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Jackson has said he was assured by you that there wouldn't be any interference. But at what point does the leash get tugged? James Dolan: I don't see it happening. Phil is a brilliant basketball guy, and he and Steve [Mills] are working together great. The Hollywood Reporter

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Antetokounmpo’s Greece-based agent, Nick Lotsis, told The Post on Monday he spoke to GM Steve Mills last week. “We have not heard anything today,’’ Lotsis said. “We had a discussion with Steve Mills with the past week. There was no clear indication about whether he’ll be there for the remainder of the season or if they are thinking next season. He said he’s thinking seriously about Thanasis for the team’s future. I don’t think it’s clear how the season finishes.’’ New York Post

“Everyone here at the Knicks organization appreciates the contribution Amar’e has made to the team and the entire City of New York over the past five seasons. We have developed a relationship that has translated into a long-term friendship, and it will continue through the remainder of his NBA career, and beyond,” Knicks General Manager Steve Mills said. NBA.com

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According to a source, Jackson decided to keep the front office intact for at least this season. For the last two days at practice in Tarrytown, the sidelines were packed with Jackson’s entire new-old staff, which essentially is former general manager Glen Grunwald’s staff — save for general manager Steve Mills. New York Post

August 8, 2014 Updates

Mark Warkentien, the Knicks Director of Player Personnel, has re-signed with the club after nearly taking a similar position with the Memphis Grizzlies, the Daily News has learned. Warkentien's future in New York was unclear after Phil Jackson was hired as president. There were initial reports of a front office shake-up, but Jackson instead retained Steve Mills as general manager. In fact, Mills was a candidate to become executive director of the NBA players union, but ultimately withdrew his name because of his position with the Knicks. New York Daily News

July 21, 2014 Updates

There are conflicting reports regarding Steve Mills’ interest in becoming the new executive director of the players’ union. It has been reported that Mills, who was rehired by the Knicks last September, is a top candidate for the job. However, a league source told the Daily News that Mills recently removed his name from consideration. Mills is currently the GM under Jackson, who recently said the two are working well together. New York Daily News

June 19, 2014 Updates

Carmelo Anthony said he had a "great" meeting with Knicks president Phil Jackson, general manager Steve Mills and head coach Derek Fisher in Los Angeles last week. He also commended Jackson for his decision to hire Fisher, a first-year head coach. "It was great meeting with Phil, it went well," Anthony told two reporters at an event on Wednesday in Manhattan to promote his partnership with 50 Cent and SMS Audio headphones. On Fisher's hiring, Anthony added: "I like what Phil is doing." ESPN.com

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Jackson already has met with Anthony and publicly revealed last week that he asked the All-Star forward not to opt out of his deal to give the new management a one-year trial. Jackson added Tuesday that he and general manager Steve Mills have another meeting with Anthony and his representatives scheduled in the near future, likely pegged to Anthony’s deadline for opting out. Chicago Tribune

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