Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Phil Jackson

My being a Knick fan is really being tested by the minute as long as Phil Jackson continues to be in charge of making basketball decisions for this franchise. I thought this franchise hit rock bottom during Isaiah Thomas reign of error(2003-2008) but that was mild considering how bad this reign of terror is underContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Phil Jackson”

Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week …Phil Jackson

Bad news Knick fans it seems as if the Knicks and Phil Jackson are going to continue together for the next two years. The Knicks and Phil Jackson have picked up their options on the final two years of his contract, according to a report by Usually someone gets to stay when they haveContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week …Phil Jackson”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…New York Knicks

One would think that when you hire a decorated coach who has won as many championships as Phil Jackson has a a player (2) and as a coach (11) he would know what it takes to build a winning culture a winning team. However it is becoming more and more alarming by the day thatContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…New York Knicks”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Derrick Rose

When Phil Jackson made the trade to bring Derrick Rose to New York many people panned it. I was willing to give it a shot. It was basically a one year try out for Rose. He is injury prone, he is a former league MVP but again it’s worth a shot. If he has anythingContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Derrick Rose”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Kristaps Porzingis

Fulldisclosure: I was among the Knick fans who wasn’t keen on Porzingis originally either but was willing to see what he had. I liked Karl Anthony Towns and hoped the Knicks could have worked a deal to get him, but I won’t lie I am happy to see how things worked out. For the firstContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Kristaps Porzingis”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Phil Jackson

I liked Phil Jackson when he was a skinny defensive player for the Knicks back in the 70’s. I liked Phil Jackson better when he coached the Bulls and would bang heads with Pat Riley and then with Jeff Van Gundy. He would say things to tweek the Knicks and I get it was toContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Phil Jackson”

Smallthoughts: Why I like the Moves the Knicks made

ItsĀ  not often as a Knick you get genuinely excited about the look of your team. Yes I know there are risk involved, but the risk are short term. And these are the same players other teams were looking at as well so let’s cut out …same old Knicks chatter. Yes I was not crazyContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Why I like the Moves the Knicks made”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Phil Jackson

This week’s rant could have gone in a different direction like Sam Bradford and his pouting or Matt Harvey’s struggles but instead this week rant is on Phil Jackson. Up to now we have resisted the urge to unload on the Zen Master for his aloofness when it comes to hiring a coach for theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Phil Jackson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Phil Jackson

Before he became the Zen Master, Phil Jackson was considered a defensive specialist with limited offensive ability.In 1967, Jackson was drafted in the second round by the New York Knicks. While he was a good all-around athlete, with unusually long arms, he was limited offensively and compensated with intelligence and hard work on defense. JacksonContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Phil Jackson”