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Phil Jackson is contemplating a return the sidelines, and he would absolutely listen if he received a call from the Cavaliers, a source close to Jackson told FOX Sports Ohio.
Jackson won 11 championships as coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, but retired following the 2010-11 season. Recent reports indicated he is looking to get back into coaching -- something the source confirmed.
Meanwhile, the Cavs have started their search for a new coach after firing Byron Scott on Thursday. Jacksons name is among those on their list.
Absolutely, yes, hed listen (if the Cavs called), the source said. Why wouldnt he? Coaching is his passion.
Jackson has only been a head coach in two of the NBAs largest markets, which immediately creates skepticism he would take a job in Cleveland. The source said such talk is overplayed.
He grew up in North Dakota and coached a minor-league team in Albany (N.Y.), the source said. Trust me, Phil has nothing against mid-sized American cities.
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A couple of hours ago, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant decided to share a brand-new advertisement done by the fine folks over at Nike. The advertisement appeared in the Los Angeles Times and features Bryant holding a basketball while the text describes what Kobe has done during over his lengthy career: Inspirational stuff to say the least….
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. The promises, speculation and worry are finally over, which sets up another set of obstacles for the Lakers and Spurs to overcome. The 2013 NBA Playoffs have arrived and the slate is clean for the No. 2 and No. 7 seeded teams in the Western Conferences especially in Los Angeles but the pressure has been ratcheted up to ear-splitting volume.
San Antonio has...
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