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Published: Saturday, April 2 2011 9:00 p.m. MDT

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CJ Miles
Dallas, TX

Phil has a good system but has even better players. When most of your career you coach the best 2 players in the game, you will have rings on your finger. As they say, being in the right place at the right time is better than being lucky.

Roosevelt, UT

Prior to Phil going to Chicago Jordan owned 2 scoring championships but no team rings. Phil fixed that and he fixed the Lakers when Kobe and Shaq could not win in LA prior to him arriving on the scene.

He has had talent on his teams but nobody should argue he knows what to do with it.

Phil runs the triangle offense designed in 1965 which is older than the offense Sloan used to run. Opponents know it is coming but are not always able to handle it.

Phil has been a constant in the NBA for a long time and the league will miss him. Perhaps the league will get better without him...but I don't see that happening.

Southern Utah Fan
Enterprise, Utah

You say......you can't really blame him when he's been at the top of his profession as often as he has. Jackson has won more titles than anyone in NBA history with 11, and a 12th is looking more likely as the season progresses.

Well Jackson has had a knack of getting with the top teams in the NBA and surrounding him self with the top players.....

Let him go coach the Washington wizards... That will tell us if he is a coach

Rexburg, ID

Phil has been a thorn in the side of every NBA team except the one he is currently coaching.

Draft dumbie
Farmington, UT

I won't miss Phil when he retires from the NBA any more than I would have missed Kobe had he gone to jail a few years ago.

Tokyo, Japan

@CJ Miles

well...goes to show again your lack of knowledge...as DOUG10 pointed out Jackson fixed both Bulls and Lakers teams...although they have the star power to win it all...if they dont have the right coach...they wont win it...when Phil took control of the Bulls...they were just a playoff team...then they became champions...when he took control of the lakers...who were just a playoff team...under dell harris kurt rambis...rudy T...et al...they became champions...if you couldnt see that...well...i'll still continue to read your posts...because they humor me...

Tokyo, Japan

@Southern Utah Fan

he wouldnt probably coach them knowing the talent that they have...i think one coach...that could coach them to the playoffs...would be nate mcmillan....although Phil has the players to win...how come the coaches that he replaced didnt? im just giving credit where credit is due...instead of saying if phil coached the wizards...how bout...when the jazz went to the playoffs...if phil were our coach...do you think he would win against the Bulls?

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