Tuesday's Knicks Links: Kristaps Porzingis wants to win an NBA title

Hornacek isn’t step to Phil Jackson bolting for Lakers: fiancée: Phil Jackson’s shocking hiring of a non-triangle coach in Jeff Hornacek has not changed the Knicks president’s five-year commitment to the club, according to his fiancée. Lakers president Jeanie Buss reiterated Jackson is in it for the long haul in New York, despite speculation he could join the Lakers next season when Los Angeles could undergo a front-office shake-up. -- New York Post

Ex-Knicks coach: Jeff Hornacek can only fix so much: Hubie Brown says the Knicks may need more than just a solid head coach to turn around their fortunes next season. Brown, ESPN Radio analyst who will work the NBA Finals, believes the surprising hiring of Hornacek will bring “accountability” and a potentially more exciting offense to the Knicks. But the club needs roster upgrades following a 32-50 season — third worst in the East. -- New York Post

Kristaps Porzingis has one goal for the Knicks: Win a championship: The Knicks are a long way from a championship, but that is the only thing on Kristaps Porzingis’ mind. “My number one goal is to win the championship one day,” Porzingis, the Knicks’ rookie revelation, said in Greece over the weekend. The 7-3 Latvian, who was a first-team All-Rookie selection, was in Athens for Giannis Antetokounmpo’s streetball showcase and discussed his goals with Eurobasket.net. -- New York Daily News

Phil Jackson isn’t leaving Knicks to re-join Lakers, Jeanie Buss says: Many have questioned whether Phil Jackson is truly committed to the Knicks long-term. Some doubts have sprouted regarding if he'd even finish out the five-year, $60 million deal he signed in 2014 or if he'd attempt to head back to Los Angeles and rejoin the Lakers, co-owned by Jackson's fiancée Jeanie Buss. According to Buss, that's not going to happen. -- New York Daily News