Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 11/11/12
LOS ANGELES -- The L.A. Times is reporting that former Lakers' coach Phil Jackson met with team management Saturday, and is reportedly ready to take over the team for a third stint following Friday's unexpected dismissal of Mike Brown. However, a source close to the Lakers tells FoxSportsWest.com that while Jackson is definitely at the top of the list, there is no guarantee anything will be worked out between the two sides. Jackson, an 11-time NBA champion as a coach--five with the Lakers--walked away from the team in 2011 following an embarrassing second round playoff loss to eventual champion Dallas. It appeared Jackson had lost control that season after winning titles the previous two years. Especially if you study the way it ended. Ex-Laker Andrew Bynum physically leveled tiny JJ Berea, then after being ejected, ripped off his jersey, and chatted with the crowd as he walked bare-chested to the locker room. the bottom line, though, is that the team played with little heart in ...
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