Phil Jackson talks his new book, proposes to send Rodman to Iran – VIDEO


phil-jackson-11-ringsPhil Jackson has been hitting it hard on his book tour this week, talking up his latest work on late-night TV and national radio broadcasts.

The book is titled “Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success” (Penguin Press, 2013).

On Thursday night, Jackson appeared at the Palmer House Hilton, as part of the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row literary series.

In a 45-minute “conversation” with longtime Bulls beat writer K.C. Johnson, Jackson touched on a variety of topics and also answered some questions from the audience.

Jackson is widely considered one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NBA. He was the head coach of the Chicago Bulls from 1989 until 1998, during which Chicago won six NBA titles.

His next team, the Los Angeles Lakers, won five NBA titles from 2000 until 2010. In total, Jackson has won 11 NBA titles as a coach.

He also won two championships as a player, and holds the NBA record for the most combined championships (13) as a player and a head coach. He also has the highest winning percentage of any NBA coach (.704).

Jackson won championships as a player with the New York Knicks in 1970 and 1973.

Below is the full video from Chicago Tribune (Jackson’s interview starts on 15:00 minute), check it out below:

 

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