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Report: Blazers pursued Phil Jackson

Updated: July 13, 2012, 9:52 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Portland Trail Blazers targeted two Hall of Fame coaches for their vacant head coaching position and, according to a Comcast Sports Northwest report, were turned down by both.

Portland offered its coaching position to Jerry Sloan this week, according to the report. Sloan ultimately turned down the offer.

The Blazers also pursued Phil Jackson over the past few months, a source told Comcast Sports Northwest.

Blazers general manager Neil Olshey confirmed the team had ...

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