Phil Jackson

Pick and Pod: March 19th - WSJ's Chris Herring on James Dolan, Phil Jackson & Michigan

by Kenny Ducey, Kevin Kelly

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Kenny Ducey and Kevin Kelly talk to The Wall Street Journal's Chris Herring (@HerringWSJ) about Phil Jackson's impact on the Knicks' future, the team's relationship with media, James Dolan's image, and Michigan's chances in the NCAA Tournament. Around 33 minutes in, the guys give their picks for the tournament region-by-region.

A Breath of Fresh Air

by Kenny Ducey

There was a positive aura encased in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday morning that hadn't been detected by the millions to enter its doors over the past few years.

Reporters and cameramen who would normally dread a 10AM commute to MSG were in a cheerful mood. James Dolan was grinning. Even the coffee was good. The coffee's never good.

One on One Talks Nets Basketball with The New York Times’ Howard Beck

by Nolan Silbernagel

Steve Mitchell/ USA Today Sports

 

Nolan Silbernagel and Mike Valdetara ask Howard Beck whether the firing of Brooklyn’s Head Coach Avery Johnson was justified or premature.  They also talk about what possible replacement coaches could be, and if there is any chance the Nets land Phil Jackson.

They also talk about whether the preseason goals of Brooklyn were too unrealistic and if there was too much hype around this team after their hot start.

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