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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 10:59 am  |  8 responses

Phil Jackson Reportedly Wants to Add Scottie Pippen to His Staff in LA if He Returns


Still no official word on whether or not PJax is returning to coach the Lakers, but the Daily News reports that if he does, he may be joined on the sideline by an old friend: “[Phil Jackson] interviewed with the team on Saturday. Although he was not offered the job, sources said, it’s his if he wants it. That’s because the Lakers are focused solely on hiring Jackson, the 11-time champion who led L.A. to five titles during his two tenures in Los Angeles. Jackson, 67, has expressed interest in taking over a team with four potential Hall of Famers, although he is said to be examining some of his usual concerns, including having say in personnel matters and whether he would have to make all of the Lakers’ road games. Jackson is looking at adding Scottie Pippen, his former Chicago Bulls star, to his staff, sources said. Bernie Bickerstaff is expected to coach the Lakers on Sunday against the Sacramento Kings. Bickerstaff became the interim coach after Mike Brown was fired on Friday with a 1-4 record.”

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  • tomtom

    Don’t he and Kobe have beef?? Even if it’s way back…

  • http://twitter.com/SupermanayrB B!

    That was on court beef. Pip has sung several praises about Kobe ass a player off the court.

  • The Mauve Avenger

    Phil takes care of his homies. Horace Grant is going to be equipment manager.

  • Redd

    My Bulls just promoted Pip into working with management, interesting.

  • tomtom

    Ah, cool. I wasn’t sure what the situation was with those two.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jay.brodes Jay Brodes

    as long as bshaw comes back i am game!!!

  • L Dribble

    I love Kobe beef.

  • ends

    I see what you did there

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