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Phil Jackson

Phil JacksonAKA Philip Douglas Jackson

Born: 17-Sep-1945
Birthplace: Deer Lodge, MT

Gender: Male
Religion: Other
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Big Chief Triangle

Well-respected pro basketball coach.

Father: Charles Jackson (Assembly of God minister)
Mother: Elizaberth Jackson (Assembly of God minister)
Brother: Chuck
Wife: Maxine (m. 1968. div. 1972)
Wife: June (m. Oct-1974, div. Sep-2001, four children)
Son: Ben
Son: Charlie
Girlfriend: Jeanie Buss (daughter of Laker's owner Jerry Buss)

    High School: Williston High School, Williston, ND
    University: Philosophy, University of North Dakota (1967)

    Bill Bradley for President
    Obama for America
    Positive Coaching Alliance National Spokesperson
    Endorsement of T-Mobile 2009
    Hip Replacement Surgery Centinela Hospital Medical Center (Oct-2006)
    NBA Coach of the Year 1994/95
    Basketball Hall of Fame 2007
    Risk Factors: LSD

    New York Knicks 1967-78
    New Jersey Nets 1978-80 (player/assistant coach)
    Chicago Bulls 1987-89 (assistant coach)
    Chicago Bulls 1989-98 (head coach)
    Los Angeles Lakers 1999-2004 (head coach)
    Los Angeles Lakers 2005-11 (head coach)
    New York Knicks 2014-present (President)

Author of books:
Maverick (1975, autobiography)
Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior (1995)
More than a Game (2001, co-authored by Charley Rosen)
The Last Season: A Team in Search of Its Soul (2004)

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