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Jackson stands alone, but now what?

Lakers' coach will mull his future, but most signs are pointing to his staying

Updated: June 19, 2010, 8:47 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Phil Jackson is chasing no one now. Red Auerbach and his nine NBA titles are two victory cigars in the past. John Wooden's 10 NCAA titles are behind Jackson, too.

Jackson stands alone, on his own pedestal in the annals of coaching after winning his 11th NBA title Thursday night at Staples Center.

And yet, the chase continues. Not of history anymore, but of Jackson. Time and age forgive few men who've put their bodies through the strain of 31 NBA seasons (12 as a player, ...

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