Originally Posted by HeatWave
Do you think if Phil never retired, coached last year and lost to OKC in 5, he'd have any heat on him coming into this year? I understand how many rings he's won and such, but that would've made him/LA 1-8 in the 2nd rd of playoffs last 2 years
No he wouldn't because he's Phil Jackson.
It's obvious that the Lakers didn't have faith in Mike Brown and he had little to no room for error, considering how early in the season they fired him.