Phil Jackson agrees to be Director of Basketball Operations for Knicks

Phil Jackson to the Knicks is official, agrees to become Director of Basketball Operations


As broken by Greg Anthony first on NBATV from “an extremely reliable source,” Phil Jackson is indeed going to become the Knicks new ‘Director of Basketball Operations’. It’s unclear exactly how much power he’ll have, but as Frank Isola noted earlier today:

Regardless, this is a great move for an organization that’s been on the decline lately. Hopefully Owner James Dolan gives the Zen Master full control.

Here’s Anthony’s original tweet breaking the news on Jackson-to-the-Knicks: