Sources: Cavs eye Phil Jackson

Updated: April 22, 2013, 4:39 PM ET
By Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein | ESPN.com

As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about their head coach opening, sources told ESPN.com.

The Cavs, who fired coach Byron Scott on Thursday, have been in touch with Jackson to gauge his interest in returning to coaching and in their open position. Last week, ESPN reported Jackson is increasingly interested in a return to the NBA next season, preferably in a management capacity, after two years away from the game.

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