Phil Jackson Cleared To Only Coach Home Games

In the wake of his Lakers’ championship and his own 10th NBA title, Phil Jackson gave an interview with Mychal Thompson and John Ireland with ESPN 710 today. Thompson decided to float an idea to Jackson that in light of his physical struggles near the end of the season, Jackson should skip the travel and only coach home games. One problem: the Lakers beat Thompson to the punch.

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(Might this actually be true, finally?)

In response to Thompson’s question, Jackson responded that the Lakers had actually already greenlit the idea for Phil’s sake.

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