Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success Setting & Symbolism

Phil Jackson
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The Ring

In his book, Jackson talks about the ring on a variety of levels. First, the ring is a trophy given to the winners of an NBA championship. In this sense, Jackson says the ring is a symbol of power and status. On a psychological level, Jackson says the ring symbolizes a quest to find harmony, connection and wholeness. He refers to Native American culture in which the symbolism of the ring was so important that homes, villages and whole nations were built in a series of interconnected hoops or rings. In order to encourage players during games, Jackson said he would show his ring to remind them of the connection, or bond of love, between all of the players.

Triangle Offense

The triangle offense is a system taught to Jackson by Tex Winters when Jackson was studying as a graduate student. Jackson says he likes the...

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