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Chris Paul’s hatred of Doc Rivers led to Clippers exit

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Chris Paul wasn’t happy with family coming before team. Paul’s decision to sign with the Rockets — forcing the Clippers to trade him after he opted into the final year of his contract — stemmed from his frustration with coach and team president Doc Rivers favoring son Austin, according to ESPN “SportsCenter” anchor and former...
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Sad Jeff Hornacek couldn’t find words for Phil firing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO — A somber and shaken-looking Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek thanked Phil Jackson for hiring him 13 months ago and called it “a tough day for us.’’ Speaking at the end of the Knicks’ first summer-league practice in Orlando, Hornacek would not take questions from the media, only willing to make a quick statement about...
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How Phil Jackson spent three years sabotaging the Knicks

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — Phil Jackson joined the Knicks as team president in March 2014 to much fanfare and paeans to the team’s glory days. He was fired Wednesday having lost the trust of the fan base, the loyalty of the team’s best players … and a lot of games. For every ring he won and Zen Master stroke...
  • 361 days ago
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Knicks fire Phil Jackson — and lay out next steps

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Phil Jackson is out. The Knicks made the widely reviled team president’s ouster official Wednesday morning in a press release co-issued by Jackson and owner James Dolan that generously termed the firing as they “mutually agreed to part company” after “discussing the future.” Upon the end of his disastrous three-year tenure, Jackson is quoted as...
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Knicks target Raptors’ Masai Ujiri to replace Phil Jackson

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — James Dolan isn’t wasting any time.
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Why Phil Jackson was doomed to fail Knicks from the start

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The day Phil Jackson was hired to run the Knicks, as folks jumped over each other trying to ring hosannas for the deal – and, full admission, I was at the front of that line – I got a call from someone who’d worked in the NBA a long, long time. He understood why James...
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James Dolan, Phil Jackson expected to part ways: reports

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks owner James Dolan is expected to let team president Phil Jackson go, according to multiple reports.
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Knicks balk at Carmelo Anthony power play to force way to Cavs

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson said last week Carmelo Anthony prefers to stay a Knick. Reportedly, he would just as soon be LeBron James’ running mate with the Cavaliers. An ESPN report stated Tuesday that Anthony’s agents have approached the Knicks about getting waived via a buyout in order to sign as a free agent with...
  • 362 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony starts pushing for his ideal Knicks exit

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — If Phil Jackson can’t bully Carmelo Anthony into accepting a trade, maybe Carmelo Anthony can bully Phil Jackson into a buyout. While Anthony’s preference remains to stay in New York,
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Knicks’ top pick soaking up LeBron advice from close source

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Strasbourg power forward Romeo Travis has given a ton of advice to his teammate of two seasons, Frank Ntilikina, even preaching to him the gospel of LeBron James. Travis is James’ childhood friend in Akron and former power forward on James’ renowned high school juggernaut St. Vincent-St. Mary. Yes, Ntilikina, who will wear the Knicks...
  • 362 days ago
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Knicks’ Willy Hernangomez lavished with NBA rookie honor

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The disaster that was the Knicks’ 2016-17 season actually had some bright spots. Honest. One of them was the play of rookie Willy Hernangomez, who was recognized Monday as a member of the NBA’s All-Rookie first team. Hernangomez, a 6-foot-11 center, led all qualified rookies with a 52.9 field-goal percentage while averaging 8.2 points and...
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