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Isola: Jax’s power play with Melo could prove costly

NY Daily News (Frank Isola) — Phil Jackson didn’t blink when he suggested that Carmelo Anthony could really help the cause by taking a pay cut. You gotta love a guy making $12 million a year not to coach the Knicks asking the star player to seriously consider fiscal responsibility. Pretty please.
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Phil: Dolan has kept his promise

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Even before he spoke Wednesday morning, Phil Jackson was the talk of the town after the Daily News reported that he and team owner James Dolan already have clashed over personnel decisions concerning existing members of the organization.
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Lupica: Dolan proving Garden far from Eden for Jax

NY Daily News (Mike Lupica) — The smartest possible thing that James Dolan could have done at this particular moment in Knicks history is hire Phil Jackson, no matter what the cost, and allow Jackson to not only overhaul the basketball team, but also the permanent government of Dolan’s Madison Square Garden.
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Players trashed Woodson in exit interviews: Jackson

NY Post (Marc Berman) — In nothing short of a dig at former coach Mike Woodson, Knicks president Phil Jackson revealed several players during exit interviews told him the club didn’t play as a team...
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Phil Jackson zings San Antonio Spurs

$Newsday Phil Jackson is the Knicks’ president now, but he couldn’t help himself from taking a little shot at the San Antonio Spurs, one of his chief rivals when he coached the Lakers.
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Jackson puts heat on Anthony to stick to word on ‘pay cut’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Phil Jackson put the pressure on Carmelo Anthony, suggesting Anthony likely will need to make good on his word of taking a pay cut to stick with the Knicks. Jackson...
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Jackson Expects Anthony to Accept Less for Good of Knicks

NY Times (HARVEY ARATON) — Phil Jackson, the team president, left little doubt on Wednesday that Steve Kerr was his top choice as coach and made a case for players sacrificing financially to upgrade the roster.
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Phil Jackson: With or without Carmelo Anthony, Knicks will move forward

$Newsday Phil Jackson hopes that Carmelo Anthony "is true to his word" and takes less than a maximum contract to re-sign with the Knicks.
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Phil hopeful Melo takes less to stay with Knicks

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — The Knicks' biggest perceived advantage in retaining Carmelo Anthony this summer is supposed to be the $33 million more than other teams they can pay him in free agency.
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Phil Jackson has no desire to coach the Knicks

NY Daily News (MITCH ABRAMSON) — Phil Jackson’s significant other wants him to coach the Knicks, and we’re not talking about James Dolan. Jackson’s fiancé, Jeanie Buss, wants Jackson to fulfill the wish of nearly every Knicks fan and take over the head coaching duties for the team, Jackson told reporters at the team’s practice facility on Wednesday.
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Phil Jackson to check on Steve Kerr’s ‘desire to coach’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Phil Jackson, in his first remarks since firing Mike Woodson, said he plans to speak to Steve Kerr in the next week or so, saying the two have “philosophically a...
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Phil Jackson confirms Steve Kerr as Knicks coaching candidate

$Newsday Knicks president Phil Jackson said Wednesday that Steve Kerr is a candidate to replace the recently fired Mike Woodson as the team's head coach.
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Source: Dolan tries to stop Jackson's Knick staff firings

NY Daily News (FRANK ISOLA) — 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.
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Bill Wennington believes Phil Jackson and Steve Kerr are winning combo

$Newsday Phil Jackson is running a basketball department for the first time and he could hire a first-time coach in Steve Kerr. But someone who played for Jackson and with Kerr believes their experiences would make them a good team.
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Harper also expecting Knicks interview

NY Post (Marc Berman) — One day after Steve Kerr said he “anticipates” speaking to Phil Jackson about the Knicks head-coaching job, Ron Harper told The Post he believes he will interview for a position...
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