Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller rip Phil Jackson, triangle 'crap'

Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller aren't big fans of the triangle offense.

Barkley and Miller, both TNT analysts, were critical of the New York Knicks' offense during a conference call on Tuesday with reporters.

Barkley doesn't believe Phil Jackson's triangle offense will cure all that ails the Knicks.

"It's all about the players," Barkley said, according to Newsday. "I've said this before: Without Kobe [Bryant] and Shaq [Shaquille O'Neal] and Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, the triangle is just a circle."

Miller questioned the future of the Knicks under Jackson, and also ripped the triangle offense.

"What does Phil want to do?" Miller said, according to the New York Post. "What does [owner James] Dolan want to do going forward with this? How do we want to play? Are we going to continue with this triangle crap or are we going to play a traditional free-flowing style like the Warriors play?

"I love the triangle if I have Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, [Shaquille O'Neal] and Scottie Pippen. I'd play the triangle all day. But if I've got Carmelo (Anthony) and (Kristaps) Porzingis, no, I do not like the triangle."