Originally Posted by ripthekik
Considering Mike D'antoni won't be able to coach the Lakers immediately anyways, what was the rush to sign the contract on Sunday?
Because they didn't want Phil back. It was a goodbye kiss and happy retirement party all in one visit. The Lakers need new blood, time to stop recycling Jackson, fans forget what a disinterested coach he was in his final season. D'Antoni could coach for years if things work out, Jackson 2 at the most