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Phil Jackson - Chronology

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1945 Born September 17 in Deer Lodge, Montana, to Charles and Elisabeth Jackson
1967 Drafted by the New York Knickerbockers
1969-70 Misses Knicks' championship season due to spinal fusion surgery
1978 Traded to the New Jersey Nets
1980 Ends NBA playing career
1982-87 Coaches Albany Patroons in CBA
1987 Hired as assistant coach by Chicago Bulls
1989 Named head coach of Chicago Bulls
1998 Retires from coaching, temporarily
1999 Signs five-year, $30 million contract with Los Angeles Lakers

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