Phil Jackson fuels Detroit rumors

Could Phil Jackson be calling the shots in Detroit before long? Mark J. Rebilas/US Presswire

It is not one of the sexier jobs available, but many executives around the league are eager to see what happens with the Detroit Pistons' head-coaching vacancy. That's because the Pistons' hire will be a tell-tale sign of how much power truly remains in the hands of franchise icon, and current president of basketball operations, Joe Dumars.