Knicks new president talks much like a coach at introductory press conference
On his first day as president of the Knicks, Phil Jackson was still very much a coach, not an executive.
He spoke glowingly about the triangle offense, complained specifically about the footwork in the NBA, said he demanded three offensive rebounders on the boards with two guys backing up on defense after a shot goes up.
What he didn’t talk about was the league’s salary cap, the phone calls he would need to make to other NBA executives, his specific scouting schedule or whether he would be the one negotiating contracts with players. He didn’t really get asked all those questions, because... read more