Phil Jackson

Coach Phil Jackson Full Name: Phil Jackson [Philip Douglas Jackson]
Nationality: American

Profession: Coach
Why Famous: Widely considered one of the greatest coaches in NBA history, Jackson won six NBA Championships as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and five NBA Championships as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Born: September 17, 1945 (71 years old)
Star Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Deer Lodge, Montana, USA

Historical Events in the Life of Phil Jackson

  • 1997-12-23 Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson is quickest to reach 500 wins (682 games)
  • 2007-01-07 Phil Jackson wins his 900th game as a head coach, becoming the fastest coach to reach 900 career wins
  • 2008-12-25 Phil Jackson becomes the sixth coach in NBA history to win 1,000 games
  • 2014-03-18 Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to be president of the New York Knicks

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