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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: At The End Of The Day, Being Bad Was Good For The Knicks

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.

03/20/2014

Mike Woodson (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Mike Woodson Not Mad That Knicks Wanted Phil Jackson For His Job

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.

03/20/2014

Phil Jackson waves as he is welcomed as president of the New York Knicks during a game against the indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 19, 2014.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Fans Give Phil Jackson Standing Ovation At MSG

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.

03/20/2014

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks handles the ball against Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 19, 2014.   (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Open Phil Jackson Era With 7th Straight Win

Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points and the New York Knicks opened the Phil Jackson era by beating the Indiana Pacers 92-86 Wednesday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.

03/20/2014

James Dolan (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: James Dolan Speaks — And The World Loves It

Was he perfect? Of course not. He is not a great public speaker, so there was plenty of hesitation and “uhhs” between his words, but none of that matters when compared to the words that came out of his mouth.

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

Nets point guard Deron Williams, left, and head coach Jason Kidd discuss the disaster that was Brooklyn's 44-point loss in Portland on Feb. 26, 2014.  (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: I Apologize To Jason Kidd — As Should A Lot Of Other People

Like so many, I implored the Nets to jettison their fledgling coach after they plunged to a 10-21 record to start the season. Then the Nets went 23-9 in 2014 before their loss to the Wizards last week.

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

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