Originally written on Beyond The Buzzer  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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The Lakers might of overlooked Phil Jackson for the head coaching position, but he’s still helping the team. Jackson, who’s been through a few surgeries, and recoveries, himself, has been texting Dwight Howard with some encouraging words. According to Mark Medina, LA Daily News: It turns out Jackson has become a trusted mentor for Lakers center Dwight Howard. “Phil, he texts me and he understands how it is to come off back surgery,” Howard said. “He just said it takes a full year to recover, so you can’t beat yourself up over the things that have happened this year.”
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