Phil Jackson. Coaching legend. Zen Master. Facial Hair Champion. And now - tweeter.
The news broke this afternoon that Phil would be joining twitter, courtesy his fiance, Jeannie Buss.
Please welcome Phil Jackson to twitter @philjackson11
— Jeanie Buss (@JeanieBuss) March 27, 2013
For the next three hours the world waited. What would Jackson's first tweet be? Would it be commentary on the current state of the Lakers? Would it be sage life advice from a man who's seen it all? Or perhaps, a simple book plug, as Jackson has a book coming out soon.
Or perhaps, it would be this.
11 champ;ipnsikp[ ringhs
— Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11) March 27, 2013
What. The. ****.
My first thought after seeing this this afternoon was that Jackson simply died mid-tweet. That the Master of Zen exited this world while sending out this cornucopia of typos.
And then I began to think. Does Phil Jackson really do anything "by accident"? Every move the man has ever made has b...