It’s refreshing to see a first-time head coach take the “it’s a marathon, not a sprint” approach to…
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Phil actually didn’t coach 18 year old Kobe. Phil showed up in 1999 when Kobe was turning 21 to put the finishing touches on a championship team. They won the title in Phil’s first year.

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