The drama continues for the New York Knicks. Aside from the Charles Oakley scandal it has not been a good year for the Knicks. From Derrick Rose going MIA to injuries…. it hasn’t been pretty. On Friday the head honcho Phil Jackson said this about the teams star player: “We’ve not been able to win with [Anthony] on the court at this time,” Jackson said. “I think the direction with our team is that he’s a player that would be better off somewhere else and using his talent somewhere where he can win or chase that championship.”
There is too much drama at the organization to waste here so here is the meat and potatoes. The Knicks have missed the playoffs for the last 4 years and lost at least 50 games in three of those seasons. Who was president? Phil Jackson. What is his record as president with the Knicks? 80-166.
It’s been a rough year for Jackson personally as well as professionally. In late December Jackson announced that he and his fiancee , Los Angeles Lakers President Jeannie Buss called off their engagement.
Here is how Melo responded to Phil’s comments: