NEW YORK (WFAN) — There’s a reason they call him the Zen Master.
Phil Jackson knows his No. 1 priority as president of the New York Knicks is to put a winning product on the court. To that end, he plans on molding the mental state of his players.READ MORE: NYC Mayoral Candidates Make Last-Minute Push For Votes Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary
And that includes guard J.R. Smith, who Jackson described Wednesday on WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” show as “a talent that sometimes gets in his own way.”
“I think that I bring a path that has used calmness, focus — meditation, in fact,” Jackson said. “(The) mind controlling situations.”