CBS2/KCAL9 Sports Director Jim Hill has learned Lakers Executive Vice President Jeanie Buss and 11-time NBA Champion Phil Jackson are engaged.
The Los Angeles Lakers will no longer be searching for a new coach when they take the floor Tuesday night, but their newest employee won’t be on the bench quite yet.
The Los Angeles Lakers organization and Phil Jackson have been in “serious discussions,” CBS2/KCAL9 Sports Director Jim Hill confirmed Saturday.
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If there was something Kobe Bryant carried from Phil Jackson, it’s the way he spoke to the media. The retired Lakers coach didn’t seem to care to speak too much about the criticism the team took when the team played poorly, but today, after losing its first two game, the zenmaster, as Kobe, told fans to shut up and let us work.
Phil Jackson’s next title will be on the cover of his new book.
Just when we thought we had heard the last of the Kobe Bryant-Shaquille O’Neal feud, former teammate Robert Horry dropped in his theory about the rift between the former teammates.
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 i
Jerry West has a new autobiography coming out, and the San Jose Mercury News has some excerpts and a look at West who recently purchased a small stake of the Warriors and is working as a consultant on the basketball side.
The final leg of a wonderful ride began this week for Tex Winter, although his son, Chris, didn’t see it as much of a journey. Flight delays and his background as a physicist had Chris seeing the world through a practical spectrum when I caught up with him by phone from Manhattan, Kan., on his way to Springfield, Mass.
Kobe Bryant will forever be compared to Michael Jordan. From position to style to legacy, Bryant will never make it out of a discussion about his place in the league’s history without a reference to the G.O.A.T. It’s simply inescapable.
According to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, the Lakers and Mike Brown are finalizing negotiations to make him the next coach. “It’s close,” a source said.
Reports say that the Lakers will hire Mike Brown as their new head coach following the retirement of Phil Jackson. Steinmetz reports two sources confirming a four-year, $18 million deal for Brown. Previous reports had Brown close to a deal following owner Jerry Buss telling reporters that the Lakers were “very close” to a new head coach.
The Lakers aren’t just giving former Blazers/Kings/Rockets coach Rick Adelman the courtesy of being on the shortlist. They’re serious about pursuing him further as they inch towards a new head coach with Phil Jackson’s vacant and extremely tall seat still warm.
Phil Jackson imagines himself exploring the southern tropics next winter, or maybe circumnavigating the globe on a motorcycle.