Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 11/10/12
With the biggest news of the week in the NBA coming out of Los Angeles in the firing of Mike Brown as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, one has to wonder who will inherit the “Super Team” of Nash, Kobe, Pau, and Dwight. I bet we can hardly count the free agent coaches out there with our fingers and toes that would chomp at the bit to coach a starting unit like that; but lets be honest there is only one egotistical, self appreciative, and overrated coach out there that is fit for the job…Phil Jackson. Without question Phil Jackson has one of the most inflated “legacies” of any Head Coach in the last twenty years. When the going gets tough, Jackson usually gets going; but when all is well and the pieces are all there for him Jackson is typically likes to cut the line to get his pick of teams. Consider every Head Coaching position he has held since the 90s. Joining Chicago, Jackson joined a squad that had already had Michael Jordan and would steal Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman i...
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