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Isola: Phil Jackson no longer the cool, calm man on bench

[unable to retrieve full-text content] When Phil Jackson was coaching he had this habit of sitting back with his legs crossed while coaches ranted and raved along the sidelines. Basketball Rss Article only

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Knicks prez Phil Jackson says he won't abandon his system

The Mighty Ringmaster has spoken and has dubbed his precious triangle above criticism. Phil Jackson ambled to the podium Thursday and assumed his familiar defensive stance on the three-sided system, with some added shots directed at the media. If there ...

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Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson not on same page with Knicks

Howard Simmons/New York Daily News Carmelo Anthony says he wants open communication with the Knicks when it comes to hiring a coach and bringing in players, something Phil Jackson didn’t exactly echo. It’s getting harder for Carmelo Anthony to keep ...

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Kobe Bryant wins his final game with the LA Lakers

Kobe Bryant wins his final game with the LA Lakers Mamba out: Kobe Bryant’s remarkable career ended in a spectacular fashion as the LA Laker scored 60 points in his final game against the Utah Jazz, 101-96, marking an end ...

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RHCP’S Flea ripped apart for National Anthem performance

[embedded content] Red Hot Chili Pepper’s Flea may have to go hide under a bridge. The bassist was ripped apart on social media Tuesday night after performing his bass-only rendition of the National Anthem at Kobe Bryant’s final game. The ...

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'Premiere two-guard' Afflalo likely to use Knicks opt-out

Ron Hoskins/NBAE/Getty Images Arron Afflalo sees his role reduced with the Knicks under Kurt Rambis. INDIANAPOLIS — Arron Afflalo wants a frank conversation with Knicks brass in his exit interview, which, based on his demotion to the bench and his ...

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After another lost season, Knicks left wondering where to go

Darron Cummings/AP Carmelo Anthony sits out the final game of the Knicks poor season in Indiana. INDIANAPOLIS – Yup, the Knicks stink. Their latest incarnation of futility died off Tuesday. The season finale – a 102-90 defeat to the Pacers ...

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7’4” HS freshman Matt Van Komen dominates basketball courts

[embedded content] Matt Van Komen is heads above his competition — literally. The 7’4” high school freshman from Lehi, Utah, was the tallest freshman at last week’s Underclassman All American Game, showing off his easy dunks around his diminutive opponents ...

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Nets still fall to Wizards despite overcoming 20-0 deficit

Kathy Kmonicek/AP JJ Hickson throws down a dunk as he finishes with 15 points in the Wizards’ 120-111 win over the Nets on Monday. Interim coach Tony Brown just about has guided the undermanned Nets to the finish line since ...

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Phil Jackson congratulates Warriors for matching 72-win mark

Seth Wenig/AP The Knicks aren’t close to threatening Phil Jackson’s record of 72 wins with the Bulls. Phil Jackson has come full triangle on the Warriors. The Knicks president — weeks removed from comparing league MVP Stephen Curry to journeyman ...

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