Jackson says he'll return to Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers' commitment to sign the mercurial Ron Artest made retaining Phil Jackson even more imperative than it already was.
And Jackson's status is no longer an unknown, thanks to a statement on the Lakers' Web site Friday afternoon.
Jackson issued a statement confirming that he will be back to complete the final season of his contract, following an ESPN.com report earlier Friday that an announcement was forthcoming early next week.
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