Found January 04, 2013 on Backyard Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Phil Jackson
TEAMS: Brooklyn Nets
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 Now we know why Phil Jackson didn't get hired by the Lakers and doesn't want to come back and coach the Brooklyn Nets.  He needed some time to himself to get engaged to long time girlfriend Jeanie Buss.  I'm guessing the honeymoon isn't going to be very cheap either, so maybe Phil will make his return to the NBA next season. Check out our Home Page for more stories and follow us on Twitter and Facebook
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