(CBSSports.com/Matt Moore) — For starters, Phil Jackson told the New York Times he’s not interested in coaching right now. Let’s get that out there, first and foremost. See, I’ll even blockquote it, from the New York Times: “I have no desire to coach,” he said. “You never say never, right? I mean, there’s always something that might change my mind — but I just don’t see it.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Phil Jackson, Head Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers talk with New York Knicks broadcaster Walt Frazier before the game on February 13, 2007 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images