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  • Fisher determined to make Knicks champions

    Fisher determined to make Knicks champions
    NEW YORK -- For first-timers in their current roles, Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher are ready to lean on their experience to bring a championship to the New York Knicks. “It's an honor to work alongside Phil Jackson, who is both a legend and friend...
  • Letters: Will Lakers own up to mistakes?

    Jim Buss says he will resign in three or four years [April 20] if the Lakers are not back on top because that will mean he has failed. Dude, you have already failed both the team and its fans by your evident lack of leadership, so why must we wait so long...
  • Phil Jackson fires Mike Woodson and rest of Knicks' coaching staff

    Phil Jackson made his first big move since becoming president of the New York Knicks last month -- he fired coach Mike Woodson and the rest of the coaching staff. “I have a tremendous amount of respect for Mike Woodson and his entire staff,”...
  • Jason Collins played a big role in Atlanta's playoff series win over Orlando in 2011

    Jason Collins played a big role in Atlanta's playoff series win over Orlando in 2011
    Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins will be remembered as a barrier breaker. This season, he became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of North America's four major professional team sports leagues. That achievement likely will become his legacy....
  • Report: Phil Jackson 'ready to get back to work' in NBA

    Report: Phil Jackson 'ready to get back to work' in NBA
    Eleven NBA championships isn't enough for Phil Jackson. Apparently he wants an even dozen now. After leading the Chicago Bulls to six NBA crowns and the Los Angeles Lakers to five, Jackson is "ready to go back to work," according to ESPN.com. After...
  • Metta World Peace: I didn't know who Knicks coach was when I signed

    Metta World Peace: I didn't know who Knicks coach was when I signed
    Maybe it's a good thing Metta World Peace didn't know exactly what he was getting into when he signed with the New York Knicks in the off-season. The former Lakers forward told ESPN this week that he didn't even know who the Knicks' coach was when he...
  • Phil Jackson is back in NBA, and he has much work to do with Knicks

    Phil Jackson won two NBA championships as a teammate of Hall of Famers Walt Frazier and Bill Bradley. He won 11 titles as a coach of all-time greats Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal. For his next challenge, Jackson will try to win...
  • Phil Jackson leaves Lakers in the dust

    Phil Jackson leaves Lakers in the dust
    The most painful loss in a throbbing Lakers season came hours after Kobe Bryant was officially declared done until October because of a perpetually achy knee. Phil Jackson is departing Los Angeles for New York, leaving behind a Staples Center-sized sore...
  • Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York

    Lakers gain closure with Phil Jackson's departure to New York
    Should the Lakers have hired Phil Jackson to coach the team instead of Mike D'Antoni in 2012?  Will the team fire D'Antoni for Jackson?  Why won't owner/executive Jim Buss hire Jackson to run the team's basketball operations? Finally those questions...
  • NBA quotes of week: Gregg Popovich, Shaquille O'Neal are heard from

    NBA quotes of week: Gregg Popovich, Shaquille O'Neal are heard from
    MVP talk San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich, on Chicago's Joakim Noah being considered a candidate for most valuable player alongside LeBron James and Kevin Durant: "They won't choose him as the MVP, but I think it's great that he's in the...
  • Metta World Peace says Knicks wouldn't let him lead

    Metta World Peace had his contract bought out by the New York Knicks last month, at his request, because they wouldn't let him lead, not because he was spending a lot of time on the bench. That is what the former Lakers forward told the New York Post on...