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The Key to an NBA Title? You’re Missing the Point

Published by on April 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

There's a tag usually given to teams that have great guards and forwards but lack an adequate center. They're called "donut teams" because, like their deep-fried namesake, they're empty in the middle.

But what do we call those teams that possess legitimate big men but lack a premier point guard?

Phil Jackson has a name for them. He calls them champions.

Take a look at some of the point guards that Jackson has won his nine championships with—B.J. Armstrong, John Paxson, Steve Kerr, Ron Harper, Randy Brown, Derek Fisher, and Tyronn Lue.

Not exactly Magic, Oscar, Tiny, Clyde, Zeke, and Cooz.

If Jackson passes Red Auerbach in June for the most NBA titles won by a head coach he'll...

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