Dear Phil: What you need to know

Now on the management side, Jackson should be aware of these challenges

Updated: June 9, 2014, 4:59 PM ET
By Dean Oliver | ESPN Stats & Info

Dear Phil Jackson:

It has been almost 20 years since you wrote "Sacred Hoops." In those early years as an NBA coach, leading Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls to championships, you put your unique stamp on those teams, teaching them to value selflessness and putting people in roles that served the greater good. Team above self.

You're on the other side of the management fence now

As a coach, you built a family that came to trust ...

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