yeah.. Phil doesn't look good.. looks stressed and looks like he gained 'stress' weight.
Pretty sure he'd much prefer to be training at the Lakers facility every day and coming home to Jeanie every night. But it was his choice to go to Dolan and accept the money and now unfortunately he has to deal with it. I can see him quitting soon if Dolan keeps being Dolan.. for the good of his health.
Also, Dolan stopping PJ at every turn
Although it had been known for months that Kerr was Jackson's primary target, Knicks ownership did not appear to support the hiring. This comes one month after the Daily News reported that Jackson and Dolan had already clashed over staff moves. ESPN later reported that Jackson wanted to revamp the medical staff but was rebuffed by Dolan, who promised Jackson full autonomy when the Knicks signed him to a five-year, $60 million contact in March to become the team’s president of basketball operations.
Read more: http://www.nydailyne...5#ixzz328ZQly6l
Phil should have NEVER EVER EVER went to the Knicks in the first place and trusting Dolan is the biggest mistake he and anyone else that has ever worked with Dolan can make. Phil learned the hard way. Even being Phil Jackson isn't enough when Dolan is your boss. I don't know why anyone thought this or Dolan would change. Dolan is Phil's BOSS. Till that changes don't expect the Knicks to just because he's there.
Also this zinger
Jim Dolan was not going to tell Phil "you can't hire Steve Kerr" but as a person involved in the talks said, "he sabotaged it."
sigh... Dolan will never change. Except he can have Phil's face whenever the Knicks fail instead of his own. Again.. just what he wanted.
Knicks already trying using their workers at the Post to spin it against Phil. Isola's not buying it
Only Berman of the Post would report the Knicks spin that Phil Jackson low-balled his one and only coaching candidate, Steve Kerr.
Yes, Phil making $12 million per played hardball with Dolan's money, risked losing his only choice & ended up with egg on his face. Sure.
FYI: There is no salary cap for coaches and everyone at MSG is overpaid. But it was Phil who played hardball with Steve Kerr. Sure.
Shaw even says he'd decline a Knicks coaching job(It's not Phil, it's Dolan)
@dempseypost: W/Steve Kerr now at Golden St., if the Knicks made a move toward Nuggets Brian Shaw, he said he'd decline.
This is not good all around. Even the power of Phil Jackson isn't enough to make people want to work under Dolan. Unless Dolan leaves it's gonna stick this way from the looks of it.
Edited by Majesty, May 18, 2014 - 09:59 PM.