Auerbach’s Family on Phil Jackson’s 10th Ring

by June 15, 2009

Red’s people aren’t quite ready to call Phil the greatest coach ever: “Not to take away from Phil, but it’s a different record,’ said Randy Auerbach, who lives in Los Angeles. ‘You’re talking about a record with one team in which he won the first one and then won in eight consecutive years. Phil did it with two different teams and it wasn’t consistently. It’s about quantity. If that’s his case, good for him. But it has to be broken down. It’s a different record. How do you compare eight in a row, nine in 10 years?'”