Fisher a victim of Jackson's coaching purism

Basketball / NBA | NBA REPORT Feb 16, 2016

Fisher a victim of Jackson's coaching purism

Phil Jackson is much less Zen master than basketball apostle. I once remember Phil telling me a story about a period after his basketball playing career before he became arguably the greatest and most successful basketball coach in NBA history. He'd failed at attempts to ...

Hoop sage Bach lived incredible life

Basketball / NBA | NBA REPORT Feb 2, 2016

Hoop sage Bach lived incredible life

You probably don't know Johnny Bach. You've seen him, the ruddy-faced guy with the stern demeanor sitting on the bench of the champion Chicago Bulls next to Phil Jackson in the 1990s, steely grey eyes fixed on the defensive play, his "Doberman defense" as ...