Before he was fired as Knicks president, Phil Jackson was entertaining trade offers for Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis.
Jackson was reportedly angling to trade Porzingis to Boston for the No. 1 pick in the 2017 Draft so he could select Lonzo Ball.
From Peter Vescey on the HoopsHype podcast (starting at 1:19:57):
“Phil was angling for to try to trade Porzingis for the the No. 1 pick to Boston, and he would have taken Ball. That’s who he was after.
“In the end, people might really like that.”
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