Phil Jackson says Knicks roster is “hand-picked”
In his remarks, he expressed his own observations that the players can’t grasp the triangle offense due to poor fundamentals.
Jackson recently appeared as a guest on Shaquille O’neal’s podcast show going into further detail.
In that interview, according Newsday’s Al Iannazzone, Jackson said he “hand-picked” this season’s roster.
He cited many of the former Knicks players were part of the old regime, and it needed a change.
We talked about, in our initial meeting last Monday, about the fact that this is all hand-picked. This is a hand-picked team. They all fit together in a way in which — we haven’t had this opportunity since I’ve been in New York.