Cavaliers Reach Out to Phil Jackson About Their Coaching Vacancy


Phil Jackson

I can’t see Phil Jackson coaching the Cavs, but I can see him working within the organization in a Pat Riley style role. The Cavs have reached out to Jackson, to see what interest he has in them.

As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about their head coach opening, sources told

The Cavs, who fired coach Byron Scott last Thursday, have been in touch with Jackson to gauge his interest in returning to coaching and in their open position. Last week, ESPN reported Jackson is increasingly interested in a return to the NBA next season, preferably in a management capacity, after two years away from the game.