Phil Jackson

Los Angeles Lakers v Sacramento Kings

Kings’ Possible Farewell Ends In Defeat To Lakers

Kobe Bryant scored 36 points and forced overtime on a tying 3-pointer with 4.8 seconds left in regulation, and the Los Angeles Lakers regrouped to hand the Sacramento Kings a 116-108 loss Wednesday night in what might have been the last game ever in this rivalry.


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Phil Jackson: Kings Move Would Set Bad Precedent

A few weeks ago, we noted that Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson is opposed to the idea of the Sacramento Kings moving to Anaheim to join the Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers in Southern California.


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Lakers Interested In Jeff Van Gundy

It appears that Lakers’ head coach Phil Jackson, 65, means it when he says that this will be the last season of his illustrious coaching career. So the question remains: who will fill the shoes of the coach with more championship rings than fingers?


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Kobe Will Be Game-Time Decision Against T’Wolves

The Los Angeles Lakers may be able to clinch another Pacific Division crown Friday night. Of course, that’s not too meaningful to the two-time defending NBA champions.



Phil Jackson, ‘MLB Owners Are Afraid Of Mark Cuban’

Even though the Los Angels Dodgers aren’t for sale, Phil Jackson was asked about Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban making a run at the Dodgers.


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Jackson Says Cuban’s Criticism Of Refs Cost Mavericks

Phil Jackson and Mark Cuban just can’t help themselves.


Los Angeles Lakers v Phoenix Suns, Game 6

Phil Jackson Says Kobe Bryant ‘Ignores’ Lakers’ Offense

So which is it? Is Phil Jackson so successful because of his ability to run the triangle offense, a complicated but brilliant system which facilitates ball movement and spacing like few systems when executed successfully?



Lakers React To Their Worst Loss Of The Year

Phil Jackson: Ron Artest: Andrew Bynum: Lamar Odom:


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Highlights: Lakers Fall To Last-Place Cavs

The Lakers hit the All-Star break broken.



Lakers Postgame Reaction To Win Over Boston

Andrew Bynum was asked if trade rumors motivated him to play a big game against the Boston Celtics on Thursday night and Pau Gasol calls it the biggest win of the season.


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Celtics Silence Lakers, Win 109-96 At Staples Center

Paul Pierce scored 32 points, Kevin Garnett had 18 points and 13 rebounds with a large bandage over a cut on his head, and the Boston Celtics won their NBA finals rematch with the Lakers on Sunday, overcoming Kobe Bryant’s 41 points in a 109-96 victory.

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‘There Is No Maybe’ Jackson Isn’t Returning

Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson has reiterated this will be his last season working the sideline.


Basketball 101 with the Los Angeles Lakers

Jeanie Buss: NBA Should Consider Contraction

Good news, LeBron James: Phil Jackson’s significant other totally co-signs your thoughts on contraction!


Golden State Warriors v Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Going For Six-Pack Of Wins In Golden State

Even with Monta Ellis in the lineup, Golden State has been unable to beat the Los Angeles Lakers in almost three years. Without its star, pulling off that elusive victory becomes an even bigger challenge against the two-time defending NBA champions.


Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Lakers

Jackson Clarifies Postgame Comments About Kobe

It’s been an odd up and down season for the Lakers this year. They started 8-0, looked rightfully invincible and that was before all their pieces were together.