Larkin responds to Jackson's jab

In Part 5 of The Phil Files, Phil Jackson said of then-Knicks PG Shane Larkin: "Unfortunately, Shane hasn't grown any since the start of the season." Larkin responded on Twitter: "couldn't grow in an offense I wasn't comfortable in. All good. No shade. Glad I'm across the river now. Wish them luck." The Phil Files

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Jackson tuning out criticism

Phil Jackson told Charley Rosen of the media criticism he faced in his first season running the Knicks: "As I've said before, the media can do and say whatever they please. It's easy for me to ignore them because I'm doing the job that I've been hired to do." The Phil Files


Deflategate, Knicks, Dabo Swinney

Jemele Hill and Michael Rapaport discuss if there's a solution to Deflategate and the Knicks' disappointing offseason. Plus, Dabo Swinney joins the show.

Rapaport on Knicks' offseason (4:36)
Expectations for Carmelo (1:42)
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1dCharley Rosen

The Phil Files: Everybody's a critic

In Part 5 of our series, Phil Jackson responds to the criticisms of two important figures from his past -- Kobe Bryant and Jerry Krause -- and addresses the state of the sinking Knicks.

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Melo to attend USA camp, eyes Olympic roster

Carmelo Anthony plans to attend USA Basketball's minicamp to state his availability for the 2016 Olympics, but he's not expected to participate in on-court activities.

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Carmelo expected to attend U.S. mini-camp

Anthony plans to attend the camp in Las Vegas in early August as a build-up for the 2016 Games, but won't participate in all activities as he continues to rehab from February knee surgery. The Knicks told the Daily News they were OK with Anthony's involvement.

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Porzingis' defense leaves early mark

Kristaps Porzingis already had raw offensive skills, but his clever defensive playmaking stole the show this summer. Combine that with his agility, and Porzingis could be a lethal threat for New York. NBA rookie watch (Insider)

Phil Jackson not a fan of Duke players in NBA (4:27)
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6dIan Begley

Do Knicks have competition for Ndour?

After a strong showing in Las Vegas, the former Ohio U. standout has several teams, including the Knicks, discussing a potential contract.

Are Phil Jackson's comments inappropriate? (5:04)

Knicks Turned To Plan B This Offseason

The Knicks were unable to land any star free agents this offseason, despite having the money to do so. Instead they turned to Plan B with mixed results, writes Kevin Pelton. Eastern Conference grades (Insider)

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7dIan Begley

Will Knicks be able to sign a max free agent in 2016?

The New York Knicks project to have approximately $19 million in cap space for the summer of 2016. That’s a significant amount of money, but not enough to sign a 2016 free agent to a maximum contract.

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Jerian Grant ran triangle well in Vegas

Jerian Grant was selected as one of the top rookie performers in Las Vegas. Grant kept the ball moving in the triangle, showing he can run Phil Jackson's offense. 5-on-5: Las Vegas summer league

Rafa Alvarez

The Phil Files: Girl Trouble

In part four of Charley Rosen's series on Phil Jackson's first year with the Knicks, Jackson talks of dealing J.R. Smith: "He was supposed to carry the scoring load for the second unit and he wasn't doing the job. ... he finally responded that he was going through some issues with his gal." Inside the deal

Winners, losers of NBA free agency (2:34)
10dIan Begley

Expectations for Kristaps Porzingis?

With Kristaps Porzingis impressing in the summer league, what are fair expectations for the Knicks rookie in Year 1?

Knicks beat Bucks, improve to 4-1 in Vegas

Thanasis Antetokounmpo's 17 points off the bench led the New York Knicks past the Milwaukee Bucks 83-76 on Friday. He shot 7-of-7 from the floor in 22 minutes.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game91.930th
Rebounds Per Game40.429th
Assists Per Game21.319th
Points Allowed101.221st

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