Jackson has a special way with stars

Updated: January 3, 2006, 4:59 PM ET
By John Carroll | Scouts Inc.
I grew up in the New York metropolitan area and fell in love with basketball as a young kid. I watched and listened to hundreds of New York Knicks games during the late '60s and early '70s.

John Carroll

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John Carroll joined Scouts Inc. after nine years as an NBA coach, including a seven-year tenure with the Boston Celtics that concluded with a four-month stint as interim head coach in 2003-04. Before joining the NBA, Carroll spent six years as head coach at Duquesne University and seven years at Seton Hall as an assistant to head coach P.J. Carlesimo.