Draft awaiting says Phil Jackson dozed during his examination with Knicks

Knicks boss Phil Jackson, who reliable this week that a group could be looking to pierce adult in a NBA breeze Thursday, dozed off during one tip prospect’s workout, a actor told ESPN’s Jay Williams.


Williams discussed a examination during Outside a Lines on Thursday.

“A top-15 breeze collect told me a other day, since we were concerned in this review about Phil Jackson and a Knicks, and he said, ‘Phil Jackson was descending in and out of nap during my workout,'” Williams said.

Williams did not name a actor or when a examination took place. The Knicks have a No. 8 pick.

Jackson reliable Wednesday night that a group is listening to trade offers for star Kristaps Porzingis. Sources told ESPN on Tuesday that a Knicks had talks with any group positioned in a tip 5 in a lottery, perplexing to acquire both a collect and a immature actor with star intensity in sell for Porzingis.

Porzingis, 21, averaged 18.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per diversion in 2016-17, his second NBA season. He skipped exit meetings with Jackson and ubiquitous manager Steve Mills in Apr since of disappointment over a dysfunction and play surrounding a Knicks, who finished 31-51.

Jackson, 71, also has clashed with Knicks star Carmelo Anthony. Jackson reiterated Wednesday that he believes it would be best for Anthony to relinquish his no-trade proviso and resume his career with another team. He pronounced Anthony, 33, has voiced to a bar that he would like to sojourn in New York.

Information from ESPN’s Ian Begley was used in this report.


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