Published on: Monday, May 12, 2014
Being close to New York, it is hard to miss the organizational ups and downs of the Knicks over the past 10 to 15 years. The return to New York by Phil Jackson, holder of 11 championship rings, represents a significant event. But it's not every day that a 69-year-old gets a five-year contact in any industry.
Phil’s success at finding a new role at 69 may be instructive to those feeling their paths are more limited with age — a question we often get asked because of quasi-age discrimination.
Published on: Monday, July 12, 2010
By the time anyone sees this, it will likely be buried in the millions of posts that have something to say about the LeBron
move to Miami
. It will be interesting to see the results of the many polls that will inevitably be taken on how people (sports fans or not, basketball fanatics or not) feel about what transpired. Not so much around the marketing and PR hype that led up to the ESPN
circus, but how they feel about the message his decision delivered on a number of levels.
Clearly strong arguments can and have been made on both sides: It speaks to the few of us left who actually think loyalty should mean something and those who feel that loyalty has nothing to do with it. He has the right to do what he wants; he put in seven years in Cleveland, worked hard both on and off the court, etc. All true.