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Kobe Bryant favors Phil Jackson

Updated: November 10, 2012, 1:43 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant still hasn't gotten over the way his final season under then-Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson ended in a second-round sweep from the playoffs.

Bryant wants a chance to make up for it this season. He fully endorsed Jackson to fill the Lakers' coaching vacancy caused by Mike Brown's dismissal, following L.A.'s dominant 101-77 win over the Golden State Warriors on Friday.

"Phil, obviously, you guys know how I feel about Phil," Bryant said. "The one ...

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