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Phil Jackson

Totally ZEN on Kobe

And NBA Lockout

9/29/2011 2:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Phil Jackson has one word for concerned Laker fans ... chill -- because the former coach says there's no way Kobe Bryant will miss a single NBA game if he plays overseas.

Phil was flying out of LAX when he talked about the possibility of the Black Mamba hooping in Italy during the cursed lockout -- and in his classic, laid back style ... said, "He won't miss any games."

Phil also talked about Ron Artest Metta World Peace ... and solved America's economic crisis. Not really, but you get the feeling he could. Om ... 

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