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Phil Jackson is clear about where he’ll be coaching next season, kind of

There have been some rumblings that this might be legendary coach Phil Jackson’s last season coaching the Los Angeles Lakers. When asked about his future plans during Tuesday’s pre-game press conference, Jackson had this to say:

“Do you actually know where you’ll be headed next year?”


“Is there a possibility you might be coaching somewhere else?”

“No. I can’t, you know, see that. As a prospect.”

“So it’ll be here or nowhere.”

“Probably. I’d say it’s 90% that if I coach anywhere it’ll be here.”

(Media rumbling)

At that point, a chuckling Jackson ended the press conference. Just another one of those moments when Jackson demonstrated his ability to keep everybody, including media, on their toes.