Knicks Offseason Update: Kerr, Melo, Dolan’s Response to Sterling Suspension
Now that the NBA has come out and cracked down on the incident that Donald Sterling had created out in L.A, Knicks owner James Dolan made a statement in response in support for Commissioner Adam Silver.
“I have been in touch with the NBA and fully support Commissioner Silver’s decision,” said Dolan. “I applaud Adam for acting quickly and decisively in appropriately addressing these disgusting and offensive comments. This kind of behavior has no place in basketball, or anywhere else, and we as a league must stand together in condemning this ignorance.”
James Dolan may not be the most liked owner by Knicks fans, but it is almost impossible to not agree with what Mr. Dolan has to say. The words that the Clippers owner got caught saying are absolutely terrible and not needed in sports or anywhere in the country. With the suspension of life he received from the NBA, it is now time to move on and focus on the playoffs.
Unfortunately, the Knicks don’t have any playoff games to worry about this year, but Phil Jackson has to find himself a coaching staff that can lead the team next year to the promise land. Reports this weekend were that Steve Kerr and Phil Jackson were spotted eating dinner in New York City, discussing the possibility of Kerr being the head coach in the upcoming season.
More reports leaked today that they are looking to hire Kerr after the first round of the playoffs, but with Kerr working for TNT as a commentator, it is hard to get around his contract. Bill Cartwright was also named as a contender to be a part of the coaching staff next year and he supposedly got interviewed today by Phil. Kerr and Cartwright have a history together as they played together in Chicago for two years and Kerr hired Cartwright while he was the GM in Phoenix to work with Amare’ Stoudemire.
Some none business news, one popular picture on Instagram this weekend was when Carmelo Anthony posted a video of himself on a boat fishing as he caught a shark. Many fans are hoping he doesn’t go fishing much this off-season and possibly catch a “bull.”
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