The ‘Bockers must feel Jackson’s arrival is a slam-dunk, even though multiple reports say the Hall of Famer still hasn’t officially signed on the dotted line.
Two Lakers greats are chucking up a half-court shot at the buzzer, campaigning Los Angeles brass to swoop in and hire the Zen Master. Will it go in?
Sources have said Phil Jackson is close to agreeing to become the next Head of Basketball Operations for the Knicks, with a deal that could be finalized by the end of the week.
Allan Houston, the Knicks’ assistant general manager, will serve as the new team’s GM. The team will conduct a fan vote to help choose the name of the new NBADL club.
State Rep. Pat Garofalo’s tweet about the NBA has prompted hundreds of responses, with many on social media calling it racist.
Carmelo Anthony shook off a horrid shooting start and scored 26 points, leading the New York Knicks to their third straight victory, 107-97 over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
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.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Mason says he’s been unable to land a job with the team despite an obvious need to get back to what worked 20 years ago, when the Knicks reached the NBA Finals under former coach Pat Riley.
It’s easy to label the Knicks losers. But why must we join them? They say not just a tree but also a team grows in Brooklyn.
No matter how well the Nets played in the first half, we crossed our fingers and bit our nails to the bone for the next 12 minutes. Not any more. Unless I just jinxed it.
“I hope (my coming out) encourages other people to live an authentic life — an honest, authentic life — and not be afraid or ashamed to be who they really are in the public eye,” Collins told WFAN’s Marc Malusis.
By now many Knicks fans have given up on making the playoffs. But forward Amar’e Stoudemire insists “it’s not over yet,” despite yet another loss Monday night in a season full of letdowns.
OK, so it wasn’t their Mount Everest — that would equate to the NBA title this nearly $200 million roster was expected to compete for before a 10-21 start put a damper on things — but I’ll take baby steps.
With the crowd chanting his name, Collins finally entered the game in the waning moments. He played just three minutes, had no points, one rebound and one steal.