LOS ANGELES -- He came back out of duty more than desire.
Answering a call only the purest competitors can hear. Hoping, more than needing, to finish with a grand flourish.
And so it should surprise no one that Phil Jackson walked away from the Los Angeles Lakers' training facility Thursday afternoon with a bemused grin.
A little more than 12 hours had passed since the walls around his team began to buckle in a catastrophic loss 93-81 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in ...Read full story