Phil Jackson unhappy with NBA deal

Updated: December 30, 2010, 3:50 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

NEW ORLEANS -- A little more than a week ago the NBA purchased the New Orleans Hornets, buying the team from majority owner George Shinn and minority owner Gary Chouest in hopes of finding a new ownership group.

Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson, in town to play the Hornets on Wednesday, voiced his displeasure with the transaction.

"Not happy about that," Jackson said, when asked about the purchase.

"Who's going to trade who to whom? Who's going to pull the button on trading ...

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