Category: ‘Knicks Front Office’

NBA Rumors: Isiah Thomas Could Become Next Knicks President If Phil Jackson Leaves for Lakers
February 9th, 2016 at 6:10 PM
We all know New York Knicks owner James Dolan has a very close relationship with Isiah Thomas going back from when he was in New York and even though Thomas hasn't been a part of the organization for several years, the two remain close. ***PHOTO1*** Apparently, close enough to the point where...

NBA Rumors: ‘Strong Belief’ Phil Jackson Could Leave Knicks This Summer to Re-Join Lakers
February 9th, 2016 at 12:43 PM
Maybe Phil Jackson isn't invested in the team for the long-run after all. ***PHOTO1*** With an opt-out clause that could be used this summer, there is strong belief that Phil Jackson could use his opt-out and leave his position as the president of the New York Knicks to re-join the Los Angeles...

Tom Thibodeau Would Be an Optimum Fit for Knicks, but not for Phil Jackson
February 9th, 2016 at 11:00 AM
It is widely reported that former New York Knicks assistant and Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau wants to be the next head coach of the flagship NBA club, but GM/President Phil Jackson appears to be resistant in hiring him. ***PHOTO1*** Thibodeau is not a Jackson guy by design, his strategy and...

New York Knicks’ Guard Problem not Easily Solved
February 6th, 2016 at 2:34 PM
The New York Knicks have needed backcourt help since, well, since Phil Jackson decided to bring Sasha Vujacic back to the NBA. The Knicks have two aging point guards and two newbies who are yet unproven. Even Arron Afflalo, one of Jackson's major free agent signings, has been inconsistent this...

Phil Jackson Wanted Luke Walton to Join Derek Fisher’s New York Knicks Staff
February 2nd, 2016 at 9:10 AM
When Phil Jackson took the reins of the New York Knicks, his first choice for his head coach was Steve Kerr, who rebuffed Jackson for the head coaching job of the Golden State Warriors. Jackson then turned to Derek Fisher, who had just retired as a player and had never...