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Jackson And The Nets? Reports Indicate Coach Has Interest

When the Brooklyn Nets fired former head coach Avery Johnson on Thursday; it was reported that the Team’s Owner Mikhail Prokhorov, had one candidate at the top of his wish list to take over running his squad; former Lakers and … Continue reading

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First Lakers Lesson For D’Antoni, Nobody Puts Kobe In A Corner

Even if produced before you were born, odds are good that you have seen the movie “Dirty Dancing,” at least once. This coming of age tale, set in the Catskill Mountains of New York, in the early sixties; has to … Continue reading

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Offense Will Rule As Mike D’Antoni Named New Coach For Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers, have not only changed head coaches over the last few days; they have radically altered their plan of attack, as the “Los Angeles Times” reported Monday, that the club has hired former Phoenix Suns and New … Continue reading

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Could A Jackson-Shaw Tandem On Bench Turn Lakers Fortunes Around?

Residents of the “City Of Angels” have noticed a new odor in the air, over the past few days; adding to the stench of the smog, gasoline and diesel fumes that always permeate the city. The scent is desperation, emanating from the … Continue reading

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Is What’s Good For Carmelo Anthony, Good For The Knicks?

When a man who as a coach has led 11 teams to an NBA Championship, refers to your roster as “clumsy,” it might be a good time for a franchise to re-evaluate its game-plan. That was the label that former Chicago … Continue reading

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Phil Jackson Calls Knicks “Clumsy” In HBO Interview

Former head coach Phil Jackson revealed in an upcoming interview on HBO, that he was glad that he was not contacted by the New York Knicks, before they decided that Mike Woodson was the man who the club wanted to … Continue reading

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Phil Jackson Pulls Plug On Possible Plan To Become Magic Executive

The “Orlando Sentinel” reported on Friday that former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson has had second thoughts about possibly becoming a member of the Orlando Magic’s front office starting next season. According to the paper, the former Los … Continue reading

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Reprint: Could Phil Jackson Be Bench Boss Of Knicks For The 2012 Season?

With much of the discussion since former New York Knicks head coach Mike D’Antoni resigning his position with the team on Wednesday, now starting to focus on the feasibility of former Los Angeles Lakers bench boss Phil Jackson becoming the Knicks … Continue reading

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Could Phil Jackson Be Bench Boss Of Knicks For The 2012 Season?

The New York Knicks over the years have been given far more prestige by the national media than has been warranted by what they have done on the hardwood. The last time the team won an NBA Title was back in the … Continue reading

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Shaw Found Out He Did Not Get Lakers Coaching Job On TV

During this past season it appeared that Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw would succeed Phil Jackson as the bench boss of the team once Jackson retired at the end of the campaign. Although he interviewed for the position, the … Continue reading

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