I know it's only one game, but so what?
It's not too early for Laker Nation to panic. The Los Angeles Lakers were embarrassed by a Dallas Mavericks team that didn't have the services of Dirk Nowitzki or Chris Kaman. Steve Nash, who averages 17 points and nine assists per game for his career, was held to just seven points and four assists. Dwight Howard went 3-for-14 from the free throw line and Metta World Peace 1-for-8 from the field.
The newly implemented Princeton offense is not yielding the desired results, and the defense looks out of sync. The easy solution is to bring back the Zen master and his triangle offense to LA to restore order from all of this chaos. Eleven championships in 13 NBA Finals is enough evidence that he can get the job done.
Here are five reasons Phil Jackson will coach the Lakers this season.