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NY Knicks need miracle to sign LeBron James and his name is Phil Jackson

PHOENIX - MAY 23:  Head coach Phil Jackson of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts to a call in the second quarter of Game Three of the Western Conference Finals against the Phoenix Suns during the 2010 NBA Playoffs at US Airways Center on May 23, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Ronald MonestimeCorrespondent IMay 26, 2010

Even in the midst of potentially leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a second consecutive NBA Championship and a third straight appearance in the NBA Finals, Phil Jackson, who is in the final year of his contract with the Lakers, is already being courted for his superlative coaching services.

According to ESPN.com, the Chicago Bulls have reached out to Phil Jackson through back channels to gauge his interest in returning to the city and the franchise where he won six of his record ten NBA titles from 1990-1998.

In addition, the New Jersey Nets, who Jackson served as a player-assistant coach from 1978-1980, have made similar back-channel inquiries regarding his openness to the possibility of leaving Los Angeles when their playoff run is over.

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