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L.A. eyes Phil Jackson, Mike D'Antoni

Updated: November 10, 2012, 2:55 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne and Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Phil Jackson and Mike D'Antoni are the leading candidates to replace Mike Brown as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, a source with knowledge of the situation told ESPNLosAngeles.com's Ramona Shelburne on Friday.

"It's neck and neck," the source said. The Lakers intend to call Jackson on Saturday to gauge his interest in returning to the sideline, sources told ESPNLosAngeles.com late Friday.

If the initial conversation with Jackson goes well, the Lakers are hoping ...

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