After being contacted by the Brooklyn Nets, Phil Jackson has reportedly turned down their offer for the vacant head coaching position.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
Phil Jackson has rejected the Brooklyn Nets’ overtures to take over as coach, a league source told Yahoo! Sports.
Nets general manager Billy King talked with Jackson on Tuesday, and Jackson, the 11-time champion coach, reaffirmed his desire to pursue a broader front-office role over coaching in his return to the NBA.