Knicks Morning News (2017.05.28)

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson’s closest adviser knows what champions look like
    (Saturday, May 27, 2017 8:01:12 PM)

    Unheralded out of the small school, Arkansas-Little Rock, Derek Fisher played 18 NBA seasons and won five NBA titles with the Lakers — proving to be a leader, clutch 3-point shooter, rabid and prideful defender, playing hurt and playing “bigger than his size’’ — all attributes found in Clarence Gaines Jr.’s scouting report filed in…

  • [NYPost] Meet Phil Jackson’s Knicks draft guru — a respected ‘odd duck’
    (Saturday, May 27, 2017 7:39:46 PM)

    Clarence Gaines Jr. walked into the Quest gymnasium in Chicago for the draft combine earlier this month wearing a brown/beige/orange-checkered African gown known as a dashiki. Gaines avoided all personal contact, darting through a phalanx of scouts, general managers and media. He silently took a seat in the metal bleachers. He sat alone, as is…

  • [NYPost] How Knicks and Nets unwittingly created the NBA juggernauts
    (Saturday, May 27, 2017 11:37:59 AM)

    With June approaching, that emptiness every New York basketball fan has felt since 2003 is returning. Here come the NBA Finals. Where are the Knicks and Nets? Right, lounging. The Nets last made the Finals in 2003 and lost to the Spurs, the team that beat the Knicks in their most recent Finals run in…

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