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Phil Jackson makes belated Carmelo peace offering

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The “Zen Master” is back to sharing his philosophies from behind a screen. As the Knicks wind down another nightmarish week, which started with Phil Jackson insulting Carmelo Anthony in a cryptic tweet and crashed into the absurd with Charles Oakley’s mid-game arrest at Madison Square Garden, Jackson offered an olive branch of sorts Thursday — but...
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Phil Jackson’s stand-in for Carmelo has some tales to tell

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Michael Graham wants to be very clear: He is not angry at Phil Jackson, who referenced him in a bizarre tweet this week that praised a column written with an anti-Carmelo Anthony tone. Graham said Jackson’s reference actually was a blessing. It got him media attention again, and he was able to get notice for his...
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Knicks double down on making Charles Oakley the villain

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Charles Oakley dug in his heels and maintained the eruption during Wednesday night’s Knicks game at the Garden that led to his ejection from the arena and subsequent arrest was the result of team owner James Dolan’s security people demanding he leave. But while Oakley defended himself on one side, the Garden brass did the...
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Charles Oakley’s fall from beloved bad boy to Knicks outcast

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — For 10 seasons, Charles Oakley was the heart of the Knicks, but the longtime fan favorite is no longer welcome in the arena he used to call home. On Wednesday night, his feud with the franchise and owner James Dolan hit its lowest note, when security guards handcuffed Oakley — who was sitting a few...
  • 344 days ago
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What if Dolan’s Rangers were run like the Knicks?

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — In an alternate universe, Glen Sather (@FiveRingsSlats) is impugning Henrik Lundqvist’s character yet again on Twitter, hoping this latest personal attack might be the tipping point in the club president’s campaign to convince the Rangers’ franchise goaltender to waive his no-move clause and accept a trade out of New York. There is a report from...
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Charles Oakley tells his side: ‘More security kept coming at me’

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Charles Oakley says it was just a normal night at the Garden before all hell broke loose. The Knicks great said he and four friends were enjoying the start of the Knicks-Clippers game when security approached him. “We sat down, tried to have a good time and we were asked to leave the building,” Oakley...
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One Knicks’ superfan has had enough of Phil Jackson

NY Post (Ryan Lazo) — Spike Lee has seen enough of Phil Jackson, and that was before Charles Oakley was ejected from the Garden during Wednesday’s game against the Clippers. “I’ll pack Phil’s bag for him,” Lee, a mega Knicks fan, said to ESPN’s Steve Zeng. It seems Lee had taken offense to Jackson’s antics aimed at star forward Carmelo...
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Anthony-Jackson feud: Carmelo feels like Knicks are ‘his team’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony has told confidants he may decide to wait out the old Zen Master, according to a source. As the feud between star player and star president escalated Tuesday, Anthony was telling friends he may stand firm on his no-trade clause at the Feb. 23 trade deadline and see what 71-year-old Phil Jackson decides...
  • 344 days ago
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LeBron James weighs in on Charles Oakley mess

NY Post (Ryan Lazo) — LeBron James and the Cavaliers were in Indiana on Wednesday night, but Charles Oakley’s plight at the Garden wasn’t far from the King’s mind. Shortly after the Cavaliers defeated the Pacers, James went to Instagram and posted a picture of Oakley in his customary road Knicks’ uniform along with the caption, “Mood!! #Legend.” James’ post...
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Charles Oakley meltdown latest sad scene for sad-sack Knicks

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The curious were craning their necks at Madison Square Garden, hoping for a better view of the commotion three floors below. There, on the fifth floor, maybe five seats behind the Eighth Avenue baseline, a large man was shoving a smaller man. That much was easy to see, even before the cell phones started snapping....
  • 344 days ago
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Why James Dolan will let this Carmelo and Phil fight play out

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks owner James Dolan has no plans of butting into the Phil Jackson-Carmelo Anthony feud. Before being a central figure in Wednesday night’s Garden ejection and subsequent arrest of ex-Knick Charles Oakley, Dolan had stayed behind the scenes, remained out of the limelight, content to let Phil be Phil. Maybe Dolan didn’t know everything he...
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Knicks fittingly end night of Oakley chaos with total meltdown

NY Post (Marc Berman) — All the good of the Garden night came crashing down in the final 1:30 when the defensively challenged Knicks frittered another one away. The Knicks blew a 10-point early fourth-quarter lead and saw Jamal Crawford outmaneuver them in the final minutes as the Clippers rallied for a 119-115 victory. Carmelo Anthony heard positive chants and...
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Security drags Charles Oakley out of Knicks game in unreal scene

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Charles Oakley was pushing and shoving like it was 1995. The former Knicks forward, who was known for his bruising style of play in New York from 1988-98, was arrested in the first quarter of the Knicks-Clippers game at Madison Square Garden when he appeared to get in a fight with a security guard. He was sitting...
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Phil Jackson’s attacks are convincing Carmelo to stay

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The more Phil Jackson pushes, the firmer Carmelo Anthony plants his foot. The Knicks president’s passive-aggressive attack on the franchise’s best player is backfiring, according to a Yahoo Sports report, which quotes league sources saying Anthony’s determination to remain with the Knicks is hardening. “[Jackson’s] underestimating Melo’s willingness to stay,” a source...
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Where Jim Boeheim would like Carmelo Anthony to end up

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said Carmelo Anthony shouldn’t waive his no-trade clause for just any team, but the Clippers and Cavaliers “would be ideal” for his former pupil. The Knicks have approached the Clippers, Cavaliers and Celtics about a potential trade before the Feb. 23 deadline. “I think it depends on what team,” Boeheim said...
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