As Kobe Bryant works this offseason to prove his critics and doubters wrong--as always--and make a comeback from the same type of ACL surgery that has forced NBA greats--like his rival Shaquille O'Neal--into retirement, he will have some grueling days of rehab where he may just want to throw in the towel and call it a day. Show More Summary
The new book by Phil Jackson, Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success, answers a ton of questions about the past 30 years of professional basketball and gives us a bit of insight into Phil Jackson's coaching career, including the fact that he once dreamt about spanking Kobe Bryant. Show More Summary
After a miserable season for the Los Angeles Lakers following a huge offseason, many fans are left wondering what could have come of Phil Jackson coaching the team. Well, at the very least he's finally telling us all why he didn't end up back in LA. Show More Summary
Since when did selling out for a few book sales become a practice of Zen? One thing became clear after Phil Jackson’s declaration of Michael Jordan’s superiority to Kobe Bryant in his new book, Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success, Jackson is more than just a basketball genius. Show More Summary
Hidden within the minor furor Phil Jackson created by comparing Michael Jordan to Kobe Bryant in his new book is Jackson's true legacy. He is the Alexander Graham Bell of the NBA. Now before you go assuming I'm a Phil Jackson fan, let me explain. Show More Summary
Phil Jackson’s Seattle revelations are just a part of what he has to say on his book tour for his memoir, Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success, which is coming out on Tuesday, May 21. The former head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers has an opinion on pretty much every topic [...]Show More Summary
Costa Rica's killer bull, fear in Cyprus, crimes of Ranbaxy and BitCoin bubble -- that along with basketball uber coach Phil Jackson are part of this week's reading material. Of course, question to ponder: briefs or boxers, how did they get into men's pants.
Phil Jackson, a legendary coaching figure in the hoops world with more championship rings than fingers to wear them on, always seemed like a logical candidate to solve the Michael Jordan vs. Kobe Bryant debate. After all, he had those two heroes of the hardwood to thank for 11 pieces of his jewelry collection. Show More Summary
Phil Jackson has lined up an eventful summer. He's currently consulting with the Detroit Pistons as they search for a head coach, and his new book "Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success" will certainly keep his name in circulation when it releases on May 21. Show More Summary
Eleven-time NBA champion head coach Phil Jackson has a new book coming out on May 20, and in it he tackles one of the league's most spirited debates from a first-person view. That debate surrounds who is the better player: six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan and five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant. Show More Summary
Over the years, the zen master Phil Jackson has been hesitant in comparing Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant despite his first hand knowledge of both players and their immense talents on the court. With the release of his latest book… Phil Jackson Compares MJ & Kobe in New Book ‘Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success’ is a post by Alec Banks on Highsnobiety.
Phil Jackson was in the Seattle ownership group’s plans had they been approved in buying the Sacramento Kings. The group was rejected in their bid to buy the team from the Maloof family by the NBA this week, but had Seattle been given an NBA team it seems Phil Jackson could have played a key [...]
Phil Jackson pulled off the greatest sales job in sports history:
Phil Jackson has opened up in a new memoir, where he compares Michael Jordan to Kobe Bryant. But did he share too much? And is Kevin Durant continuing to get a pass? Kevin Burke discusses… If you often find yourself too busy to watch The Hoop Doctors Podcasts, get them on the go for your iPhone [...]
The Detroit Pistons are searching for Lawrence Frank's replacement, the person who will become their fourth coach in five years. General manager Joe Dumars has enlisted the services of coaching great Phil Jackson to help select the best man for the position. Show More Summary
Phil keeps it trill. Phil Jackson Said He Resented Kobe Bryant After Denver Sex Assault Accusations Via LATimes Phil Jackson’s memoir hit bookshelves Tuesday and in addition to talking life, Michael Jordan, and Zen, the 13-time NBA champion, the former Lakers coach spoke on how Kobe Bryant’s sexual assault case drastically changed the way he […]
Phil Jackson had the savvy and good fortune to coach two of the greatest players the NBA has ever known—both 2-guards, both brilliant sociopaths. But for the first time, Jackson writes about how the two measure up against each other. Read more...
The first time I talked to Phil Jackson, he spontaneously sketched a play on his placemat. I have to admit there was a not-tiny part of me that was squealing, internally.
There is no such thing as life after basketball for the 13-time N.B.A. champion. Life is basketball.