Originally Posted by BIG_DADDY
They made no run at trying to retain Phil Jackson and the whole clean cut thing was a bad idea IMO. After at least trying to make a serious run at Phil I would have thought Brian Shaw would have been a much better choice and a simpler, cleaner trasition. If they were going to move on for sure they should have courted Byron Scott the year before. Any opportunity to have picked up Sloan would have been a good move IMO. I can't stand Brown.
Phil wanted to retire. Phil's body couldnt take the constant flying anymor. Do you remember there was even talk of him not coaching when the team went to the east coast.
Phil is a great coach but his body is hurting and he's not young. Phil now just chills in Montana and in L.A with Jeanie