Regarding all those rumors, Phil Jackson himself said: “I have no, at all, desire to go back to Chicago and coach the Bulls.” I guess that’s that.
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According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard: “The Chicago Bulls have reached out to Phil Jackson through back channels to gauge his interest in returning to the franchise he won six NBA titles with, according to two sources with knowledge of the situation. There has been no direct contact between Bulls officials and Jackson, according to the […]
Said Jackson: “No, I’m not (interested), and I think it’s a wonderful job for whoever takes it. It’s a team on the rise, and they showed an ability to come back after a devastating first few months. … I’d say it’s a 90 percent chance if I’m coaching, it would be [for the Lakers].”
Phil Jackson won six NBA championships during his nine years as head coach of the Chicago Bulls. And yet many of his critics were always quick to point out — often with an almost sadistic glee — that his success was due as much (or more so) to luck than his coaching acumen. And by […]