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Knicks want Jackson

Sat., March 8, 2014

Phil Jackson, viewed by some Los Angeles Lakers fans as a future savior of the franchise, has been offered a front-office job by the New York Knicks. Jackson, 68, recently met with Knicks owner James Dolan and planned to make a decision next week, The New York Daily News said, citing an anonymous NBA source. The description of the offer was reportedly “more than just a consulting job.” Jackson repeatedly has said he would never coach again, but plenty of Lakers fans want him to return as a consultant to the franchise where he won five championship as a coach before retiring in 2011. L.A. Times


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