Don’t rule out the possibility of Phil Jackson coaching the Brooklyn Nets.
At. This. Time.
Yes, those are the three words that we should focus on in Musberger’s statement, because they are merely a time-sensitive disclaimer.
When talking about Jackson, you have to understand this above all else: Jackson never makes snap decisions in life-changing situations. Indeed, this characteristic is essentially why he didn’t initially jump at the Lakers job after Mike Brown was fired.
There are several reasons why Jackson could enjoy coaching the Nets and — sooner rather than later — mold them into legitimate championship contenders, the most critical being that the current roster is almost a perfect fit for the triangle.