NEW YORK (WFAN) — There’s a reason they call him the Zen Master.
Phil Jackson knows his No. 1 priority as president of the New York Knicks is to put a winning product on the court. To that end, he plans on molding the mental state of his players.
And that includes guard J.R. Smith, who Jackson described Wednesday on WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show as “a talent that sometimes gets in his own way.”
“I think that I bring a path that has used calmness, focus — meditation, in fact,” Jackson said. “(The) mind controlling situations.”