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Out of Order! Van Gundy Calls Jackson’s Comments ‘Ignorant’

During the early sleepy NBA season that is November you can always count on Laker coach Phil Jackson to stir things up. In a season where the biggest and loudest expectations were not on the back-to-back reigning NBA World Championship Los Angeles Lakers but on a newly stitched together free agent extravaganza of Lebron James and Chris Bosh joining Dwyane Wade in Miami. With the Heat faltering 14 games into the season and culminating into an embarrassing loss to the Indiana Pacers the pressure is on to right the ship. This has lead to a lot of speculation and consternation about how this is going to occur. A debate good enough for a courtroom drama; let’s call it Law & Order: SVG.


Phil, your opening statement please: (as told to WMVP-AM 1000 in Chicago)

"The scenario that sits kind of behind the scene, is that eventually these guys that were recruited -- Bosh and James -- by Pat Riley and Mickey Arrison, the owner, are going to come in and say, 'We feel you [Riley] can do…