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Carmelo Anthony doesn’t think Phil Jackson’s presence with the New York Knicks will have an impact on his impending free agency.

“I don’t think it’ll have any effect on me, just as far as what I’m thinking or my decision or anything like that,” Anthony told reporters after the team’s shootaround in Boston on Wednesday morning. “Like I said, I haven’t talked to Phil yet, just to get his insight on a lot of things — what’s his plan, what’s his future plan — because everything’s in his hands now.”

Anthony said the team told him earlier this week that Jackson would be joining its front office.



Thunder assistant GM Rob Hennigan to become Orlando Magic GM. Details coming.

After severing ties with general manager Otis Smith, the Orlando Magic have been engaged in a search for his replacement at a key turning point in the franchise’s future.

The Magic’s search had come down to three candidates including Oklahoma City Thunder assistant GM Rob Hennigan, San Antonio Spurs assistant GM Dennis Lindsey and Jeff Bower, formerly the general manager of the New Orleans Hornets.

Now, it appears the Magic have settled on Hennigan as their guy.

UPDATE: Wednesday, June 20 at 3:10 p.m. ET

David Aldridge is now tweeting that Hennigan has accepted the gig: