Mark Jackson

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 16: Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors hugs ESPN broadcaster Mark Jackson after winning the Larry O'Brein Trophy after Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Aside From LeBron, Mark Jackson Had To Be Most Deflated

Generally, a new coach inherits the very vulnerable team that got the prior coach fired. Which is why, aside from LeBron, the most viscerally defeated or deflated man in the building was Mark Jackson.

06/19/2015

Steve Kerr. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Introduce Steve Kerr As New Coach

The Golden State Warriors wanted Steve Kerr from the start but still wondered about his ability to coach. Kerr had his own questions for the Warriors before being convinced to take the job, notably what led to the bitter divorce between the team and Mark Jackson.

05/20/2014

Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors watches his team warm up before facing the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ex-Warriors Coach Mark Jackson Reportedly Being Interviewed By Knicks

Just days after the New York Knicks were spurned by new Warriors coach Steve Kerr, the team appears to be courting Kerr’s predecessor.

05/16/2014

Broadcast personality Steve Kerr looks on during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

GameDay: New Warriors Coach Steve Kerr A Familiar Choice For Owner Joe Lacob

People like familiarity. That’s why Steve Kerr is the new coach of the Warriors. Owner Joe Lacob has known him for 20 years. General Manager Bob Myers did business with him when he was an agent, and Kerr was the GM for Phoenix. Kerr even knows Joe’s son, Kirk, who is the Warriors assistant general manager.

05/14/2014

Head Coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors coaches Stephen Curry.  (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mark Jackson On Radio Show: Somebody Else Is Going To Get My Baby

Former Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson appeared on the syndicated Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday to discuss his firing, which has been met with overwhelmingly negative response by fans and many pundits.

05/07/2014

Bob Myers, Joe Lacob, and Mark Jackson chat on the sideline during a game against the Maccabi Haifa on October 11, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Warriors Owner Shows You Better Get Along With The Boss

After firing Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson, owner Joe Lacob told reporters that Jackson will need to do a better job of ‘managing up and sideways’ in his next job. Jackson was let go despite two consecutive winning seasons and playoff appearances.

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Mark Jackson, left, and Stephen Curry.  (Garrett Ellwood/Getty Images)

GameDay: Was Firing Jackson The Right Move?

Whoever said winning cures all ills is wrong. Mark Jackson is living proof after getting the boot from the Warriors, despite 51 wins and a second straight playoff appearance.

05/06/2014

Head Coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Fire Head Coach Mark Jackson

Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson has been fired following a meeting with the team’s ownership group.

05/06/2014

Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors watches his team warm up before facing the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Players Stephen Curry, David Lee Want Mark Jackson To Return As Coach

As co-captains and team leaders, Stephen Curry and David Lee carry the loudest voices in the Golden State Warriors locker room, which is why what they said Monday is significant.

05/05/2014

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Warriors Facing Elimination As They Host Clippers For Game 6

Warriors coach Mark Jackson said his players have been just as drained the past five days by the Sterling scandal. But he downplayed the impact the ruling had on either team.

05/01/2014

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