Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior

by Phil Jackson

Hyperion | October 9, 2012 | Kobo Edition (eBook) |

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With a new introduction, Phil Jackson's modern classic of motivation, teamwork, and Zen insight is updated for a whole new readership

"Not only is there more to life than basketball, there's a lot more to basketball than basketball." --Phil Jackson

Eleven years ago, when Phil Jackson first wrote these words in Sacred Hoops, he was the triumphant head coach of the Chicago Bulls, known for his Zen approach to the game. He hadnt yet moved to the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom he would bring his total to an astounding nine NBA titles. In his thought-provoking memoir, he revealed how he directs his players to act with a clear mind--not thinking, just doing; to respect the enemy and be aggressive without anger or violence; to live in the moment and stay calmly focused in the midst of chaos; to put the "me" in service of the "we"--all lessons applicable to any person's life, not just a professional basketball player's. This inspiring book went on to sell more than 400,000 copies.

In his new introduction, Jackson explains how the concepts in Sacred Hoops are relevant to the issues facing his current team--and today's reader.

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Published: October 9, 2012

Publisher: Hyperion

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1401305067

ISBN - 13: 9781401305062

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Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior

by Phil Jackson

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: October 9, 2012

Publisher: Hyperion

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1401305067

ISBN - 13: 9781401305062

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With a new introduction, Phil Jackson's modern classic of motivation, teamwork, and Zen insight is updated for a whole new readership

"Not only is there more to life than basketball, there's a lot more to basketball than basketball." --Phil Jackson

Eleven years ago, when Phil Jackson first wrote these words in Sacred Hoops, he was the triumphant head coach of the Chicago Bulls, known for his Zen approach to the game. He hadnt yet moved to the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom he would bring his total to an astounding nine NBA titles. In his thought-provoking memoir, he revealed how he directs his players to act with a clear mind--not thinking, just doing; to respect the enemy and be aggressive without anger or violence; to live in the moment and stay calmly focused in the midst of chaos; to put the "me" in service of the "we"--all lessons applicable to any person's life, not just a professional basketball player's. This inspiring book went on to sell more than 400,000 copies.

In his new introduction, Jackson explains how the concepts in Sacred Hoops are relevant to the issues facing his current team--and today's reader.

About the Author

Phil Jackson was born in Deer Lodge, Montana on September 17, 1945. He graduated from the University of North Dakota. He played professional basketball for 11 seasons with the New York Knicks. After coaching in the Canadian Basketball Association and serving as the Chicago Bulls assistant coach for two years, he became the Bulls coach from 1989-1998. He coached the Bulls to six championships in the eight seasons between 1990-91 and 1997-98. He was the coach for the Los Angeles Lakers from 1999-2004 and from 2005 to 2011. He has written several books including The Last Season, which describes his point of view of the tensions that surrounded the 2003-04 Lakers team, and Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior, which is about mindful basketball and delineates his personal philosophy as well as his coaching and leadership style, based on Eastern and Native American principles.
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