Should Phil Jackson Eventually End Up in the LA Lakers Front Office?

June 8th, 2013 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
It seems unlikely that Phil Jackson will ride into Los Angeles and save the mess that has become the Lakers, but there is still a possibility Jackson can have a hand in reviving the franchise—just not from the sidelines.

Jackson was many Lakers fans' top choice to replace Mike Brown during the early part of the 2012-13 regular season, and he's still a favorite to succeed Mike D'Antoni, at least in the minds of those same Lakers fans.

The truth is, Jackson's days of roaming the sidelines in Los Angeles are over, but due to his connection with Jeanie Buss, there is still some hope that Jackson can be involved in some capacity with improving the fortunes of the franchise.

Jackson has already dispensed a few nuggets of wisdom on how to fix what ails the Lakers, and his solution would go a long way towards keeping Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.

"I would find one of my assistant coaches to work with me to help them just as quickly as possible because I know what they need," Jackson said in an interview with "The Herd with Colin Cowherd" on ESPN Radio on Wednesday.

"I think they need to get back inside, where the strength of thei ...

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