| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:56 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Celtics changed their starters — and their start.
"We came with energy right out of the gate," guard Marcus Smart said. "That's what we've been lacking."
Avery Bradley scored 26 points, Jared Sullinger added 22...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:48 AM
NBA fans aren't used to seeing Phil Jackson humbled, but the 11-time champion coach admitted in a recent interview that his makeover of the New York Knicks has not gone well so far.
“So far, my experiment has fallen flat on its face,” the...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 8:13 PM
The elderly woman approaches cautiously, like most people who come to his table in the upscale Italian restaurant.
She tells Phil Jackson he knows her son, which, as it turns out, he does. Then she leans in and lowers her voice.
"Good luck," she...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:40 AM
LOS ANGELES — Several times over the years, Tom Thibodeau has reminded all how Tim Duncan averaged nearly 40 minutes in his first six seasons with the Spurs. He did it again Tuesday night before the Bulls' overtime victory over the Warriors....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 11:05 AM
Long before there was Deflategate, former Bulls coach Phil Jackson said he and other New York Knicks players would deflate basketballs in the 1970s.
Jackson, who played for the Knicks 1967 to 1978, spoke candidly about deflating balls to former...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:28 AM
On Wednesday, Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff, probably knocking him out for the rest of the season.
Can he withstand another grueling stretch of rehab after fighting his way back from Achilles and knee injuries...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 5:18 PM
During Friday's Bulls-Mavericks telecast, ESPN commentator Jeff Van Gundy accused Bulls management of trying to undermine coach Tom Thibodeau by leaking disparaging stories, saying the practice dates to Phil Jackson's tenure as well as Scott Skiles' and...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:04 AM
Jeff Van Gundy is right: Bulls management has undermined coach Tom Thibodeau.
Van Gundy made that comment and several others while working the Bulls-Mavericks game on ESPN on Friday night, painting a picture of a devious front office.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:49 PM
On Sept. 26 of 2014, Phil Jackson, the president of basketball operations for the New York Knicks, said this about his expectations for his team this season.
“We believe we’re going to be a playoff team,” Jackson said. “Then we...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Phil Jackson has assured New York that he has a plan to save the Knicks.
"#knicknation Merry Christmas to all and Peace on earth," Jackson tweeted on Christmas Eve. "Please be assured your hopes and wishes are getting through to Santa. He will bring...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:55 PM
Phil Jackson offered a mea culpa for the New York Knicks' awful first half of the season but said he's doing what's best for the franchise's future.
Days after trading away two of the team's best players and getting little in return, Jackson asked...