By Kam Pashai
Laker Nation - Hold off the “We Want Phil” chants for now.
Phil Jackson has accepted a role on an NBA team, but it’s not the Lakers. The Detroit Pistons will bring Jackson in to advise the team on its coaching search.
#Pistons are brining in Phil Jackson to help advise on the coaching search, the team announced— Vincent Goodwill (@vgoodwill) May 3, 2013
Dumars: "we feel that Phil Jackson is a great resource to use. I look forward to talking with Phil next week.”— Vincent Goodwill (@vgoodwill) May 3, 2013
It would be interesting to see if Jackson advises the Pistons to consider two of his former assistants, Kurt Rambis and Brian Shaw.
Meanwhile, a Phil Jackson return to Los Angeles seems highly unlikely.