Christian Laettner was quite the ladies’ man while in college. He was so in demand that he even put a time limit on his female visitors. Doug Collins related a great anecdote on the 30 for 30 “I Hate Christian Laettner” film about his son, Chris, who hung out with Laettner during a recruiting visit...Read More
Every parent has felt the way Doug Collins did this afternoon. Every parent isn’t a former NBA coach with a son who coaches a Big Ten men’s basketball team, though.
Thanfully, Doug Collins is, so his awesome reactions were captured on camera by the Big Ten Network.
Northwestern, coached by Chris Collins, defeated Iowa in overtime Sunday afternoon, 66-61, in Evanston, Ill....
Tuesday, November 4
Houston Rockets at Miami Heat (NBAtv 7:30 pm) Local Broadcast
Cleveland Cavaliers at Portland Trail Blazers (NBAtv 10 pm) Local Broadcast
Wednesday, November 5
Indiana Pacers at Washington Wizards (ESPN 8 pm) Mike Breen, Doug Collins
Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors (ESPN 10:30 pm) Dave Pasch, Jeff Van Gundy
Thursday, November 6
San Antonio Spurs...
This was good.Those that were watching ESPN's pregame show prior to Wednesday evening's contest between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat were treated to a special surprise: Doug Collins following Jalen Rose's lead and finishing a line to a once-popular (and still awesome) Birdman/Clipse song.While discussing Chris 'The Birdman' Anderson, a logical connection to Brian 'Baby'...
When Jalen Rose asks Doug Collins for the line after “Brrrrrr” and Collins responds “What Happened To That Boy?” His street cred rose 1000 points to the level of his always on point analyst work. Who knew DC was a Birdman fan.
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Doug Collins might be a graying (actually, just plain gray now), 62-year-old white guy, but that doesn’t mean he’s not hip to what all the kids are listening to these days. Err…the kids circa 2002, when Dougie was coaching Michael Jordan and the Washington Wizards, and rappers Birdman (who went by the name Baby back then) and The Clipse released “What Happened To That Boy”...
Jalen Rose sets up the Birdman call, and Doug Collins finishes in this Vine. It's the stuff of legends.
My latest column for the National Sports Journalism Center at Indiana is on analysts who make the jump to coaching and newly fired coaches who find landing spots as TV analysts.
There is a little-known shuttle that exists in sports. We’ll call it the Doug Collins Express.
The Collins Express is set up for TV analysts who jump to the other side to become coaches and...