Chicago has seen 11 coaches in 22 years fail at being Phil Jackson. Billy Donovan is number 12.
When superstars leave a contender everyone whines and vomits and spews venoms. But when coaches leave a contender, radio silence.
When searching for a head coach, Frank Vogel was the Lakers 3rd option. Forcing Jason Kidd on Vogel was seen as a way to usher Kidd in at the expense of Vogel’s medicority. But a funny thing happened on the way to the Kidd-Laker coronation. Vogel is skilled at coaching in the playoffs.
James Harden is defining his position in a unique way. Small ball is what he does best and with grand flourish.
When is winning semi-important? When Giannis is about to become a free agent.
Steve Nash and the Warriors. Nothing. More. Needs. To. Be. Said.
Steve Nash was the ultimate leader as a NBA superstar. But history says, great players make horrible coaches. Inexperienced coaches though have become great coaches.
Giannis is in a very difficult second round series with the Milwaukke Bucks. If he loses, his Milwaukke legacy may be in serious jeopardy.
Fannie Lou Hamer, a victim of police brutality, was sick and tired of being sick and tired. Jamal Murray is also sick and tired of being sick and tired.
The death of Uncle Cliffy continues the heartbreaking year for the NBA. For Blazers fans it’s even worse. Clifford Robinson, Kevin Duckworth, and Jerome Kersey all died prematurely.
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act 2020 is languishing in Congrees. There aren’t enough congressman who care about banning chokeholds and qualified immunity. But what if the NBA changed that?