Found September 25, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
Mark Jackson and Don Nelson are very different people. Nelson was boisterous, out-of-the-box, off-the-wall and innovative. Jackson, granted still a young coach, is a bit more reserved, works on relating to players and has a completely different focus. Yes, their coaching philosophies are completely different. Don Nelson was about offense. Everything he did was innovating the offensive end of the floor. He created the point forward. He pushed his teams to run fast breaks and hoist as many shots as possible, without regard to efficiency. The more possessions his team had, the more opportunities they had to score. In his first year in Golden State, Mark Jackson brought a different tact to his team. He stressed not the offense, but that often-forgotten d-word in Northern California. Jackson wanted to build his team into a defensive one. It was a bit of a square peg trying to enter a round hole -- or hoop. The Warriors finished 14th in the league in offensive ratin...

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Less than 24 months ago, Warriors rookie Harrison Barnes was the projected number one pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. After a great freshman year, Barnes and the rest of UNC's starters opted to return to UNC for a run at the NCAA Championship. His sophomore season showed little improvement over his freshman one and he was chosen number seven in the 2012 NBA Draft. So things...

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