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Phil Jackson

Former Basketball Player, Executive & Coach
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Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Deer Lodge
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 September 1945
Sigh: Libra
Height: 2.03 m
Education: University of North Dakota, Williston High School

Phil Jackson was bornon 17 September 1945 in Deer Lodge, American, is Former Basketball Player, Executive & Coach. A distinguished basketball coach, Phil Jackson is credited with the highest winning percentage as an NBA coach. He has been conferred with the title of being ‘one of the 10 greatest coaches in league history’ and is also the only coach in basketball history to win a total of at least ten championships in the major professional sports of North America. This Basketball Hall of Fame inductee is recipient of numerous awards and laurels including the Roughrider Award and the Amos Alonzo Stagg Coaching Award. Popularly nicknamed, ‘Zen Master’, Jackson is known to have used powerful motivational techniques inspired by eastern philosophy to coach his players. He has been the head coach for the Chicago Bulls and led the team to six NBA titles. He later went on to coach the Los Angeles Lakers until his retirement. The only advice that Jackson rendered to his players was to use the power of the mind during a challenging match. All through his coaching and playing career, this legendary sports personality has exhibited marvellous dedication to the game of basketball.


$50 Million


In 2013, he came out with the book ‘Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success’


This was his last season as the team’s coach as he retired in 2011


For the 2010-11 season, he resumed his position as the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers


In 2009, he successfully led Los Angeles Lakers to the NBA finals


In December 2008, the Los Angeles Lakers won a match against the Celtics team


In 2005, he was re-appointed as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers


Later in 2004, he published his book titled, ‘The Last Season: A Team in Search of Its Soul’


In the book he highlighted the various ups and downs the Los Angeles Lakers experienced in the 2003-2004 season


His team, Los Angeles Lakers were the winners of the 2000 NBA championship, after beating the Indiana Pacers


After a year of hiatus, he joined as a coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in 1999


As a result of differences with the manager of the Chicago Bulls, he left the team after the 1997-98 season


In 1989, he was appointed as the head coach of the Chicago Bulls and he subsequently coached the team for over 9 seasons


In 1987, he was appointed as the assistant coach to the Chicago Bulls, a professional basketball team based in Chicago


In 1980 he officially retired as a basketball player


In 1979, he went to Hudson to play two seasons for the New Jersey Nets professional basketball team


During the 1974-75 season, he made a total of 330 personal fouls, which he shared with Bob Dandridge of the Milwaukee Bucks


They were also winners of the 1973 NBA championship


In 1970, the New York Knicks basketball team were the winners of the National Basketball Association (NBA) championship


In 1967, he became a part of the New York Knicks, a professional basketball team based in New York


Philip Douglas Phil Jackson was born on September 17, 1945 to Charles and Elisabeth Funk Jackson in Deer Lodge, Montana


With this, he became the sixth coach to win 1000 games

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