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Phil Jackson is one of the most celebrated coaches in the history of the NBA. That does not mean that you will see him drawing up plays courtside anytime soon.
Despite that his significant other Jeanie Buss stated that he has the itch to return, Jackson told the Williston Herald that a reprisal of his zen master role is highly unlikely.
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