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Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise
Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise

Phil Jackson's emergence from retirement to take over basketball operations for the New York Knicks last month completes a basketball circle that began, of course, when the young North Dakotan was drafted by the team and helped lead it to two world championships, in 1970 and 1973. Those triumphant, colorful days are recalled with enthusiasm, if a bit of reflexive adulation, in "When the Garden Was Eden," actor-director Michael Rapaport's latest film, which premiered Thursday at the Tribeca Film Festival as part of its ESPN-centric sidebar. A lifelong Knicks fan, Rapaport introduced the film by saying that he wanted to thank his parents, who "always supported my...

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