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NBA fines Knicks for Phil Jackson's comments about prospect
NBA fines Knicks for Phil Jackson's comments about prospect

With the New York Knicks as bad as they are, who can blame Phil Jackson for getting a little excited about this year's top NBA draft prospects? The NBA, for one, can. The league fined the Knicks an undisclosed amount Wednesday for Jackson's public comments about Ohio State freshman D'Angelo Russell, the Associated Press reported. Jackson, the Knicks' president of basketball operations, praised Russell after attending a game between the Buckeyes and Nebraska on Feb. 26, telling Cleveland.com that the 6-foot-5 guard is a "great prospect" and "a great-looking kid." NBA spokesman Tim Frank confirmed to the Associated Press that the...

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