Phil Jackson writing memoir of his coaching years

phil+jackson+nytcrop.jpgThe former Lakers coach is writing "Eleven Rings" with Hugh Delehanty, the co-author of Jackson's previous bestseller, "Sacred Hoops." Penguin Press announced this week it has acquired Jackson's new memoir for tentative publication in 2013. Jackson was represented in the deal by Jennifer Rudolph Walsh of the William Morris Endeavor agency, Publishers Weekly says. The title comes from the 11 championships Jackson won as a coach with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Chicago Bulls. He retired after last season.

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