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Phil Jackson

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Phil Jackson

Currently, his LA Lakers are battling the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Finals. They lead the series 2 games to 1. Jackson has already won 7 NBA championship rings; He led the Lakers to the championship last year, and he also won 6 with the Chicago Bulls. He has coached NBA greats Michael Jordan, Shaquille ONeal, and Kobe Bryant. Jackson also has a new book called More than a Game, written with Charley Rosen.


Chicago Bulls Head Coach Phil Jackson

Jackson played for eleven years with the New York Knicks, worked as a television color commentator, and coached minor-league for four years, before becoming the head coach of the Bulls. He led the team m through three consecutive NBA championships with a unique coaching style, creating a winning team of star players Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Dennis Rodman. In his book, "Sacred Hoops," Jackson shares the ways in which he seeks to transform the every-man-for-himself professional play of three of the world's best basketball players into selfless team play.


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