Found April 08, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
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Phil Jackson joined Twitter last week and his first tweet was quite a story. He got off to kind of a “rough start.” However, the second tweet from Phil Jackson is in fact a much better story. He showed that he has quite a sense of humor about himself, and came back strong with his second less than 140 character micro-blog offering. If you’re a hard-core techie and you hold that stereotype about senior citizens and computers…well you might just be proven wrong by the 67-year-old Phil Jackson tonight. We’ll see, as Jackson will be live tweeting the NCAA Title game. Joining him will be former Minnesota Timberwolves coach Kurt Rambis. The legendary former Chicago Bulls and L.A. Lakers coach knows how to win NBA titles. Let’s see how the Zen Master does with “the twitter” or “twittering.” The Louisville Cardinals take on the Michigan Wolverines tonight at the Georgia Dome. Phil Jackson was Head Coach for the Chicago Bulls where he won six NBA titles and soon after, five NBA titles for t...
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