Sad report: He loses Knicks commentary job due to old drama with assistant coach….

According to the New York Post, Knicks management and team president Leon Rose recanted the matter due to a long-standing dispute between Jackson and assistant coach Darren Erman.
In 2014, Jackson, who was coaching the Golden State Warriors, abruptly fired Ehrman from his coaching staff, but ESPN later revealed that his assistant had been filming the 58-year-old Ehrman and other players without his knowledge.
At the time, Jackson said Ehrman’s actions were inexcusable, but he was later fired as the Warriors’ head coach.
After his departure, Jackson became a commentator for ESPN, but he was fired from that position last summer.
MSG wanted the 1988 NBA Rookie of the Year to fill in for Walt “Clyde” Frazier whenever he had time off.
His absence leaves Wally Szczerbiak to fill the spot whenever Clyde is out.
Until this recent decision, things seemed to be looking up.
Rose had the final say in not allowing Jackson to ride the team plane, hotel or team bus.
“We accomplished nothing this season,” an MSG Network spokesperson told the Post in a statement.
Both Jackson and the Knicks commented on the news.

The 1989 NBA All-Star and his representatives made every effort to reach a decision regarding his contract with the Knicks before management intervened.
Jackson would have returned to the booth with longtime ESPN commentator Mike Breen.
James Van Gundy was also scheduled to join the team, but a contract was not signed and he was transferred to the Boston Celtics as a consultant.

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