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Is Phil Jackson a Great Coach or Just Plain Lucky?

Published by on June 9, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

The Zen Master.

The man who has inherited some of the greatest teams in basketball.

With L.A.'s recent surge in the Finals, now more than ever, the question of Phil's legacy crossed my mind.

Many greats, such as Red Auerbach, have claimed Jackson to be one of the luckiest coaches in the history of sports.

And it's hard to disagree.

Now while I think Auerbach may have been a little off, (after all his championships in Boston consisted of some of the greatest to play the game and killed almost every opponent because of their sheer talent) Jackson has taken over teams that have consisted of arguably the three best players in the last generation: Shaq, Jordan, and Kobe.


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