Skip to comments.Is there a different standard for black NBA coaches? (Race Card)
Posted on 05/08/2014 11:27:46 AM PDT by C19fan
The good thing about the Donald Sterling mess, as Mark Jackson pointed out when the scandal was raging, is that it got people talking about racism. The more open discussion we have, the better chance of changing and healing.
Hey, maybe the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP should give Sterling another achievement award.
But seriously, race discussion continues, even as Sterling sinks into the sunset.
The focus is still on the NBA - on David Stern and Adam Silver, team owners and the players - for giving Sterling a pass for so long.
But now the spotlight is also shining on Mark Jackson and the Warriors, and coaches in general.
Jackson, as far as I know, isn't calling out the Warriors for racism, but the topic has been tossed on the table. There are rumblings that expectations are higher for black coaches, and that they are not given as much time to grow as white coaches are given.
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In terms of the coaching carousel how about Bill Russell, Lenny Wilkens, Mike Brown, Byron Scott, etc.
Supposedly Marc Jackson was fired because he is against gay marriage..don’t know if that is true or not but that is the rumor going around. He was a good coach and I was shocked by his firing, Golden State is a good team Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry are two of the best players in the NBA, if game 7 had been in Oakland I think they would have won
it depends who’s writing the article.
To be “black” you have to be liberal. Conservative blacks don’t count in their world.
However, we are absolutely, positively not allowed to have an open honest discussion about race in this country.
What "open discussion" means to liberals is that conservatives listen apologetically while being lectured by liberals.
The consumers who pay for tickets need to stop this lunacy.