Jackson's favorite player was 'Like Another Coach' but ended up a car salesman
October 14, 2021
Phil Jackson enjoyed ample success as the head coach of the Chicago Bulls, winning six championships in eight seasons during the 1990s. However, Jackson’s favorite Bulls player was a man who could hardly enjoy the birth of one of the NBA’s greatest dynasties. Instead of joining Jackson’s staff, the man Phil deemed a player-coach of sorts ended up as a car salesman.
Phil Jackson had the special privilege of coaching Hall of Famers Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen during his Bulls tenure. But as brilliant as those players were, Jackson had a special appreciation for a longtim...