New York Knicks president Phil Jackson and Lakers president of business operations Jeanie Buss have mutually called off their engagement after 16 years together. 

Phil and Jeanie have been engaged for four years, but yesterday the two cited their professional obligations and geographic distance between them as a cause for their split. 

Phil released the following statement on twitter:

Shortly after Phil's tweet, Jeanie followed up with some comments of her own saying she has nothing but love and respect for Phil. She added (Via twitter), "The love of my life is the Los Angeles Lakers. I love Phil and always will. It's not fair to him or Lakers to not have my undivided attention."