Jackson's destination unknown.Byline: Elliott Teaford Staff Writer
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Raised near Kemmerer, Wyoming, Buss earned a B.S. and longtime girlfriend of Phil Jackson
Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson (born September 17, 1945 in Deer Lodge, Montana) is the current coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, an American professional basketball team. , said he expects Jackson to continue coaching next season.
She told ESPNLosAngeles.com she wasn't certain where, however.
"I know he will be coaching next year somewhere," she said of Jackson, whose deal with the Lakers ends at season's end. "Whether it's here or someplace some·place
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"I know he can't just retire. I'm, like, 'Honey, what are you going to do? Are you going to help your kids go change diapers and stuff?"'
Jackson, 64, recently said he would decide whether he would continue coaching after the season, when he consults with his doctor. The Lakers' success or lack thereof during the postseason also could have an impact on his decision.
"I think if they win it's like a no-brainer he'll come back because he'll want to win three in a row," said Buss, who serves as a Lakers vice president. "But (if they don't win), if there isn't that connection, he would understand.
"Plus, my dad made it very clear he doesn't want to pay him what he's been paying him ($12million this season). So that's kind of hard, too. You could kind of say, in some jobs, 'Well I'm cutting back your hours.'
"But can you see him cutting back his hours? It's not really about the amount of money, it's about 'I can't give you less effort.' "
Ron Artest Ronald (Ron) William Artest Jr. (born November 13 1979) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays with the Sacramento Kings of the NBA. Artest gained reputation as one of the premier defenders in the game today, winning the NBA Defensive Player of the Year bruised his left shoulder and wore a protective pad during practice. He said it would not trouble him tonight in Game 6 and insisted he wasn't injured. ... Lamar Odom did not participate in the full workout, but declined precisely why beyond saying he "just needed to rest up." ... Kobe Bryant did not practice.