Beyond success for Jackson, Rambis

How the coaches deal with losing has helped shape their careers as much as winning

Updated: March 19, 2010, 6:00 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Between them, Phil Jackson and Kurt Rambis have 19 championship rings spanning their playing and coaching careers.

That would be enough to outfit all of Jerry Garcia's digits -- he lost his right index finger in a wood-chopping accident at age 4 -- were the lead singer of the Grateful Dead still alive and in attendance at Friday's game between the Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves.

Yet the absurd visual of a barefoot Garcia (of whom Jackson is a huge fan) strumming at his guitar with ...

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