Isiah Thomas says he hasn’t spoken with New York Knicks President Phil Jackson since joining the Liberty as a consultant in February.
After ripping into Phil Jackson, Craig made it clear that by no means should the No. 4 draft pick be traded, before concluding that “the Knicks are screwed as a franchise.”
All eyes will be on the draft lottery on Tuesday night as the immediate future of more than a dozen teams will begin to be determined.
“Frank the Tank” recently had a sit-down with the “Zen Master” and thinks he made an impression.
Playoff basketball is different than regular season basketball. It is a phrase uttered a lot this time of year, sometimes appropriately, sometimes not.
Phil Jackson is watching players like Marc Gasol, Jimmy Butler, LaMarcus Aldridge and Draymond Green, all of whom (or none of which) could be targets of the Knicks this summer.
There were no brash comments or predictions about turning the Knicks into a championship-caliber team overnight. This was stuff the fans needed to hear.
The Knicks finished with the second-worst record in the NBA behind Minnesota, meaning they have a 19.9 percent chance of landing the No. 1 overall pick during the lottery.
“For Knicks fans here, what you want is somebody who has a plan, who has a theory on how to build a team over time.”
There were times, Carmelo Anthony acknowledges, he wondered if he made the right decision to stay in New York.
The ping-pong balls bounce in May. The draft happens in June. Free agency starts in July. The Knicks need to do well in all three. The rebuild starts now.
The annual eulogy is real, just like the Knicks are really bad. Their ignominious run of wretched basketball is rolling out like a red carpet.
The Knicks have already lost 63 games this season. What’s four more?
The Knicks have a franchise-worst 63 losses and counting. But James Dolan still thinks his franchise is on a Straight Shot to the top.
Knicks fans should still believe in Jackson, despite the team’s failures this season. He has the chance to build this team from scratch, and everyone needs to give him a chance to do it.