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Jackson in line for bonus if Lakers win

Updated: June 15, 2010, 11:42 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

One more victory in the NBA Finals wouldn't merely bring Phil Jackson his record 11th championship ring as a coach.

A second consecutive title for the Los Angeles Lakers would trigger a $2 million performance bonus in Jackson's contract, according to NBA coaching sources.

Jackson is the league's highest-paid coach with an annual salary of $12 million. Earlier in the playoffs, Jackson publicly acknowledged that Lakers owner Jerry Buss wants him to take an unspecified ...

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