/ Jun 3, 2016

Knicks appoint Hornacek as new coach

The New York Knicks have hired Jeff Hornacek, who emerged last month as Phil Jackson’s surprising coaching choice. Jackson went with the former Phoenix Suns coach over anyone who had played or worked under him, even though he had said after the season he ...

Fisher out as coach of Knicks

/ Feb 9, 2016

Fisher out as coach of Knicks

Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1½ seasons later, Jackson decided he needed someone else. Fisher was fired on Monday, with his team having lost five straight and nine ...

Hoop sage Bach lived incredible life

/ | Feb 2, 2016

Hoop sage Bach lived incredible life

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You probably don’t know Johnny Bach. You’ve seen him, the ruddy-faced guy with the stern demeanor sitting on the bench of the champion Chicago Bulls next to Phil Jackson in the 1990s, steely grey eyes fixed on the defensive play, his “Doberman defense” as ...

Jackson doesn't expect Kobe to retire after season

/ Sep 26, 2015

Jackson doesn't expect Kobe to retire after season

Phil Jackson doubts this is Kobe Bryant’s final season — though thinks it may be Bryant’s last in Los Angeles. With Bryant going into the last season of his contract and coming off a couple of injury-shortened seasons, his future will be among the ...