Phil Jackson Intrigued By Idea Of Nets Job
"Phil Jackson, the 11-time champion coach, would be interested in exploring the possibility of coaching the Brooklyn franchise for sure, a person with knowledge of his thinking told CBSSports.com Thursday night.
Jackson, 67, is one of several candidates in play for the Nets, sources say, but given owner Mikhail Prokhorovs affinity for big names and the added benefit that would come from hiring an ex-Knick, an eventual conversation between Jackson and the Nets would seem to be a formality. Coaching in New York is a situation that would intrigue him, the person familiar with Jacksons thinking said. He has a lot of history with that place.
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