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Shannon Brown Signs With Knicks For Remainder Of Season

Shannon Brown has signed with the New York Knicks for the remainder of the season.

Brown has averaged 1.8 points in nine games with the Knicks.

The Knicks also decided not to sign Earl Clark after the expiration of his second 10-day contract.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Woodson Would Welcome Jackson's Help Implementing Triangle

Mike Woodson met with Phil Jackson on Wednesday, a few months after James Dolan actually offered his job up to the newly named president of the New York Knicks.

“Mr. Dolan, this is his team, he has that right to talk to anyone about a coaching position,” Woodson said. “Again, I mean, he said it, it happened obviously but I’m the coach of the Knicks right now, I still have a job to do and as long as I’m coach of this team I’m going to try to put my best foot forward in terms of trying to get this goal accomplished in terms of trying to get this team into the playoffs. That’s what’s first and foremost at this point.”

Jackson is widely expected to replace Woodson with a handpicked head coach.

“Could I teach it? Absolutely, I can teach it, but it’d be even better if he helped me teach it,” Woodson said of Jackson. “That would be great. Who would be better in teaching the triangle than Phil Jackson?

Woodson added that he briefly “fooled with” the Triangle under head coach Chris Ford as an assistant in Milwaukee, “but we weren’t as good as Chicago and how they ran it.”

Via Peter Botte/New York Daily News

Silver, Buss Discuss Jackson's Setup With Knicks

Adam Silver and Jeanie Buss sat down on Monday to discuss Phil Jackson's setup as president of the New York Knicks.

Because Buss is not in charge of personnel moves for the Los Angeles Lakers, there is not expected to be any conflict of interest.

When asked about Jackson possibly joining the Lakers instead of the Knicks, Buss said, "He was not offered an official position. There is no role in the front office for him. ... He's too good of a basketball mind to be sitting home in a rocking chair playing solitaire."

Via Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Bulls, Rockets Emerge As Carmelo's Options If He Decides To Leave Knicks

Carmelo Anthony has the Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets as the two options above all others he would consider if he decides to leave the New York Knicks.

The Bulls have an easier path to sign Anthony to a contract, but the Rockets believe they can also shed enough contracts to offer Anthony a third near-max deal alongside Dwight Howard and James Harden.

"He'll give New York every option," one source with knowledge of Anthony's plans told Yahoo Sports on Tuesday. "But he has options – and he's going to explore them all."

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Jackson Convinced Steve Kerr To Take Seattle Coaching Job

The New York Knicks are expected to pursue Steve Kerr as their next head coach.

Phil Jackson had convinced Kerr to come to Seattle as his coach, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

The Seattle ownership group was planning on hiring Jackson for a front office role similar to the one he signed with the Knicks.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Dolan: Carmelo Situation Completely Up To Jackson

During a rare interview, James Dolan was asked the extent of Phil Jackson's autonomy as president of the New York Knicks.

Dolan confirmed that Jackson has full power, even when it comes to the future of Carmelo Anthony.

"It's his decision," said Dolan. "That's my agreement with him."

Jackson expects Anthony to re-sign with the Knicks.

"He realizes that there's ... strong hope and there's a strong reason for him to stay," said Jackson.

Via Al Iannazzone/Newsday

Phil Jackson 'Strongly Committed' To Running Triangle

Phil Jackson is 'strongly committed' to implementing the triangle offense as president of the New York Kincks, according to a source.

Jackson has run the triangle during his tenures with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers.

Jackson plans on shaping the roster with the triangle in mind.

Via Ian Begley/ESPN

Carmelo Favorites Tweet About LeBron Joining Him With Knicks

Carmelo Anthony 'favorited' a report on Twitter that "LeBron James is rumored to be strongly considering joining Carmelo Anthony and Phil Jackson in New York."

The report from IActAFool.com hardly seems credible or newsworthy, but Anthony's response is certainly intriguing.

The Knicks do not cap space for 2014 and Jackson suggested that 2015 will have a more interesting free agency class.

Anthony has only favorited two other Tweets and none since May of last year.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Jackson Given Full Control Of Knicks By Dolan 'Willingly, Gratefully'

Phil Jackson was introduced as president of the New York Knicks in a Tuesday press conference at Madison Square Garden.

James Dolan said that he was “willingly and gratefully” giving up control of the Knicks to Jackson.

“I am by no means an expert in basketball,” Dolan said, adding that he’s “a little bit out of my element,” when it comes to making personnel decisions.

Jackson spoke extensively on wanting to create a 'team culture.'

Jackson's first major order of business will be the free agency of Carmelo Anthony.

"I have no problem committing in saying Carmelo is in the future plans," Jackson said.

Via Frank Isola/New York Daily News

Carmelo Willing To Change Game If Jackson Asks

Carmelo Anthony expressed a willingness to change his game if asked by Phil Jackson.

Jackson spoke on the record about Anthony's game approximately two years ago.

"Carmelo has to be a better passer," said Jackson. "And the ball can't stop every time it hits his hands."

Anthony believes the presence of Jackson makes the New York Knicks' more attractive long-term.

"The big picture, absolutely, for the big picture this is definitely more attractive," said Anthony.

Via Al Iannazzone/Newsday

Source: LeBron Would Have Never Considered Knicks Before Jackson Hire

Executives of the Heat are not convinced LeBron James will stay though they believe in their "heart of hearts" that he will re-sign.

Phil Jackson Agrees To Five-Year, $60M Deal With Knicks

Phil Jackson and the Knicks have been engaged in ongoing discussions for several months.

Phil Jackson Press Conference Scheduled For Tuesday

Phil Jackson and the Knicks have a verbal agreement for him to run their front office.

Report: Mike Woodson Could Be Candidate For Hoosiers

Sources say there is a push at Indiana to force out Tom Crean and replace him with Mike Woodson.

Woodson Hoping For Meeting With Jackson To Discuss 14-15

Mike Woodson wouldn’t say how much he’s been debriefed about the Phil Jackson hiring.

Source: Rockets Expected To Pursue Carmelo Anthony

The Rockets inquired about the availability of Carmelo Anthony at the deadline.

Knicks Planning Phil Jackson Press Conference For Tuesday

The Knicks and Phil Jackson have agreed in principle, but haven't publicly commented.

Carmelo Anthony Points To Minnesota Win As Turning Point For Knicks

The Knicks have won five straight and are on the edge of the Eastern Conference Playoffs.

Phil Jackson, Knicks Reach Deal To Run Front Office

Phil Jackson and the Knicks have reached agreement on a deal to run the team's front office.

Carmelo Anthony Doesn't Expect Potential Phil Jackson Hiring To Impact Decision

Carmelo Anthony has been told by the Knicks that Phil Jackson is likely to accept a position within the front office.

Report: Phil Jackson Could Get $15M Annual Deal, Ownership Stake

The Knicks could sign a deal that earns Phil Jackson in excess of $15 million per season.

Report: Knicks Confident Phil Jackson Deal 'Essentially' In Place

The major aspects of Phil Jackson's deal with the Knicks are reportedly in place.

Steve Kerr Could Be Knicks' Coaching Candidate If Jackson Hired

Steve Kerr is currently an analyst with TNT and was previously general manager of the Suns.

Source: Dolan Will Never Let Anyone Have Full Autonomy

James Dolan believes Phil Jackson is capable of swinging the balance of power in free agency.

Knicks Purchase D-League Franchise To Operate In New York

The Knicks have acquired the right to operate an NBA D-League team that will play in White Plains, New York.

James Harden, Carmelo Anthony Named Players Of Week

James Harden led the Rockets to a 4-0 week.

Knicks To Sign Earl Clark, Shannon Brown To 2nd 10-Day Contracts

Earl Clark and Shannon Brown were signed following the release of Beno Udrih and Metta World Peace.

Carmelo Hasn't Been Consulted On Knicks' Pursuit Of Jackson

If Phil Jackson accepts the job, the first major order of business will be the free agency of Carmelo Anthony.

Phil Jackson Leaning Towards Taking Role As Knicks' Boss

Phil Jackson's role would be president of basketball operations, in complete control of all basketball-related matters.

Carmelo Denies Report Of Recruitment Talk With Noah

Carmelo Anthony denied a report that he discussed joining the Bulls with Joakim Noah during All-Star Weekend.
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