10 Ways Phil Jackson Can Help Make The Knicks A Winning Team


/ March 19, 2014

Phil Jackson is a man on a mission. At the age of 68, the former NBA coach could—and probably should—be off enjoying retirement right now. But instead, he just agreed to become the New York Knicks team president. Effective immediately, he’ll be in charge of helping the franchise that he once played for win an NBA championship for the first time in more than 40 years.

It won’t be easy. In fact, it very well may go down as the biggest challenge of Jackson’s storied career, which includes 13 NBA titles (11 as a head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers and two as a player). But if anyone can do it, Jackson can. Here are the 10 things he needs to do to turn the Knicks into an NBA title contender.