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Phil Jackson Wins 10th NBA Title As Coach

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Phil Jackson Wins 10th NBA Title As Coach

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Phil Jackson Wins 10th NBA Title As Coach

Phil Jackson Wins 10th NBA Title As Coach

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Lakers coach Phil Jackson during a practice session at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson led his team to the 2009 NBA championship.

That win earned Jackson a record 10th NBA title as coach, four of which he won with the Lakers. He also coached the Chicago Bulls to six championships.

With his 10th title, Jackson surpassed Red Auerbach as the winningest coach in NBA history. Coach Auerbach won nine NBA championships with the Boston Celtics.

Jackson also played in the NBA for the New York Knicks and the New Jersey Nets.

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