March 14 (Washington Post) -- Earl Monroe called back late Wednesday afternoon after physical therapy. The Pearl says he's not gleaming as much these days. He turns 70 later this year and has had six knee-replacement operations since July to prove it. Like a somewhat accomplished former teammate of his, Monroe couldn't imagine working full-time now just for the money. "He doesn't need a job," Monroe said of Phil Jackson, who is said to be days, maybe even hours, away from going back to work for a Knicks organization that Jackson and Monroe last helped lead to a title more than 40 years ago. "When I last spoke to him, he seemed content living in L.A. and doin' his thing." So what's this really about? "You see what Pat Riley has done lately," Monroe said. Yep. "Well, everyone knows that Pat Riley and Phil haven't had the greatest relationship over time," Monroe said. "There is an
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