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Phil Jackson criticises the 3 point play in series of tweets

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The NBA play-offs are in full swing and we down to the Conference Finals with each series at fairly important stages.

It would take a miracle for the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers not to make it to the NBA Finals as both are currently 3-0 up against the Houston Rockets and Atlanta Hawks respectively.

Between the two, the Warriors and Cavaliers have lost just four games in the post-season so far and it is hard to argue that would be worthy contenders for the Championship.

Whilst the two have mostly steam rolled everyone in front of them, not everyone in the NBA is liking what they have seen on the court.

Strangely however, the biggest criticism of the Cavaliers and Warriors could have come from a team President whose team never even made it to the post-season this year.

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New York Knicks President Phil Jackson has taken to Twitter in order to lodge some veiled criticisms at the Warriors and Cavaliers.

We can only assume that Jackson is talking about the two teams because the subject he has decided to address is teams who heavily utilise three point shooting.

It all stated two weeks ago when Jackson asked the fans on Twitter for some diagnostics on how 3pt orientated teams were faring in the post-season.

The Warriors were 2-1 down to the Memphis Grizzlies at the time which is what originally got everybody assuming that's who he was referring to.

Then on Sunday, Jackson took it to a whole new level with three controversial tweets.

Clearly Jackson isn't a big fan of three point orientated teams and although he doesn't name the Warriors and Cavaliers exactly, there is still one big hint about who he was talking about.

The Warriors and Cavaliers are the top two in terms of number of three pointers made in the post season whilst the Warriors are top and Cleveland are tied for second in terms of number of three point tries in this years play-offs.

The Cavaliers and Warriors are a combined 21-4 in the post-season this year so as critical as Jackson wants to be, maybe the game plan is the best way to play?

Golden State play the Rockets tonight with the chance to close out their series with a clean sweep over James Harden and Houston.

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