Phil Jackson announced today he will return to coach the Lakers for another season.
"Count me in," Jackson said in a statement. "After a couple weeks of deliberation, it is time to get back to the challenge of putting together a team that can defend its title in the 2010-11 season. It'll be the last stand for me, and I hope a grand one."
The Times reports that Jackson had some medical tests done, which turned up good news, as he won't have to have a knee replaced.
Jackson, who will soon turn 65, seems to have come to his decision after reflecting on it, as only he can, at his Montana ranch.
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He has more championship rings than he has fingers.