Phil Jackson

FILE - In this file photo from June 16, 2010, then Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson, left, directs Derek Fisher during NBA basketball practice in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Former Laker Derek Fisher agrees to coach the Knicks

(AP) – Derek Fisher has agreed to become the next coach of the New York Knicks and will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday morning, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated […]

06/10/2014

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson, right, watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Phil Jackson seeking Knicks coach, says it won’t be him

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The coaching search is on in New York, and the best possible candidate has already been eliminated. Phil Jackson won’t be hiring himself to coach the Knicks. Two days after firing […]

04/23/2014

New York Knicks new team president Phil Jackson, right, shakes hands with Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan during a news conference where he was introduced, at New York's Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Coming home: Phil Jackson is Knicks’ president

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson has returned to the New York Knicks as their team president. The Knicks announced Jackson’s hiring Tuesday at a news conference in the lobby of Madison Square Garden, where […]

03/18/2014

Bret Lewis

Still coming up short

After his first tour of duty with the Lakers, Phil Jackson wrote a book and in it said that Kobe Bryant was “uncoachable.” Then he came back as coach to win two more titles. Said […]

05/16/2013

Bret Lewis

The future for the purple and gold

Lakers fans still clinging to the slim hope that Phil Jackson will come back in some capacity… had better hope the Kings actually stay in Sacramento. Word is if they move to Seattle one of […]

05/15/2013

Jeanie Buss shows her engagement ring from Phil Jackson (Photo credit: Jeanie Buss via Twitter)

Buss tweets engagement to Jackson, shows off ring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Known for getting rings, Phil Jackson finally has given one as well. The retired coach, who won 11 NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls, is engaged to longtime girlfriend and Lakers executive Jeanie Buss.

01/04/2013

D'Antoni's official introduction today

EL SEGUNDO (CNS) – The Los Angeles Lakers will introduce Mike D’Antoni as their coach today, one day after his selection drew criticism from Laker legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson, now a team vice president. “To […]

11/15/2012

No sequel here

No offense to Mike D’Antoni. But it would have been nice to see Phil Jackson come back and coach the Lakers. Yeah, I know he had some reservations about a third go-round with the Lakers. […]

11/12/2012

Lakers announce new coach

Mike D’Antoni will be the next coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Times reports. D’Antoni, who coached the New York Knicks last season and the Phoenix Suns earlier, signed a three-year deal […]

11/12/2012

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