the LA times has some pics of his career
Phil Jackson, a reserve forward for the New York Knicks (1969), catches his breath during an NBA game. He played 10 of his 12 seasons with the Knicks, having his best season in 1973-74, when he played in all 82 games for the only time and averaged 11.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 25 minutes a game. His career averages were 6.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 17.6 minutes.
Knicks Coach Red Holzman often made Phil Jackson the target of criticism, which helped the lanky 6-8 forward develop a strong defensive and all-court game that made him a valuable reserve on the 1973 championship team. Holzman's guidance also helped Jackson develop his own coaching style.
Phil Jackson directs the Chicago Bulls' offense during Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Lakers in 1991.
Phil Jackson holds the Larry O'Brien Trophy at the United Center after leading the Chicago Bulls to their first NBA championship in 1991.
Phil Jackson oftens credits former assistant coach Tex Winter, who perfected the triangle offense that the Bulls and Lakers used in winning 11 championships.
Coach Phil Jackson relaxes at the Forum before leading the Bulls into a game against the Lakers. In the postseason, he'd guide Chicago to their fourth title by defeating the Seattle SuperSonics in six games in the NBA Finals 1996.
Phil Jackson and Michael Jordan embrace after winning their fourth title together by defeating the Seattle SuperSonics in six games during the NBA Finals 1996.
Phil Jackson hoists the Larry O'Brien Trophy in 1997 after the Chicago Bulls won their fifth NBA championship in seven years by clinching the series against the Utah Jazz with a win in Game 6.
Guard Michael Jordan and Coach Phil Jackson hold aloft the NBA Finals MVP and championship trophies, respectively, after defeating the Utah Jazz for their sixth title together.
Phil Jackson leaves the Bulls' practice facility after cleaning out his office following his ninth, and last, season with Chicago in 1998.
Phil Jackson begins teaching the Lakers the triangle offense during training camp 1999 under the watchful eyes of General Manager Jerry West (background) and assistant GM Mitch Kupchak. Jackson guided the Lakers to the title in his first season with the club.
Phil Jackson waves to the crowd gathered at Staples Center following the Lakers' victory parade in 2000.
Guard Kobe Bryant and Phil Jackson exchange words during Game 2 of the 2001 NBA Finals, which the Lakers won in five games over the Philadelphia 76ers for their second consecutive title.
Phil Jackson acknowledges fans gathered at Los Angeles International Airport following the team's triumphant return in the 2001 NBA Finals.
Sacramento Kings fans give Phil Jackson and the Lakers an earful of noise and cowbells during the 2002 Western Conference finals. Jackson became a target of Kings fans when he called their city a cowtown.
Center Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson prepare for the start of Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs in 2002, when the two would lead the Lakers to their third consecutive NBA title and Jackson's third three-peat.
Phil Jackson tries to fire up the Lakers during the Western Conference playoffs in 2004, when the star-laden team -- which included Gary Payton and Karl Malone joining their ranks -- was beaten by the Detroit Pistons in the NBA Finals.
Phil Jackson deals with the media during Lakers training camp 2005 following his one-year hiatus from coaching.
Phil Jackson was on hand to watch legendary Bulls forward Scottie Pippen have his number retired at the United Center in Chicago. (2005)
During the 2006 Lakers training camp, All-Star guard Kobe Bryant was recovering from knee surgery while Coach Phil Jackson was on the mend after hip surgery.
Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss arrive at the Lakers' 3rd Annual Las Vegas Casino Night and Bodog Celebrity Poker Invitational at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. (2008)
Point guard Derek Fisher and Coach Phil Jackson discuss strategy during Game 1 of the NBA Finals in 2008, which marked the return of the Lakers to championship-level basketball.
Phil Jackson accepts his 2009 NBA championship ring from Jeanie Buss before the 2009-10 season opener against the Clippers at Staples Center.
Lakers guards Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher step between Coach Phil Jackson and forward Lamar Odom during a heated timeout in Game 5 of the 2009 NBA Finals against the Orlando Magic.
Lakers power forward Pau Gasol and point guard Derek Fisher congratulate Phil Jackson on becoming the NBA's all-time winningest coach after a victory over the Charlotte Bobcats at Staples Center. (2010)
Coach Phil Jackson (2010) and the Lakers get a champagne shower as they celebrate their second consecutive NBA title on Thursday night in their locker room at Staples Center.
Lakers Coach Phil Jackson, listening to the national anthem before the start of Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Orlando, led the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers to 11 championships.