Larry Brown: Phil Jackson should coach if he insists on triangle

Ex-Knicks coach Larry Brown thinks team president Phil Jackson should coach the club if he wants New York to run the triangle offense, which the team has re-emphasized since the All-Star break.

“I can’t figure out how you can hire a coach and tell him how you want him to play. I can’t figure out how you can draft players for a coach that you know coaches a certain a style, and has been successful doing that style, and get him to play a style that you feel comfortable with,” Brown said in an interview on Sirius XM NBA Radio, alluding to Jackson and Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek.

“Then you coach. You’re talking about one of the greatest coaches in the history of our sport. Let him coach. If he wants to do the triangle, put it in, let him coach it, and then teach everybody around and get the players that are comfortable playing it.”

The Jets had to make a decision on Darrelle Revis’ fate with the team by March 10.

Revis returned to the Jets in 2015 after winning a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots. It was hailed as one of the biggest acquisitions in team history — he received $39 million fully guaranteed — but the second marriage failed to live up to expectations.

Revis made his seventh Pro Bowl in 2015, but he wasn’t the same player last season. He admittedly reported to training camp out of shape and he was embarrassed on several occasions in coverage.

“Darrelle is the consummate professional and one of the greatest to ever play the cornerback position,” coach Todd Bowles said.5

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