By Peter RichmondWith 11 championship jewelry to his identify, Phil Jackson is the world over well-known as one of many maximum coaches within the heritage of the NBA. often called a protective disrupter and a grasp fouler in the course of his early days as a brand new York Knick and later celebrated because the “Zen Master” for his inspirational strategies as a pacesetter, Jackson has had a protracted and storied profession marked via consistent self-reflection and reinvention. this can be the guy who led Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls to 6 championships, Kobe Bryant and the l. a. Lakers to 5; who used to be inducted into the Basketball corridor of reputation; and who retired in 2011, an reputable legend—and the main sought-after free-agent trainer in history.
As befits a legend, Jackson has written numerous candid, insightful books approximately his existence and profession, yet now one in all America’s most beneficial sportswriters turns an unvarnished gentle on Jackson’s unusual and memorable trip, from his sheltered youth and early life in Montana and North Dakota, via his years enjoying at Madison sq. backyard, to his reviews training Jordan, Bryant, and extra of the best avid gamers of our time. long island Times-bestselling writer Peter Richmond has written a private, definitive, revealing biography of a veritable activities genius, and an American vintage.