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People From Williams County, North Dakota: Phil Jackson

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Published May 31st 2010
ISBN : 9781156273814
Paperback
44 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: As player:2 NBA Champion (1970, 1973)NBA All-Rookie Second TeamMorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: As player:2 NBA Champion (1970, 1973)NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1968)As coach:10 NBA Champion (19911993, 19961998, 20002002, 2009)6 Eastern Conference Champion (19911993, 19961998)6 Western Conference Champion (20002002, 2004, 20082009)1 NBA Coach of the Year (1996)4 NBA All-Star Game Coach (1992, 1996, 2000, 2009)Top 10 Coaches in NBA HistoryMost NBA Championships won as a head coachMost Conference Championships won as a head coachMost wins in NBA Playoffs historyMost wins in a season (1996)Best regular season winning percentage (1996)Most wins in Chicago Bulls historyMost wins in Los Angeles Lakers history Philip Douglas Phil Jackson (born September 17, 1945) is a former American professional basketball player and the current coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Jackson is widely considered one of the greatest coaches in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His reputation was established as head coach of the Chicago Bulls from 1989 through 1998- during his tenure, Chicago won six NBA titles. His next team, the Los Angeles Lakers, won four NBA titles from 2000 to 2009. In total, Jackson has won 10 NBA titles as a coach, surpassing a record he had shared with Red Auerbach. Currently, he is the winner of the most championships in NBA history (as a player and a head coach combined), breaking the tie between him and Bill Russell after the Los Angeles Lakers won the 2009 NBA Finals over the Orlando Magic four games to one. Jackson had won two rings as a player with the New York Knicks in 1970 and 1973. Jackson is known for his use of Tex Winters triangle offense as well as a holistic approach to coaching that is influenced by Eastern philosophy, earning him the nickname Zen Master. (Jackson cites Robert Pirsigs book ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=663591