The new team president seemingly doesn’t want to sit on the bench any longer, but he’s not going to find anybody that is going to do the job as well as he could.
As bad as this season has been, and as good as another 50-win season would have been to experience, there is no contest as to which would have benefited the Knicks franchise more in the long run.
For now, Woodson said his only concern is trying to get the Knicks into the playoffs. Jackson was supportive of Woodson and said Tuesday they would have a discussion after the season, so for now Woodson has hopes of returning.
Jackson is off to quite a start in New York — and the fans are already responding. They stood for him in the first quarter and were on their feet again in the final minute to watch the Knicks beat the Pacers.
The hole might be too big to dig out of, but considering how the first 67 games of the season have gone, would you rule anything out for the final 15? I wouldn’t.
The press conference is presumably to introduce Phil Jackson as the newest member of the Knicks’ front office. What his position will be is not yet known, thought reports have suggested that he’ll be named director of basketball operations.
Contrary to popular opinion, it’s not impossible to believe Dolan would actually relinquish control to someone. The model is right in front of everyone’s eyes: Glen Sather and the Rangers.
Phil Jackson may one day return to the Knicks — just not as head coach. The team has reportedly offered the legendary coach a front office position. Jackson was said to be mulling the offer and expected to give his answer next week.
“I don’t think they’re tuning me out,” Woodson said about his players. “They’re still listening. We’re just not getting it done on the basketball floor, and that’s the frustrating part about it.”
There’s no saving this season, but perhaps it is worth changing coaches just to see how some of these players respond to a new voice.
Why should fans even turn on MSG to watch the Knicks anymore? It’s so much more fun watching the real version of the Walking Dead on AMC.
From J.R. Smith being suspended to start the season to Raymond Felton now facing gun charges, the Knicks are on pace for the biggest one-year free fall in franchise history.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson says guard Raymond Felton will suit up against the Heat in Miami despite being arrested Tuesday on gun charges.
Metta World Peace has an opinion on who might make a “great coach” for the Knicks. Nope, it’s not Phil Jackson. And he’s not talking about the Van Gundy brothers.
With CAA pulling Steve Mills’ marionette strings, will the Knicks only be able to attract clients from that agency? The Knicks are toxic. They destroy everything they touch.