Phil Jackson has been making some flat-out embarrassing headlines lately. From falling asleep during a Top-15 pick's workout, to dangling the ONLY beloved member of his franchise out as trade-bait, and publically embarrassing Carmelo Anthony at the end of last season, Phil has made an absolute mess of his time in the Big Apple.
If he had just ridden off into the sunset, we'd be talking about the Phil Jackson who won all those titles with all those superstars. The Zen Master wouldn't suddenly be the Zzz Master. He'd be a freaking ICON still, and not a punchline.
Clay Travis dives into this without hesitation. Listen here: