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Back in 2011, Phil Jackson told his Lakers team that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer before a playoff sweep at the hands of the Dallas Mavericks.
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Earlier this month, a report surfaced that indicated Phil Jackson is anxious to return to the NBA next season in some sort of capacity that may not be coaching. As you might expect, several teams have already expressed interest in bringing Jackson on board. However, it may surprise you to hear that the Toronto Raptors are believed to be a frontrunner. According to ESPN.com, the Raptors...
Phil Jackson says he told the Lakers that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer during the 2011 playoffs. Did it weigh on the team?
It wasnt the first time and it may not be the last, butLakers fans showed their displeasure of head coach Mike DAntoni during theLakers 120-89 blowout loss on Friday.During the fourth quarter with the Lakers on their way to theirworst home playoff loss in franchise history, the chants for former Lakers coachPhil Jackson came raining down. We want Phil were heard throughout the Staples...
Could the Zen Master be moving north of the border?
According to a report by ESPN, former Bulls and Lakers head coach Phil Jackson is being targeted by the Toronto Raptors, who want to bring the 11-time NBA champion on board as team president. Former AEG chief Tim Lieweke, who now runs the Raptors, a major player in building Staples Center, is still close to Jackson from their time...
Phil Jackson reportedly revealed that during his final days as
Lakers head coach he was battling prostate cancer.
According to Kevin Ding of the Orange County Register, former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in March of 2011.
Jackson, who was coaching the Lakers at the time, chose to disclose the information to the team in May during a film session as some sort of motivational tactic, because the team was on the verge of being swept out the playoffs...
The Los Angeles Lakers dug themselves into a massive hole with a blowout loss to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 on Friday night — one that they likely will not climb out of. The Lakers have disappointed their fans all season long, but as anticipated they have looked particularly lost without Kobe Bryant. Injuries have been the team’s biggest issue, but that hasn’t stopped...
Win one for the Gipper this was not.
Phil Jackson had extra reason for his team to play its heart out in 2011 when the Lakers were going for a third championship in a row. But even the Hall of Fame coach revealing that he had cancer and was putting off treatment until after the playoffs wasn’t enough to push his team to greater heights, Kevin Ding of the Orange County Register...
Ah classic Raptors.
The season is over, the damage has been done and now it is time to stir up rumours to get fans excited again.
I mean, season tickets for next year are on sale soon I bet?
This whole story about Phil Jackson coming to the Raptors to be the President or white light, is so overblown. It was only last summer that the same kind of crazy story took over most of Canada...
The Toronto Raptors reportedly are aggressively pursuing former Los Angles Lakers and Chicago Bulls head coach Phil Jackson for the role of team president.
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This scenario is a strong possibly.
Phil Jackson, who has been regarded as one of the best — if not the best — coaches in NBA’s history, may be taking a backseat from coaching the game of basketball for now, and may pursue a different direction becoming the Toronto Raptors next president, according to a source that told ESPN. Jackson has been...
It's been clear since his near reunion with the Lakers back in November that Phil Jackson wants to return to basketball. The "itch" is there, and after his weird entry into the twitter-world, it seems as though Phil is ready to come back in time for next season.
Ever since Jackson was passed over by the Lakers he has said that he is done with coaching, but has recently...