Phil Jackson takes another shot at Shane Larkin

In picking on Larkin, Jackson showed he's not afraid to critique small guys as well as big guys.

Larkin, who reached a two-year, $3 million agreement with the Nets that also includes a $1.5 million player option for the 2016-17 season - admittedly struggled in the triangle last season.

But nowhere has it been mentioned that his hands were a source of the problem.

"His play did improve, but he's still a long shot to be back with us,” Jackson told Rosen. “He's incredibly quick but he doesn't use his speed the way he should. Shane mainly wants to get his shot off a high screen-roll situation when he should be pushing the ball and getting his shots in an open floor. Another problem is that he can't control the ball because he has such tiny hands. For sure, every team needs a small, quick guard, but there are a lot of guys like that available."

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