Lakers' Jackson implies refs influenced by Cuban

Updated: February 9, 2006, 12:04 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

HOUSTON -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson laughed off Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's claim that Jackson "must now be considered my bucket boy."

Cuban responds

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban responded in an entry on his blog (www.blogmaverick.com):

"I own Phil Jackson. Not literally of course. That thrill belongs to the smartest businesswoman in professional sports, Jeannie Buss. Figuratively however, the coach formerly known as the Zen Master must now be considered ...

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