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The Last Season

A Team In Search Of Its Soul

by Phil Jackson and Michael Arkush

Hardcover, 272 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $24.95 |


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The Last Season
A Team In Search Of Its Soul
Phil Jackson and Michael Arkush

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Book Summary

Phil Jackson offers his own take on his 2003-2004 season with the Los Angeles Lakers, chronicling the difficulties faced by the team—difficult relationships, public feuds, and injuries—and their successful journey to the NBA finals.

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