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Luv Da New Pack
11-24-2010, 08:01 PM
According to the comments people are posting, Phil is doing his usual "Zen" thing in commenting on the Heat situation. That would mean he has an ulterior motive for practically every word that comes out of his mouth. Forget that it's November and these people say Phil's planting seeds for JUNE but these "fans" act as if every syllable is to gain a mental advantage and if someone disagrees Phil has done his job and is getting into their psyche.

Example:
Interviewer - "Phil, how many games do you think the Magic will win?"

Phil - "They have a good team with veteran leadership, so I'd say about 65."

Now these "fans" would say something to the fact of "Oh my god, he's setting the bar high so, if the Magic don't reach it they'll feel like underachievers. And in one fell swoop he set the bar for the Celtics and Heat because they'd have to exceed that the place higher. Phil is a mental genius". So he doesn't have an honest bone in his body and he's always looking to exploit something.

Now a normal person would hear his statement, weigh the argument and choose to agree or disagree....and that's it. It's an opinion and everyone has one.

Why is it Phil Jackson can't just have an opinion?

llemon
11-24-2010, 08:08 PM
Any reason people shouldn't believe that?

braveniler58
11-24-2010, 08:17 PM
Obviously not every comment of his has ulterior meanings. However, the majority of his "controversial" ones do. Not all, but most. Thus, it is assumed that all of those comments have ulterior motives.

redsox0717
11-24-2010, 08:26 PM
Because he has built a reputation of trying to get in people's heads with his words, and he is not exactly shaking that reputation by continually commenting on controversial matters like this one in which he knows nothing about.

lakers4sho
11-24-2010, 08:29 PM
Because he has in most cases. Phil is the person who refrains to comment on things that deems as "unimportant" to him or he simply doesn't care about...

AsiandudePH
11-24-2010, 08:40 PM
I think Phil Jackson's comments has ulterior motives whenever it's the playoffs and not much during the season.

hugepatsfan
11-24-2010, 08:45 PM
Because 99.99999999999999999% of the time he does have an ulterior motive.

John Walls Era
11-24-2010, 09:20 PM
Great coaches think before they talk. Thats what the Phil Jacksons and the Belichick's do. I love it. All about planting seeds into opposing teams head, it might not work, but no harm in doing it.

tangent12
11-24-2010, 09:23 PM
Because he is the Zen Master..

kblo247
11-24-2010, 09:33 PM
Because he admitted that he liked to plant seeds in Sacred Hoops both for his own players and opponents. That is why, unless if he was just planting a seed in the mind of readers to think he plants seeds :p

Jenceman
11-24-2010, 09:41 PM
Did I miss something? What did he say?

IDB Josh M
11-24-2010, 09:42 PM
Because he probably does have a reason for saying it.

Jenceman
11-24-2010, 09:43 PM
Nvm, I got it.

lakers4sho
11-24-2010, 09:44 PM
Phil Jackson performs an inception on every coach he's faced.

IAmKira
11-24-2010, 09:45 PM
cuz every thing say about heat is blown out of proportion

IAmKira
11-24-2010, 09:45 PM
Phil Jackson performs an inception on every coach he's faced.

naw he perform an inception within an inception. Thats how good he is :rolleyes:

News24/7
11-24-2010, 09:49 PM
naw he perform an inception within an inception.

like a taco within a taco?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjQwDZL5Gv8

IAmKira
11-24-2010, 10:07 PM
like a taco within a taco?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjQwDZL5Gv8

omg yes!! its like a fire within a fire. wtf mind blowing stuff here.

n83417
11-24-2010, 10:43 PM
When he called Jalen Rose "Jamal", I think he did it on purpose. Like, Who the **** is Jalen Rose to ask me that?

rapsallday
11-24-2010, 10:51 PM
cuz he does...he's a philosopher...its all too get a reaction......for every action theirs a reaction..philosopers live by that formula

blastmasta26
11-24-2010, 10:53 PM
I've noticed that too, sometimes things are blown out of proportion. But for the most part he does have an ulterior motive.

checkit
11-24-2010, 11:10 PM
he does. he is evil.

magichatnumber9
11-24-2010, 11:28 PM
I thought Phil Jackson was one of the good guys in the league. I always thought his coaching did most of the talking, but I guess he is too insecure for that to be the case. Stay classy and team focused Phil.

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Kenny Powders
11-24-2010, 11:52 PM
Because it is being talked about. Even if he didn't intend for the comment to mean anything, it does now. The media is a powerful tool.

hard_candy
11-25-2010, 12:26 AM
Phil the Gimp is the master of passive-aggressive doublespeak.

Eja_30
11-25-2010, 12:55 AM
Phil Jackson is the man. Let the mind ********** begin.

The guy staight up knows what he's doing and his record (plus his mouth) speak for itself.

I'm glad he said what he did about Erik Spoelstra. Thank goodness someone with legendary status had the balls to say it.

He's old school and says it like it is. I don't believe he needs to use ulterior motives. Whatever way people react to his comments he's a master at working against whatever situation comes of it.

He's just loving the fact that at the end of his career he's still the coach to beat and that his philosophy is still proving to be the best.

On the other, Pat Riley bought into the idea of a 'new era' in coaching and hiring Erik Spoelstra who can analyze statistics and video is the way to go.

The Heat would do way better with Pat Riley coaching because he knows how to get through to his players. That's something he cannot teach Erik Spoelstra.

Even if Phil Jackson doesn't know all the events surrounding Van Gundy's departure, he is 100% correct in saying that if the heat don't start winning soon then Erik Spoelstra will be the first to go.

It would be foolish for the heat to keep Spoelstra if they don't start making progress soon as they clearly have all the potential to do great things. I don't know why it was believed that the Miami Heat players would look up to a young inexperienced coach like Spoelstra.

Hustlenomics
11-25-2010, 12:57 AM
Because he is the Zen Master..

lmao beat me to it

John Walls Era
11-25-2010, 01:15 AM
Seriously though, his mind games are crap. They are not the reason he wins, hes actually a great coach on a great team.

xbrackattackx
11-25-2010, 11:27 AM
Jackson is the Boss.

kobebabe
11-25-2010, 12:37 PM
he is the zen master. Thats why. do i like it? i would be lying if i said i didn't

JasonJohnHorn
11-25-2010, 01:29 PM
Because he does.