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Knicks owner James Dolan (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Dolan Used His Music To Help Lure Players To Knicks In ’10

A musician — you may or may not have heard of his band, “JD and the Straight Shot” — Dolan attempted to use his music to his advantage when trying to encourage players to sign with the Knicks.

03/19/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Phil Jackson On WFAN: Knicks Need Mental, Spiritual Makeover

There’s a reason they call him the Zen Master. Jackson knows his No. 1 priority is to put a winning product on the court. To that end, he plans on molding the mental state of his players.

03/19/2014

Phil Jackson shakes hands with James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Maidson Square Garden, during his introductory press conference as President of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2014. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks’ Jackson-Dolan Alliance Already Off To Great Start

The Phil Jackson era has begun. It’s a new beginning. It’s real hope for Knicks fans. In a season that has had very few good days, yesterday was a great one for the ‘Bockers.

03/19/2014

(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Jackson’s Hiring Is Official — Now What?

Boomer couldn’t help but feel good about the Knicks thanks to the mere presence of Jackson, citing the good old days when Phil actually wore a Knicks uniform.

WFAN–03/19/2014

Phil Jackson stands for photos during his introductory press conference as president of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2014. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Zen Era: Phil Jackson Comes Home, Is Introduced As Knicks President At MSG

“We want to build a team,” Jackson said. “We have a great opportunity. This is the best place to play basketball … I have to jump in with both feet. I’ve gotta move to New York, and I’ve gotta do this job the right way.”

03/18/2014

James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden, stands with Phil Jackson, right, during the press conference on March 18, 2014, to announce Jackson being named President of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jackson Didn’t Take An Offer From Knicks, He Accepted Their Surrender

The contrast in the men was startling, like a before and after photo glued together. It’s probably the last time both Jim Dolan and Phil Jackson will be smiling at the same time.

03/18/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: 5 Most Important Questions For Knicks Prez Phil Jackson

This is the start of a new era filled with questions and great anticipation. Knicks fans, enjoy the show, but don’t expect to learn a whole lot. This is only the beginning.

03/18/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Phil Jackson Press Conference Drinking Game

Here you’ll find everything you need to get good and drunk during Phil Jackson’s introductory press conference on Tuesday.

WFAN–03/18/2014

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Getting To The Root Of The Problem

After ‘The’ Eddie Scozzare set the tone with a ‘sympathetic’ violin, which worked wonders in snapping the boys back to reality, the fun got underway.

WFAN–03/18/2014

Tim Hardaway, Jr.  (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks’ Winning Streak As Improbable As This Season

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.

03/17/2014

Grant Hill drives to the basket against the Knicks in December 2002. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

Grant Hill On WFAN: Ankle Nightmare Would Have Been Avoided With Knicks

Hill insists his career could have been much, much different had he landed with the Knicks in 2000: “If I had gone there, I wouldn’t have had the ankle problems.”

03/17/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

AP: Jackson To Be Introduced By Knicks On Tuesday

Jackson has agreed to run the New York Knicks’ front office, a person familiar with the negotiations between the 11-time champion coach and the franchise told The Associated Press on Friday.

03/15/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks To Hold Press Conference Tuesday To Make ‘Major Announcement’

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.

03/14/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Job A No-Lose Situation For The ‘Zen Master’

I see virtually no scenario in which Jackson looks bad coming out of this Knicks opportunity. If he clashes with Dolan and the result is an ugly divorce, everyone would blame Dolan and Jackson’s reputation would barely be scratched.

03/13/2014

Kobe Bryant and Phil Jackson in 2011.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Kobe, Magic In Disbelief As Lakers Let Phil Jackson Sign On With Knicks

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?

03/13/2014

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