Phil Jackson is officially out as the New York Knicks’ president of basketball operations, and no one is happier than Knicks mega-fan Spike Lee.
The producer, director and actor posted a photo on Instagram hours after the news of Jackson’s firing came in, and the message Spike sent wasn’t subtle.
A post shared by Spike Lee (@officialspikelee) on Jun 28, 2017 at 4:40am PDT
Spike has never been shy about his thoughts on the Knicks, telling ESPN’s Steve Zeng back in February that if he had to choose between Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony, “I’ll pack Phil’s bags for him” and “I think I still believe in Carmelo, but Phil Jackson is making it very difficult for him.”
Spike isn’t the only Knicks fan excited about Jackson’s firing. Scores of fans on social media have expressed their happiness for the move.
— Jason Krump (@JasonKrump) June 28, 2017
— Joe Caporoso (@JCaporoso) June 28, 2017
But at the end of the day, Knicks fans everywhere know who makes the final call when it comes to the team.
— EdgyFlower (@GlamourKnicks) June 28, 2017
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