Found March 29, 2013 on Holdout Sports:
Earlier this week, NBA Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson made his presence known on Twitter with a tweet that seemed to be impacted by a severe case of fat fingers. It's now become clear that we've all been duped, as his second tweet revealed that it was all a shameless plug for AOL. Can't blame Jackson for taking the money, and the ad is amazingly clever on its own. However, we don't like being duped, and we hope this isn't a sign of things to come from his Twitter account. [@PhilJackson11] H/T LAF. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.

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