Phil Jackson

Philip Douglas Jackson is a former American professional basketball player and coach. Employing his new coaching style and strategies, he brought his team to 11 National Basketball Association (NBA) championships. Jackson is the son of Pentecostal ministers who followed and practiced the strict religious lifestyle giving their son no choice but to indulge in sports so he could explore the world outside their circle. He became an asset to his high school basketball team and later on joined the University of North Dakota team.

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