Phil Jackson: Artest Runs the Triangle Better Than Kobe

by March 02, 2011

The Lakers’ head coach is joking here, I think. But he pays Ron Ron a nice compliment, while taking a small swipe at Bryant’s solo offensive forays. From the OC Register (via “Apparently, he’s not as misguided as he looks, and Phil Jackson knows exactly what the Lakers forward is doing … He even said Artest would figure out the offense sooner or later. ‘He’s probably a little better at it (triangle offense) than Kobe is, because Kobe ignores the offense,’ Jackson said Tuesday after the Lakers’ victory against Minnesota.”