Originally posted on Ball Don't Lie  |  Last updated 12/6/11
When an NBA coach gets fired, he has several obvious options: become an assistant, get a TV job, and hope someone thinks you got a bad deal and hires you immediately. For some people, though, it makes more sense to hang back for a while and look for a new job in another offseason. Former Sixers coach Eddie Jordan is one of those guys. After being let go following the 2009-10 season, he decided to step back and seek out a new NBA job when the chance presented itself. But he still wanted to coach basketball, so he returned to his alma mater to help out. Except it wasn't his college, or even his high school's varsity team. Instead, Jordan is coaching his high school's freshman team. From Josh Barr for the Washington Post (via TrueHoop): [A]s Eddie Jordan tried to teach his newest charges one last thing, their hour on a rented recreation center court was up. A man had come in twice, pointing to his watch each time, signaling it was time to get out. A dozen youngsters were waiting to ...
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