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Monday, July 6th, 2009 at 10:00 am  |  12 responses

Phil Jackson on Life With Ron-Ron

It’ll be an adventure, to say the least: “Ron Artest has wanted to be a Laker for years and finally told Phil Jackson about how he could help the team after last season’s Game 6 loss in the Finals. He was so eager, in fact, Artest approached Jackson in the locker room shower…That awkward meeting could be the first of many unsettling moments between the sometimes volatile player and Zen-like coach. Jackson didn’t sound too sure about dealing with Artest on a daily basis. ‘He’s an unknown. He’s a player that even I think his own teams don’t know exactly what he’s going to do that particular night,’ Jackson said.”

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sesa-Opas/738856357 Sesa

    At least we’ll know that Lakeshow will sell tickets

  • http://www.another48minutes.blogspot.com Gerard Himself

    Phil X will find a way.

  • http://slamonline.com/ niQ

    I thought he approached Kobe in the showers.. according RAV (or was it RV) on some other thread..

  • http://www.hibachi20.blogspot.com Hursty

    RV said it first here.
    Ron is a strange dude haha.

  • http://www.alllooksame.com Tarzan Cooper

    so, after la lost to boston in game 6, ron talked to phil in the la shower? weird

  • http://hibachi20.blogspot.com Blinguo

    NBA Fanhouse said the same story, with Kobe after game 6 Boston 2008, shower meeting. Promising he’ll be a Laker.

  • http://www.manutd.com Z

    there’s a not pc joke to be made there about all of these meetings. not that there’s anything wrong with that.

  • Josh D

    Phil will never be able to take a shower again

  • Teddy-the-Bear

    Ron is hilariously quirky. Hahaha he’s awesome! He wouldn’t have been a Laker this year, though, if Mac and Yao were healthy. Bet.

  • doyouwantmore

    Ron Artest – Not the sharpest tool in the shed.

  • http://www.boogiewilliams.com Boing Dynasty aka Free Lester Hudson

    Ron Artest – The craziest tool in the shed.

  • http://Slamonline.com Spaceship Jay

    The sound-bytes this up coming year are going to be CRAZY.

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