Report: Phil Jackson is open to NBA return
According to a report by ESPN, former Lakers head coach Phil Jackson would consider a return to coaching in the NBA.
The Lakers have a coaching vacancy after firing head coach Mike Brown early on Friday afternoon. The team currently has a 1-4 record and entered play on Friday night with the worst record in the Western Conference.
Jackson coached the Lakers on two seperate occasions, leading them to five NBA championships.
The report states that Jackson is one of 4 or 5 candidates for the job.