Their basketball resumes could not be more different, but Mike O’Koren and Greg “Shoes” Vetrone are about to have something in common — spots on the Rutgers men’s basketball coaching staff.
Scarlet Knights skipper Eddie Jordan will tap the pair to fill out his assistant coach vacancies, Gannett New Jersey has learned. Sources close to the program confirmed the new additions...
Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan finalized the additions of two staff members Thursday afternoon with assistant coach Kyle Triggs and director of basketball operations Dalip Bhatia. Retaining assistants David Cox and Van Macon, Jordan now has a strong compliment of staff members going into summer development.
Eddie Jordan was hired as head coach of Rutgers this offseason, an opportunity he prefers to returning to the NBA in a top job.
“After my last few experiences, I did not want to be a head coach in the NBA,” Jordan said.
Jordan led the Washington Wizards to the playoffs in every season between 2005 and 2008. Jordan even coached the Eastern Conference All-Stars in 2007 when the...
The sad, weird case of diploma-less Eddie Jordan ascending to head coach of his "alma mater," Rutgers, was inevitable if not predictable.
An academic-athletic system comfortably indifferent to the education of the under-educated athletes it relies on to fuel a multi-billion-dollar television contract was bound to produce a high-profile coaching candidate equally indifferent...
Earlier today, we reported that Rutgers's new men's basketball coach, Eddie Jordan, never received a degree from Rutgers University, even though his official university bio says he graduated in 1977.
Jordan admitted to ESPN that he did not finish his degree but claims he did finish his course work:
"Some of the professors are still around and some are gone but they all...
Here is a portion of Eddie Jordan’s bio on the Rutgers website.
RU’s all-time leader in both assists (585) and steals (220), “Fast Eddie” scored 1,632 career points and earned honorable mention All-American honors as a senior in 1977 before earning a degree in health and physical education.
Here is what Deadspin found out.
Despite all the accolades he’s received from the...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Newly hired basketball coach Eddie Jordan got his head shaved Sunday afternoon as a part of a baseball fundraiser for the Vs. Cancer Foundation. With a fresh new hair cut, Jordan discussed his excitement to rejoin the Rutgers community.
Maybe, if someone threw some balls at the Lakers, they wouldn’t be fighting, just to make the playoffs. Then again, Kobe said he would slap the hell out of any coach that did that.
Sources confirm to me that Eddie Jordan is leaving the Lakers and will be the next coach at Rutgers University. The deal almost complete
— Chick Hernandez (@CHICKatCSN) April 12, 2013
Eddie Jordan coached nine seasons in the NBA.
It looks like the San Antonio Spurs are trying to beef up their coaching staff a little bit for upcoming training camp. The Washington Post is reporting the Spurs invited former Washington Wizards and Philadelphia 76ers coach, Eddie Jordan, about attending their upcoming training camp.
Washington Post reporter Josh Barr wrote that Jordan would like to return to the NBA and has...