9780786882007

Sacred Hoops : Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior

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  • ISBN13:

    9780786882007

  • ISBN10:

    078688200X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/7/1996
  • Publisher: Hyperion
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Summary

Phil Jackson, coach of the three-time national champion Chicago Bulls, explains his thoughtful approach to nurturing a positive group dynamic, revealing a deeply soulful outlook based on Eastern and Native American thought. He clearly details the methods he has used to teach his players how to think collectively, look beyond individual jealousies, overcome anger yet still play aggressively.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii
Senator Bill Bradley
Introduction 3(6)
The Second Coming
9(14)
A Journey of a Thousand Miles Starts with One Breath
23(18)
If You Meet the Buddha in the Lane, Feed Him the Ball
41(18)
Experiments in the Cockroach Basketball League
59(18)
Selflessness in Action
77(18)
The Eye of Basketball
95(18)
Being Aware Is More Important than Being Smart
113(16)
Aggressiveness Without Anger
129(18)
The Invisible Leader
147(22)
Coaching Michelangelo
169(14)
You Can't Step in the Same River Twice
183(22)
Epilogue 205(18)
Acknowledgments 223

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