New York Teams

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Knicks a disaster under Jackson's reign (1:11)
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McEnroe's 'You cannot be serious' rant to Knicks (1:28)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

If Masai Ujiri is the New York Knicks' top candidate to replace Phil Jackson, New York would likely have to include some sort of picks package to Toronto seeing as Ujiri is under contract with the Raptors for several more seasons. One league source suggested that Ujiri could have an out clause in his contract that specifically mentions the Knicks job, but those clauses are more common in coaches' contracts than executives'. With that said, is Ujiri such a strong target that giving up future assets to acquire him is more desirable than going after someone like David Griffin who is on the market and has long coveted a big job like the Knicks?

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

We asked Jeff Hornacek if he was still committed to the triangle in the wake of Phil Jackson's firing but he didn't take questions beyond giving a statement about Jackson, wishing him well

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Frank Ntilikina was icing his knee and appeared to walk gingerly out of the practice gym. Unclear if he's hurt.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

FWIW: associate head coach Kurt Rambis is here at Knicks practice in Orlando.

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Kellerman: Dolan does not allow money to stop him (2:33)
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Stephen A.: Phil fleeced the Knicks (0:46)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

With Phil Jackson out and the triangle de-emphasized, the Knicks, under general manager Steve Mills, have interest in free agent point guard Jeff Teague, league sources told ESPN. League sources say the interest in Teague is mutual. The Knicks, under Mills, had talked to the Hawks about trading for Teague two years ago.

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Stephen A.: Knicks should hire Mark Jackson (1:38)
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Le Batard convinced Phil purposefully got fired (1:37)
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Stephen A.: Phil never wanted the job in the first place (2:12)
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Knicks remain at stalemate with Melo (1:20)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

In a statement, Phil Jackson wishes the Knicks and their fans the best going forward: 'As someone who treasures winning, I am deeply disappointed that we weren't able to do that.'

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks officially announce that they have parted ways with team president Phil Jackson:

Tom Haberstroh ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson had a .704 WPct in 20 seasons as head coach. As Knicks prez, the longest .700 stretch the Knicks had under Phil was 15 games.

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