FanIQ Tagged: phil jackson


It's o-Fish-al: Derek Fisher to be hired as coach of New York Knicks

6/9/14 in NBA   |   JoeKukura   |   492 respect

Phil Jackson didn't get his first choice for the new head coach of the New York Knicks, but he's reeled in his second choice. Yahoo Sports ...


Phil Jackson has been fined for tampering with Derek Fisher

6/3/14 in NBA   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

It has been the common assumption that Derek Fisher is going to retire now that the Thunder have been eliminated from the NBA Playoffs. That mea...


Steve Kerr has snubbed Phil Jackson and the Knicks, will coach the Warriors instead

5/15/14 in NBA   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

Phil Jackson and the Knicks were pursuing Steve Kerr to be their next head coach, but it looks like Kerr will be taking his talents elsewhere, afte...


It looks like Phil Jackson will attempt to rescue the Knicks

3/11/14 in NBA   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

The Knicks have already reached out to Phil Jackson about coaching their embarrassment of a franchise, but he turned down the offers. Most likely, ...


Phil Jackson: “I think Kobe Is going to be still a scorer”

1/31/14 in NBA   |   aaronjchung   |   264 respect

  After tearing his Achilles and fracturing his knee, Phil Jackson still believes that Kobe Bryant can come back a great scorer.   &...


Phil Jackson says he wouldn't have paid Kobe Byrant so much

1/31/14 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

Rick Fox recently sat down for  an interview with Phil Jackson, and part of the audio was released. In the clip, the Zen Master talks about Ko...


Phil Jackson: Kobe told MJ he'd beat him 1-on-1 when they first met

1/24/14 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

When Phil Jackson is telling a story, you better believe that it's going to be pretty entertaining.  The legend was recently on a t...


Jeanie Buss felt betrayed when Jim Buss hired Mike D'Antoni

9/22/13 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

Ever since the Los Angeles Lakers decided to hire Coach Mike D'Antoni over Phil Jackson last year, people have been wondering what really happe...


3 better ways the Lakers could have handled their “clumsy” coaching choice

8/16/13 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

Figuring out what the heck the Lakers were thinking when they hired Coach Mike D’Antoni over Phil Jackson has been on the minds of basketball...


Phil Jackson disses Dwight Howard on Twitter

7/8/13 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

Phil Jackson is two things: a winner and a very smart man.  So, when he sent out a tweet to Los Angeles Lakers fans and Dwight Howard, ther...


Jeanie Buss and Phil Jackson talk about his future with the Lakers

6/24/13 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

In case you were worried about Phil Jackson's involvement with the Los Angeles Lakers, don't. "He's one phone call away,"...


Phil Jackson says the Lakers can't win with this coaching staff

5/30/13 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

You've got to love a man who is candid because he's got the hardware to back it up. Phil Jackson doesn't hold back punches ...


Phil Jackson 'Laughed' When Lakers Hired Mike D'Antoni

5/22/13 in NBA   |   AJ_88   |   166 respect

When Phil Jackson went into the weekend after a conversation with Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss, he was told he had the weekend to mull over the offer...


Phil Jackson discusses the Kobe vs. MJ comparison, and whether he'd come back to LA

5/21/13 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

  Phil Jackson appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to talk about all things Lakers. In the interview, Phil talks the Kobe...


Jeanie Buss gives her take on the MJ vs Kobe argument

5/20/13 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

This is what a healthy relationship looks like, and why Jeanie Buss and Phil Jackson will be just fine, even if he's coaching in Timbuktu. ...


The Zen Master says Jordan was better than Kobe

5/17/13 in NBA   |   Pat   |   5235 respect

Kobe Bryant is one of the few modern athletes who are in the conversation for the best NBA player of all time. Obviously Michael Jordan is the fron...


Phil Jackson's memoir reveals a lot about the Lakers

5/12/13 in NBA   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

If you’ve ever read one of Phil Jackson’s books, then you know that the Zen Master doesn’t hold back on the way that he really fe...


Phil Jackson turns down another coaching job

5/8/13 in NBA   |   aaronjchung   |   264 respect

  It turns out that the rumors were indeed true.  The Brooklyn Nets did reached out to Phil Jackson after they fired interim head coac...


The Pistons have hired the Zen master to help in their coaching search

5/3/13 in NBA   |   aaronjchung   |   264 respect

  Phil Jackson is now working for the Detroit Pistons – not to coach – but to help them find a coach.  Detroit Pistons ...


Toronto Raptors Are Pursuing Phil Jackson

4/30/13 in NBA   |   aaronjchung   |   264 respect

The Toronto Raptors are hotly pursuing Phil Jackson to be their new president.  Jackson has a close relationship with Tim Leiweke, former AEG ...