The club was pegged as a potential playoff contender this season, but struggled to develop any cohesion and stumbled through a 30-51 season.
With that context, consider this obtuse quote from Jackson about how involved he will be with the Knicks next season. "I think the direction with our team is that he is a player that would be better off somewhere else and using his talents somewhere he can win, or chase that championship".
Charles Oakley was physically removed from Madison Square Garden during a game. The fact that they couldn't make the playoffs after being dubbed a super team only adds salt to the wound.
"Just play, man", Westbrook said.
The Knicks veered away from the triangle offense early in the season, only to revert back and run more triangle sets after the All-Star break. He had a reported shouting match with head coach Jeff Hornacek while assistant coach Kurt Rambis fired back at Anthony for not playing defense. Jackson would like to see him play in the post more often.
Jackson was also asked about his cryptic midseason tweet when he said he learned he can not change a leopard's spots when referring to Anthony's game.
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"It's not like I'm upset and not like I'm mad", he said.
Anthony has been one of the NBA's premier scorers since being drafted third overall in 2003.
Nurkic, traded to Portland on February 12 from the Denver Nuggets, was averaging 15.2 points, 10.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 20 games with the Blazers. Jackson also waived Brandon Jennings and Amar'e Stoudemire, six years after the Knicks negotiated a buyout with Stephon Marbury.
While the Lakers didn't have a great regular season, they made progress. So a year after acquiring him from Chicago, the Knicks will have to decide whether to offer a contract to a point guard coming off another knee injury. Either way, Jackson is responsible for this situation.
Jackson, 71, and the team could have gone their separate ways during the off-season under the terms of his five-year deal. "But he's shown that he's competitive. So if it's something that you want to get across, a message that you want to get across, I'm always open". So we're really pleased with how he's developed.