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Phil Jackson's opening with a Twitter fail

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07:56 AM ET 03.28 | If Phil Jackson was looking to make a splash on Twitter, mission accomplished. Early Wednesday afternoon, Jackson's fiancee and Los Angeles Lakers executive vice president Jeanie Buss tweeted that Phil had joined Twitter, and his account (@philjackson11) was verified shortly thereafter. Before he sent out his first tweet, Jackson had amassed over 40,000 followers, an impressive feat for anyone. Jackson's avatar is a photo of his 11 NBA championship rings. ... And as for that first tweet, it did not disappoint. "@PhilJackson11: 11 champ;ipnsikp[ ringhs" ... This is spectacular, and that's no small feat for a man who uttered the words "First of all, you don't smoke peyote."

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March 28, 2013  08:33 AM ET

Don't Quit Your Day Job, Bro.

March 28, 2013  08:40 AM ET

Interns will remain interns. No one will hire them.

March 28, 2013  08:43 AM ET
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And?

I think he was setting the record straight...

???

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March 28, 2013  09:35 AM ET
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And?

And..........look who has the longest winning streak in nba now!!!!

wait for it!

March 28, 2013  09:56 AM ET

#PhilIsTooOld

March 28, 2013  10:00 AM ET

I actually thought this was pretty funny.

March 28, 2013  10:16 AM ET

But he has 13 rings...

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March 28, 2013  11:13 AM ET
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I think he was setting the record straight... ???

11 rings!! Swag! He just letting people know.

March 28, 2013  12:10 PM ET
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Phil is setting himself to get the Lakers coaching gig back...

Phil is done. He should stay gone instead of coming back to show us how great he was.

March 28, 2013  01:00 PM ET
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Don't Quit Your Day Job, Bro.

No 'day job' to quit (LOL) !

March 28, 2013  01:01 PM ET
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But he has 13 rings...

.....and 11 of them as a coach ;-) .

March 28, 2013  03:03 PM ET
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oh yeah baby!

Boy, your 1st comment on LeBron really got them boys and gals going today! Nice one!

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March 28, 2013  05:29 PM ET

And PHIL STILL HAS MORE FOLLOWERS THAN ALL OF YOU.

Maybe it was done on purpose and now hes created the **** storm that is happening now. Good publicity. Way to mind **** everyone Zen master. Jokes on us.

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