It’s all about the team, the team, the team.

In each of the eleven championship seasons, the Bulls and the Lakers played for the team instead of themselves.  At least during the playoffs.

In the seasons when they didn’t do well, and there are more than a few of them, Jackson couldn’t get the players to get beyond themselves in how they played the game.

Strategy is about how the team wins, not how individuals score.  Don’t forget that.

Bo Schembechler would have loved Phil Jackson

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