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  • New York Newspapers Roast Phil Jackson After Knicks Fire Him

    New York Newspapers Roast Phil Jackson After Knicks Fire Him

    Four straight playoff-less seasons and terrible records weren’t enough for owner James Dolan to get rid of team President Phil Jackson. It was Jackson’s willingness to just trade away Kristaps Porzingis because he didn’t attend an exit meeting that ultimately earned Phil his walking papers. On Wednesday, it was confirmed. On Thursday, it was time to […]

  • Spike Lee Celebrates Phil Jackson Firing on Instagram (PIC)

    Spike Lee Celebrates Phil Jackson Firing on Instagram (PIC)

    Social media was buzzing with joyful Knicks fans celebrating the firing of Phil Jackson earlier today.  For many of them, it’s been a long time coming, as the former president of the team stirred up plenty of controversy during his three years with the club—including his feud with Carmelo Anthony, his signings of Derrick Rose […]

  • Internet Reacts to Phil Jackson Being Fired By Knicks (TWEETS)

    Internet Reacts to Phil Jackson Being Fired By Knicks (TWEETS)

    Okay, so at the moment they are saying that Phil Jackson is “parting ways” with the Knicks, rather than being fired.  But we all know that if Phil hadn’t agreed to step down, he would have been given the boot anyway, especially after he was torched by Knicks fans and the media when he announced his intentions […]

  • REPORT: New York Knicks, Phil Jackson To Part Ways Wednesday

    REPORT: New York Knicks, Phil Jackson To Part Ways Wednesday

    It’s almost over Knicks fans. The New York Knicks franchise have been in a downward spiral since Phil Jackson became team President four years ago, ultimately cultivating in four-straight playoff-less seasons, fighting with star players on the team, and multiple controversies. That will all come to an end as Jackson is on his way out […]

  • Fans Chant ‘Fire Phil’ Extremely Loud As New York Knicks Make Their Pick (VIDEO)

    Fans Chant ‘Fire Phil’ Extremely Loud As New York Knicks Make Their Pick (VIDEO)

    Just before the New York Knicks selected French point guard Frank Ntilikina with the eighth overall pick, fans in Barclays Center, presumably mostly Knicks fans, came together and chanted as a collective unit, “FIRE PHIL.”   Right before The #Knicks made their pick last night at The Garden theater… pic.twitter.com/tYHXl5gLFp — Anthony Donahue (@AnthonyMSG) June 23, […]

  • Report: Phil Jackson Not Ruling Out Trading Kristaps Porzingis Before NBA Draft

    Report: Phil Jackson Not Ruling Out Trading Kristaps Porzingis Before NBA Draft

    Phil Jackson apparently likes to see Knicks fans cry. No one is safe under Team President Phil Jackson as he’s been campaigning to get superstar Carmelo Anthony off the squad for months. Now, a new report from NBA insider Adrian Wojnaroskwi states that Phil Jackson and the Knicks are open to trading Kristaps Porzingis for a top draft pick […]