Phil Jackson will be releasing the second part of hismemoir, aptly titled Eleven Rings which is tentatively set to be releasednext year, according to the Penguin Press.Jackson retired last season after the Los Angeles Lakerswere swept in the Western Conference semifinals to the eventual NBA championDallas Mavericks.Winning six titles with the Chicago Bulls, five with the Lakers,it is believed that the book will be centered on the lessons learned by himfrom his championship teams. Jacksons last publication, The Last Season: A Team InSearch of Its Soul, published in 2004, chronicles the final season of a LosAngeles Lakers dynasty. Jackson goes into detail chronicling the 2003-04season, which was filled with the acquisitions of Hall-of-Famers Karl Maloneand Gary Payton, Kobe Bryants sexual assault case and trying to balance bothBryants and Shaquille ONeals feuding, all while trying to complete afour-peat.
The Chicago Bulls will introduce Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and Lauri Markkanen today, and you can watch on CSN or live stream at CSNChicago.com/watchlive.
Tune in as coverage starts at 11 a.m. with players set to take the podium.
The trio was acquired in the Bulls' trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves. LaVine is rehabbing from a torn ACL, which cut his strong campaign short last season. Dunn is coming into his second season and was a player Gar/Pax thought highly of in last year's draft. Markkanen is a stretch-four that was drafted out of Arizona with the No. 7 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Read more about the new Bulls in Mark Strotman's scouting report.
Who voted Gar Forman for the NBA's Executive of the Year award? That's the question on Bulls fans' minds late Monday.
As the Athletic's Sean Highkin tweeted, the Bulls general manager received one vote for the award, sparking speculation from Evanston to Evergreen Park.
Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman received one first-place vote for Executive of the Year (voted on by the other GMs)— Sean Highkin (@highkin) June 27, 2017
670 The Score's Julie Dicaro had one theory:
Can you vote for yourself?— Julie DiCaro (@JulieDiCaro) June 27, 2017
While Locked on Fantasy podcast host believed it was Sam Presti, referencing the midseason Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott trade Gar/Pax made with the Oklahoma City Thunder:
Had to Presti voting for him— Josh Lloyd (@redrock_bball) June 27, 2017
ESPN's Adam Rittenberg went a third route:
Thibs https://t.co/ZXWdUMkcR1— Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) June 27, 2017
Twitter stays savaging.