More than a game

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Seven Stories Press,
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AS THE GAME REVEALS THE PLAYER, SO DOES THIS BOOK REVEAL THE COACH Phil Jackson is the most celebrated coach in basketball today, earning that respect by guiding his teams in Chicago and Los Angeles to an astounding eight NBA championships. The key to his success, he thinks is his ability to understand the complexities of the players as well as the intricacies of the game. With this memorable book, Phil joins his friend Charley Rosen, a former player and coach who knows success at the game's highest levels, to bring new insight to the challenge of coaching and to honor the innate grace of basketball and its players. Jackson and Rosen take you from the cracked blacktop courts of the inner city to the polished hardwood of the country's finest arenas, exposing the demanding reality of professional basketball: a world of glamour, glitter, and greed, in which nobility can still be found in the single-minded pursuit of athletic perfection. From his playing days in college and with the world champion Knicks of the 1970's to his victories courtside with the Bulls and the Lakers, Jackson relates his philosophy of coaching, fondly talks about the memorable players and plays of the past, and candidly expresses his feelings about today's rules and referees. Simply a must for any fan, this book reveals the very heart of the sport, reminding us that basketball is much more than just a game.
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display_description Though Phil Jackson won six NBA titles in eight years as coach of the Chicago Bulls, many an analyst opined that his success had less to do with his much-discussed 'Zen' approach to basketball than with the presence of Michael Jordan on the Bulls roster. So in 1999, when Jackson took over a beleaguered Los Angeles Lakers team, the sports world was watching closely. As it turned out, Phil Jackson was observing himself and his new team closely, too, collaborating with his good friend Charley Rosen on a firsthand account of the 1999-2000 season and an exploration of his lifelong pursuit of the purity at the heart of the game. Throughout the season, which culminated in the Lakers winning the NBA Championship, Phil and Charley got together frequently to tape conversations about the challenge of bringing discipline and focus to a talented Lakers team that had failed to achieve its potential. Phil wrote his own account of the Lakers' game-by-game progress and his views on the state of the NBA; Charley added his novelist's impressions of the Lakers, Los Angeles, and the league. Together they bring you the fascinating inside story of the founding of a new Lakers dynasty and the triumph of Phil Jackson's hardwood metaphysics.
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