Phil Jackson's career with the Knicks - NBA flashback

Phil Jackson has accepted his new role as the team president for the New York Knicks.

This will bring Jackson's career full circle since he began his NBA career playing with the Knicks. See these amazing photos of Phil during his prime. Yes, the mustache has been with him since the beginning.

Phil Jackson #18 of the New York Knicks catches his breath on the bench during a 1969 NBA game. (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

Phil Jackson #18 of the New York Knicks looks on against the Washington Bullets during an NBA basketball game circa 1977 at the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. Jackson played for the Knicks from 1967-78. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 13: Knicks' coach Dick McGuire (center) welcomes Phil Jackson (left) and Walt Frazier to training camp at McGuire, N.J. Air Force Base. Frazier was Knicks' No. 1 draft choice from Southern Illinois, while Jackson of Montana State was their second selectee. (Photo by Bill Meurer/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 10: Madison Square Garden physician, Dr. G. Viti takes blood pressure of Phil Jackson as Knicks reported for pre-season physicals. (Photo by Ken Korotkin/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

BOSTON - 1973: Phil Jackson #18 of the New York Knicks looks on during a game against the Boston Celtics played in 1973 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

NEW YORK - 1972: Phil Jackson #18 of the New York Knicks passes the ball during a game circa 1972 at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. (Photo by NBAE Photo Library/NBAE via Getty Images)

BOSTON - 1967: Paul Silas #35 of the Boston Celtics shoots a layup against against Phil Jackson #11 of the New York Knicks circa 1967 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

BOSTON - 1974: Phil Jackson #19 of the New York Knicks shoots over Paul Silas #35 of the Boston Celtics during a game played in 1974 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

NEW YORK - 1972: Phil Jackson #18 of the New York Knicks rebounds against the Los Angeles Lakers during a game played in 1972 at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - APRIL 26: A relaxed bunch of Knicks sit around projector with their director, Red Holzman (right), at Madison Square Garden where they're hoping to wind up NBA Eastern division championship round tonight. Present (from left, around table): Walt Frazier, Phil Jackson, Dick Barnett, Jerry Lucas, Dean Meminger and captain Willis Reed. (Photo by Paul DeMaria/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - APRIL 03: Knicks' Phil Jackson appears to be falling over in disbelief at fantastic shots teammate Walt Frazier made during practice at Pace College. (Photo by Paul DeMaria/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - APRIL 07: Knicks' Phil Jackson does situps after practice session at Pace College. (Photo by Jim Hughes/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES - JUNE 07: Clothing store executive Sy Syms presents Unsung Hero award to Knicks' Phil Jackson. (Photo by Gordon Rynders/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

Wilt Chamberlain #13 of the Los Angeles Lakers attempts to block the shot of Phil Jackson #18 of the New York Knicks during an NBA basketball game circa 1972 at Madison Square Garden in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Chamberlain played for the Lakers from 1968 - 73. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Phil Jackson #18 of the New York Knicks looks on against the Washington Bullets during an NBA basketball game circa 1977 at the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. Jackson played for the Knicks from 1967-78. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Phil Jackson #18 of the New York Knicks in action against the Washington Bullets during an NBA basketball game circa 1977 at the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. Jackson played for the Knicks from 1967-78. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)