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Posting and Toasting Aug 19, 2015

Derek Fisher's young Knicks book club and the power of positivity

Books about talking dogs? I'm sold! It would appear that Knicks head coach Derek Fisher has borrowed a few tricks from his former coach, Phil Jackson. That's probably a good idea, for a couple of reasons: Phil Jackson is currently Fisher's boss. I hear Jackson was plum good at this here coachin' business back in his day. And if you're going to coach the Zen way, it only makes sense to ply your players with ample reading material. That is exactly what Fisher has been doing, according to Chris Herring. Jackson was famous for handing out books to his players, tailored specifically for their...
Silver Screen and Roll Jul 31, 2015

Knicks signing Sasha Vujacic; Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher reunion in order, according to report

The Knicks are bringing in someone who knows his shapes. The Machine is on his way back to the NBA. The New York Knicks have agreed to a one-year deal with former Los Angeles Lakers champion Sasha Vujacic, reports Shams Charania of Real GM. Vujacic last played for the Clippers, tallying a total of two games and 10 minutes during the '13-14 season. Bringing Vujacic to New York gives the Knicks a player who knows the kind of system they're trying to run, even if his role is as a veteran who might only see limited rotation minutes. His familiarity with Triangle offense, along with head coach...

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