James Dolan reportedly trying to prevent Phil Jackson from firing Knicks staffers

After only a month, could the honeymoon period between New York Knicks president Phil Jackson and team owner James Dolan already be over? If a New York Daily News source embedded inside Madison Square Garden and privy to the inner workings of the oft-dysfunctional front office can be believed, why yes, yes it is. The […] The post James Dolan reportedly trying to prevent Phil Jackson...
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Report: James Dolan blocking Phil Jackson from certain moves

Phil Jackson took over the New York Knicks’ basketball operations department just over a month ago, and there could already be trouble in paradise. As expected, Jackson fired head coach Mike Woodson and most of his staff earlier this week. More moves are expected within the organization over the next several months. That is, if […]
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Former Woodson Assistant Questions Knicks Management

credit: Associated Press Mike Woodson was recently fired by the New York Knicks, along with his entire coaching staff. This was hardly a surprise, and many expected this to be done a long time ago. The Knicks had a very rough season, and Woodson paid the price. Regardless of your opinion on Mike Woodson, you have to acknowledge that there are more problems in the Knicks organization...
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Knicks owner James Dolan tries to stop Phil Jackson's staff firings: source

Phil Jackson's formidable task of rebuilding the Knicks and establishing a professional, winning culture at Madison Square Garden has already hit a familiar roadblock: James Dolan. Just one month into his role as Knicks president, Jackson has already clashed with Dolan, the chairman of Madison Square Garden, over personnel decisions, the Daily News has learned. According to...
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How the New York Knicks can rebuild in one season

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New York Knicks: End Of The Season Player Grades

The New York Knicks must be elated this season is over for so many reason. They don’t have to deal with the talk of Carmelo Anthony leaving while they are preparing for a game. No more rumors of the job security of Mike Woodson. Raymond Felton can now deal with his personal life and JR Smith can hit the gym and find out where his game failed him at this season. Too many distractions...
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Major Changes For The New York Knicks

It was only a matter of time until Phil Jackson made his move to bring in a new coaching staff (via usatoday) It comes as no surprise to us all, but on Monday morning, Phil Jackson came down with the hammer and fired Mike Woodson along with his entire coaching staff. We all knew this was going to happen as soon as Phil Jackson got the job with the New York Knicks. Even if by some...
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New York Knicks and Phil Jackson’s plans next season

There is no denying that the New York Knicks are into a very bad situation at the moment, one of the toughest ones they have been in since Carmelo Anthony came on-board . This was the first season in the Melo era that the team didn’t make it to the postseason and on top of that, their megastar forward is set to hit the free agency in a little more than one month from now. However...
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Top Destinations For Carmelo Anthony And Pau Gasol This Summer

This summer is expected to be really hot in the NBA, since there will be several “big name” free agents available in the market. Two of the biggest names and biggest stars who will become available soon after the season ends are Carmelo Anthony and Pau Gasol. Although there are some people around the league who believe that both of them might just stick with their current teams...
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Steve Kerr expects to meet with Phil Jackson, Knicks

Steve Kerr hinted that he expects to be in discussions with the New York Knicks and Phil Jackson, according to ESPN’s Ian Begley. The Knicks have been on a coaching hunt since firing Mike Woodson and his coaching staff on Monday morning. “I do anticipate talking with Phil Jackson at some point. When that time comes, […]The post Steve Kerr Expects To Meet With Phil Jackson...
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Top 10 reasons why Phil Jackson fired Knicks' coach Mike Woodson

Weak Boss Level10) Woodson didn't show enough excitement over the Lamar Odom signing9) Insists on the ability to have his own choice to lead this terrible, terrible collection of talent8) Certain that Carmelo Anthony will react well to constant change in the coaching spot7) Woodson clearly responsible for Tyson Chandler being made of balsa wood, and Ray Felton being made of fat...
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10 GIFs that sum up the Mike Woodson era in NYC

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Mike Woodson fired by New York Knicks

Well, we all knew this was coming, right? It seems almost like a formality at this point, but the New York Knicks have officially relieved head coach Mike Woodson of his duties, according to the NYK PR. April 21-Phil Jackson announced today that the team’s coaching staff have been relieved of their duties, effective immediately. — NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) April 21, 2014 As...
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Knicks News: Phil Jackson promised change would be coming to the Knicks’ roster this offseason

After a disappointing 37-45 season, New York Knicks owner James Dolan and newly appointed president Phil Jackson addressed team personnel. Jackson promised to make roster changes for next season.Image By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsA team source commented on Jackson's impromptu meeting with team personnel:"Phil was honest. He said it was a disappointing season. He...
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Report: Phil Jackson upset with Knicks' lack of conditioning

The New York Knicks are about to undergo a major overhaul and it could affect more than just the coaching staff.  ESPN New York’s Ian Begley is reporting that Knicks President Phil Jackson was extremely disappointed in the Knicks overall conditioning as a team. Jackson told his players to expect personnel changes this summer and he reportedly also expects them to return in much...
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