ESPN Forecast asked their panel to rank the “basketball decision maker” in each organization. The duo of Phil Jackson and Steve Mills ranked No. 21 out of 30.
“We asked the voters to rate each team’s front-office management on its guidance and leadership in terms of how it affects overall on-court success, both in the short and long term,” the report said.
The Spurs ranked at the top of the list, while the crosstown Nets ranked No. 28.