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Phil Jackson would coach in right fit

Updated: March 8, 2014, 10:39 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPN.com

Phil Jackson is "ready to go back to work," a source with knowledge of his thinking told ESPN.com on Friday.

The former Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls coach has spent the last couple of years working to improve his health -- which included several surgeries and a successful fight against prostate cancer -- and writing a book. But the itch to return to the NBA in some capacity is strong.

While Jackson has made it clear to any team that has approached him that he prefers a front-office ...

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