I wondered how long it would be before he return. competition has come back to the game so has his.
After sitting out for the last two years, Phil Jackson wants back in the NBA, here’s the catch …not as a headcoach but as GM. What has Jackson really intrigued, sources say, is the opportunity to oversee an organization in the patriarchal style of Pat Riley with the Miami Heat or in a role similar to that previously held by Larry Bird with the Indiana Pacers.
But it remains to be seen if a team will give him that sort of chance, given that the 67-year-old Jackson is the most successful coach in league history with 11 championship rings and has never held a prominent NBA personnel job.
With openings this off season, Jackson will have teams talking to him to gauage his interest and it is possible a team might become creative enough to let him be coach/GM.
Brooklyn hasn’t taking the interim tag of PJ Carlesimo and may…
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