May 06, 2010
The Philadelphia 76ers are striking out when it comes to a new head coach, it appears. The former NBA point guard and current ESPN analyst, is apparently telling the team that he doesn't even want to interview for the available spot, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.
Jackson's ESPN partner, Jeff Van Gundy, has supposedly already told the team that he doesn't want the gig and Charlotte Bobcats coach Larry Brown has been very public about not wanting to leave his spot under the watchful eye of new team owner Michael Jordan.
"It's just not the right situation for him at this time," said Jackson's agent.
To add insult to injury, the word is that Jackson will interview for the head-coach position with the New Orleans Hornets and wouldn't mind getting an interview for the same job with the Los Angeles Clippers and New Jersey Nets.
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