Phil Jackson explains why Mike D’Antoni was hired as Lakers coach – Jay Leno – VIDEO

Phil Jackson sat down with Jay Leno on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to discuss the Los Angeles Lakers. Mitch Kupchak chose Mike D’Antoni over Phil Jackson because “he [was] the best coach for these group of guys”.

Absolutely NOT! Mitch Kupchak missed out big time. šŸ™ Watch the video here:

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Phil Jackson REJECTS the Brooklyn Nets’ offer – Report

Phil Jackson answered “No way, Jose” when the Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King approached him this week. Hallelujah!

I do wish the Brooklyn Nets the best of luck; but, it wouldn’t look right if Phil Jackson agreed to become their head coach. That just doesn’t look right on the court, on TV, nor on paper. Sorry Brooklyn. No hard feelings to ya.

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Phil Jackson to coach the Brooklyn Nets? – Report

Phil Jackson is one of the candidates in line to coach the Brooklyn Nets, reports SportsCity.com. Interim coach P.J.Ā Carlesimo was fired after the Nets failed to surpass the first round of the 2012-2013 NBA Playoffs.

Well, this is a bummer. If this is true, Jim Buss — the owner of the Lakers — should’ve signed Phil Jackson when he had the chance. Details inside:

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