Category: ‘Knicks Front Office’

Phil Jackson Wanted Luke Walton to Join Derek Fisher’s New York Knicks Staff
February 2nd, 2016 at 9:10 AM
When Phil Jackson took the reins of the New York Knicks, his first choice for his head coach was Steve Kerr, who rebuffed Jackson for the head coaching job of the Golden State Warriors. Jackson then turned to Derek Fisher, who had just retired as a player and had never...

Madison Square Garden Fires Eecutives, Senior Vice President in Ticket Scalping Scandal
January 23rd, 2016 at 2:32 PM
Madison Square Garden uncovered an internal ticket scalping scandal, and after conducting an investigation, fired several sales executives as well as Adam Campbell, the Senior Vice President of ticket sales and corporate hospitality, reports The New York Post. ***PHOTO1*** The scandal involved the executives purchasing tickets at face value and reselling them...

New York Knicks’ Phil Jackson Gives Odd Tribute to Glenn Frey
January 19th, 2016 at 1:41 PM
New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson set to Twitter yesterday after he heard the news of Glenn Frey. Frey was one of the founding members of the Eagles, for which he also played the guitar. Frey passed this weekend after suffering an intestinal problem from which he could not...

Memphis Grizzlies Guard Matt Barnes Refuses to Talk to New York Knicks’ Derek Fisher
January 15th, 2016 at 1:56 PM
New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher got into a scuffle with former teammate Matt Barnes during the preseason. Fisher had flown to Los Angeles to see his kids, and apparently was visiting Barns' estranged ex-wife, Gloria Govan. Barnes got wind of the visit through his kids, and allegedly punched...

New York Knicks Team President Phil Jackson Will Drop on All-Time Coaching Wins List This Season
January 3rd, 2016 at 2:55 PM
The New York Knicks hired Phil Jackson almost two years ago. Known as one of the greatest basketball minds of all time, and one of the winningest coaches in NBA history, Jackson last coached for the Los Angeles Lakers in 2010-11 and retired when the season ended. He ended up...