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Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Phil Jackson working on memoir

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Phil Jackson's next title will be on the cover of his new book.

Jackson, the Hall of Famer who won 11 NBA championships as coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, is writing his memoir called "Eleven Rings," Penguin Press said Tuesday.

The book is tentatively scheduled to be out next year.

The 66-year-old Jackson is a 1,155-game winner whose career .704 winning percentage is the best in NBA history.

He retired from coaching after last season after the Lakers were swept in the playoffs by the eventual champion Dallas Mavericks.

Jackson previously wrote "The Last Season," published in 2004.