The Los Angeles Daily News’ Ross Siler reports that Phil Jackson will invite Scottie Pippen to join his new coaching staff in Los Angeles.

As long as Phil never asks Toni Kukoc to come in and draw up some plays, this should work out just fine.

Amidst all the Zen Mastermania yesterday, I’m told there was a game of some importance played in Detroit. Shouldn’t the NBA impose a moratorium on all major hirings during the Finals, or at least until there are no more qualified candidates left for the Knicks, whichever comes first?