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Mindgames: Phil Jackson's Long Strange Journey

Mindgames: Phil Jackson's Long Strange Journey (Paperback)

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Mindgames follows the journey of Phil Jackson to the top of basketball's coaching hierarchy, a rise that took him from obscurity in the Continental Basketball Association to nine championship rings in the NBA. Along the way he turned multimillionaire players on to meditation, transformed the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls from a one-man show to a five-man team of domination, and after battling with Bulls management, ended one dynasty to start another on the West Coast. Sportswriter Roland Lazenby, author of the bestselling Blood on the Horns, reveals the fascinating story of Jackson's life, from his years with the New York Knicks under the legendary Red Holzman to his remarkable nine championships coaching first the Chicago Bulls and then the Los Angeles Lakers. In Mindgames Lazenby compellingly portrays a man with a unique determination to control the competitive environment he inhabits. A clear picture of the Jackson mystique emerges: philosopher, teacher, manipulator, counselor, psychologist, shaman, champion, master of mind games.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: sportSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationBasketballSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationFootball or Soccer incl Association footballWorld Cup Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Publication Date: 01/04/2007 ISBN-13: 9780803259980  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Roland Lazenby is a sportswriter, an instructor of communications at Virginia Tech University, and the author of numerous sports books, including Blood on the Horns: The Long Strange Ride of Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls and The Show: The Inside Story of the Spectacular Los Angeles Lakers in the Words of Those Who Lived It.

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