Frank Hamblen faces uncertain future

Updated: May 18, 2011, 7:43 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Phil Jackson is retired, we think.

The Los Angeles Lakers season is over, we know.

But that's about all the certainty in longtime assistant coach Frank Hamblen's world these days.

"I'm not looking to retire yet," said Hamblen, who has been with the Lakers for 12 years and is the longest-tenured assistant coach in the NBA.

"I think I have a good two or three years left in me. So I just have to wait and see what [the Lakers] do, and keep my options ...

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