Knicks Morning News (2017.03.11)

  • [NYTimes] The N.B.A.’s ‘Turkish Thunder’ Excels at a Painful Task
    (Friday, March 10, 2017 12:00:27 PM)

    Ersan Ilyasova, a power forward for the Atlanta Hawks, steps in front of runaway human trains to take a charge better than anyone else in the game.

  • [NYTimes] The Triangle: A Simple Name for a Complex Basketball Scheme
    (Saturday, March 11, 2017 1:39:12 AM)

    To make it work, Knicks players know firsthand that it requires flexibility and continuity on the roster, with players who possess a high basketball I.Q.

  • [SNY Knicks] Jackson conducts on-court triangle training with Knicks guards
    (Friday, March 10, 2017 8:20:14 PM)

    Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek confirmed Friday that team president Phil Jackson was on the court working with the Knicks guards Thursday on the triangle offense.

  • [SNY Knicks] TheKnicksBlog Podcast: The Dog Days
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:50:18 PM)

    Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton are officially in the dog days of the season as the guys discuss what Knicks fans can look forward to for the rest of the year.

  • [NY Newsday] Phil Jackson holds triangle session with Knicks’ guards
    (Friday, March 10, 2017 9:06:40 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Knicks president Phil Jackson was back on the court Thursday, coaching the guards on options they can run out of the triangle offense.

  • [NYPost] Knicks will celebrate 1984 — no, not the George Orwell classic
    (Friday, March 10, 2017 9:57:21 PM)

    The Knicks will celebrate “1984” — not the George Orwell classic but a classic squad that made great Garden memories. The Post has learned as part of the 70th anniversary celebration on March 29 the Knicks are planning a reunion of the 1983-1984 squad coached by Hubie Brown — a club that shocked the Isiah…

  • [NYPost] Knicks coach sees both sides of the tanking debate
    (Friday, March 10, 2017 9:48:47 PM)

    The nerve of those Knicks. How in blazes are they going to draft UCLA’s Lonzo Ball or Washington’s Markelle Fultz or Kansas’ Josh Jackson if they’re going to do crazy, nonsensical stuff like win ball games, as they did Monday in Orlando? At 26-39, the motto should be “Strive for 55.” As in 55 losses….

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson decides just to teach Knicks the triangle himself
    (Friday, March 10, 2017 7:52:40 PM)

    There are those around the NBA who have suggested, some more pointedly than others, that if Phil Jackson is so unwavering in his devotion to the triangle offense, he should get back on the court and coach it himself. Well, he did. Jackson, six years since he last formally held the title of “coach,” instructed…

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson works with Knick guards on (what else?) the triangle
    (Friday, March 10, 2017 8:47:28 PM)

    Phil Jackson, team executive, put back on his coaching hat to teach — what else?

  • [ESPN] Phil Jackson leads Knicks guards in triangle tutorial
    (Friday, March 10, 2017 6:56:14 PM)

    Phil Jackson leads Knicks guards in triangle tutorial

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