#ZenMaster: Phil Jackson botches first tweet
MAR 27, 2013 12:58p ET
On Wednesday, Jackson's fiancee and Los Angeles Lakers executive VP, Jeanie Buss, announced the Zen Master was officially on Twitter. Jackson quickly amassed over 80,000 followers, but his first tweet was hardly what was expected.
Or was it?
Jackson is legendary for his mind games, so was the odd tweet below all a part of the Zen Master's plan? Since the legendary first tweet, Jackson has already become a worldwide Twitter trend.
11 champ;ipnsikp[ ringhs— Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11) March 27, 2013
One of the greatest coaches in NBA history, Jackson's profile reads "Coach and Author," and his profile photo features the cover of his upcoming book, "Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success."
Jackson, who joined Kobe Bryant as a new addition to Twitter, created an instant online buzz even before sending a tweet. Check out some of the reaction tweets below.
I for one, will enjoy seeing who follows first: Kobe or Phil?— Myles Brown (@mdotbrown) March 27, 2013
Everyone please go welcome and follow the 11-time NBA Champion and Hall of Fame coach @philjackson11 to twitter!— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) March 27, 2013