Seeking a return to prominence after decades of futility, the
The Knicks have scheduled a news conference for 8 a.m. PDT Tuesday at
Jackson, 68, will be making his first foray into the front office of an
Since leaving the Lakers after the 2010-11 season, Jackson has served as an informal consultant for the
Jackson will face no shortage of challenges with the Knicks. The team is a fringe playoff contender in the Eastern Conference and its star player,
Jackson is expected to run the Knicks' basketball operations department with assistance from Steve Mills, currently the team's general manager.