LIVE: Legendary Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson discusses his new book, "Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success" with Tribune sports reporter K.C. Johnson. Hear how the "Zen master" inspired his players and grew to be one of the most innovative coaches in sports.
Mitch Kupchak knows how to make Phil Jackson laugh. And giggle is exactly what the Zen Master did when Kupchak told him he thought Mike D'Antoni was a better fit for the Los Angeles Lakers than him. "I laughed," Jackson told ESPN's "Mike & Mike in the Morning" (via Arash Markazi of ESPNLosAngeles.com). Show More Summary
As great a nickname as “The Zen Master” has been for Phil Jackson, the reality is that most people don’t even know what Zen really is. And most people definitely don’t get who Jackson really is. Jackson’s new book set to be releasedShow 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 finally caved. The Zen Master spent the better part of his 11 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers dodging Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan comparisons. Now, he's indulging them. In his new memoir, co-written with Hugh Delehanty...Show More Summary
Sorry Nets... and Lakers... Cavs... and ANYONE else hoping to hire Phil Jackson as a head coach, 'cause the Zen Master will never, ever coach another basketball game in his life, so says Jalen Rose. Rose -- former NBA star turned ESPN analyst --…
We think Peter Cunningham’s photos for “The Dude and the Zen Master,” from our May magazine, turned out great. Cunningham, an excellent and accomplished photographer, wrote this blog post about his experience shooting cover stars Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman. Cunningham has been traveling and practicing Zen with Glassman for decades, but he explains that [...]
Phil Jackson won 11 NBA championships as the coach of the Chicago Bulls and L.A. Lakers. That would suffice for nearly any man on Earth, but it seems that the Zen Master is feeling the itch to make an NBA comeback. This time around,Show More Summary
Add another item to the list of life's certainties: death, taxes and Phil Jackson coaching rumors. As disseminated by the Detroit Pistons' own website (via Ken Berger of CBSSports.com), the Zen Master is back in the NBA, if only—like most infomercial offers—for a limited time, to assist the Motor City's latest coaching search. Show More Summary
Chris Paul may have hit a buzzer-beater to secure a Los Angeles Clippers victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, but it was Phil Jackson who stole the show. The social media show, that is. Following Paul's game-winner, the Zen Master went...Show More Summary
Just as an empty boat that rams into us isn't targeting us, so too people who act unkindly are driven along by the unconscious force of their own wounding and pain.
Phil Jackson weighed in on Kobe Bryant's torn Achilles tendon Saturday, and in typical Zen Master fashion, his opinion came with subtle doses of ego and smugness: It's hard to question Jackson's opinion on anything related to NBA basketball, as his 11 championship rings make a strong case that he's got all the answers. Show More Summary
If you’ve read our publisher Jim Gimian’s editorial in our May magazine, you might have noticed something a little odd about it. (That Jim calls himself an “Achiever” in the very first sentence may well have tipped you off.) The editorial is loaded with references to The Big Lebowski, and it’s not just because Jim’s [...]
Did the rug really tie the room together? Was Donny really out of his element?
Our May magazine is on newsstands now, featuring “The Dude & the Zen Master,” Andrea Miller‘s profile of “Buddhistly bent” actor Jeff Bridges and Zen teacher Bernie Glassman as they reflect on the friendship, spirituality, and shared sense of social responsibility documented in their new hit book. There’s also a new teaching from Glassman (online [...]
The zen master of Texas has not one but two custom marriage-equality graphics for the Internet war against bigotry. Helms Workshop in Austin produced these custom equal signs featuring Willie Nelson's trademark braids and his trademark...Show More Summary
One day I was pushed from an elevated subway platform in Chicago’s Loop down to street level. There were pain medications, surgical options, cat scans, and many visits to many different doctors and specialists. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a research based clinical practice. Show More Summary
-Legendary NBA coach Phil “The Zen Master” Jackson’s first, awkward tweet is actually part of an AOL effort. link -Effective July 1, 21-year Martin Agency vet Janet White will take over for Rene Ferran, who’s been with the agency the...Show More Summary
Phil Jackson yesterday decided it was high time he got on twitter to share his thoughts on the NBA. It may literally have been ‘high’ time. The ‘Zen Master’ either had a little trouble hitting the right keys, or he maybe just wants you to believe that he did. Hmmm, trippy. Either way, who can [...]
Phil Jackson is gaming the system. The Zen Master joined Twitter on Wednesday afternoon and is already winning championship rings, albeit in tweet form. It all started with a simple tweet from his fiancée and Lakers executive vice president, Jeanie Buss. Show More Summary