Is Mark Jackson Being Blackballed?

The current ESPN broadcaster has been a source of controversy since his firing from the Warriors in 2014. For some reason, people can’t understand why Jackson doesn’t have a coaching job.

Yes, in his three seasons as Warriors head coach, they had a 28-win improvement over that span and turned into a legit playoff team with slight hopes of a championship… But the Warriors organization wasn’t the championship contender we know today. Continue reading “Is Mark Jackson Being Blackballed?”

Gordon Hayward: Andre Iguodala 2.0?

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Alright, this may get a lot of scrutiny, but this is a friendly space; I am just brainstorming.  When I saw the Celtics take on the Knicks this past Saturday, early on, they reminded me of the Celtics of last season.  The starting lineup was Irving-Brown-Tatum-Horford-Baynes, and they were up 26-10.  Obviously the game ended a bit closer (103-101), but it made me think of something discussed during the offseason: should Gordon Hayward come off the bench?

Well, lets compare Hayward’s current situation to Andre Iguodala in 2014.

Continue reading “Gordon Hayward: Andre Iguodala 2.0?”