Mark Jackson Shares His Side of Story After Losing Out on Knicks Broadcast Job

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Sports Illustrated

By Joseph Salvador Mark Jackson took to Instagram on Wednesday to dismiss a report from the New York Post that he lost out on a broadcasting job with the Knicks because the franchise objected to him being on the team’s chartered jet. “Today, a report came out that I was fired or dismissed from calling Knicks games,” Jackson said. “Honored and privileged to have an offer bestowed upon me to back up the legend Walt Clyde Frazier calling Knick games. Over a week ago, I turned that job down. You heard what I said: More than a week ago, I turned the job down due to the fact that it wasn’t the ideal…

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