What Are Some Facts About Phil Jackson From When He Coached the Chicago Bulls?


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Phil Jackson worked as assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls from 1987 to 1989 before he became the head coach. He became the head coach for the Chicago Bulls in 1989.

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Under the coaching and leadership of Phil Jackson, the Chicago Bulls won the NBA Championship from 1991 to 1993 and then again in 1996 to 1998. Phil Jackson coached star player Michael Jordan and accomplished an unprecedented pair of "three-peats" championships. He used the triangle offense to get the team to work as a unit. Along with an in-depth knowledge of the game, Phil Jackson also implemented meditation and holistic education to help the players on and off the court.

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