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Jeff Van Gundy tells incredible OJ Simpson NBA Finals story

While broadcasting Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Cavaliers and Warriors on Friday, TV analyst Jeff Van Gundy shared an incredible story about OJ Simpson. According to Van Gundy, who was an assistant coach with the Knicks under Pat Riley in 1994, Riley ran into Al Cowlings at a car wash during the summer after the infamous 1994 white Bronco chase. Cowlings told Riley that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson calls out Richard Jefferson for costing Warriors a series

Mark Jackson is one bitter dude. The ESPN analyst and former Golden State Warriors head coach was calling Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday when fellow analyst Jeff Van Gundy started to talk about the surprisingly strong play of Cavs forward Richard Jefferson. After finishing his analysis, Jackson jumped in and...
Via Awful Announcing
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Kenny Smith discusses interview with Rockets on TNT pregame show

Kenny Smith interviewed for the Houston Rockets' head coaching vacancy but will remain in his position as an analyst for TNT instead. The former Rockets point guard discussed his interview with Houston during TNT's pregame show Monday prior to Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. "Some of the information is sensitive ... but we met," Smith said. "Then after we met, I had great...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy reportedly ‘gaining momentum’ as Rockets preferred choice; Kenny Smith not a candidate

It sounds like the Houston Rockets are closing in on a coaching decision. CBS Sports’s Ken Berger reported Monday that Jeff Van Gundy is “gaining momentum” as Houston’s first choice, with the Rockets preferring an experienced hire. The biggest question is whether he’s interested in leaving his job with ESPN to return to the Rockets, the team he coached from 2003 to 2007...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Jeff Van Gundy return as the Rockets' head coach?

Once a coach, always a coach. Even after nine years since the last time Jeff Van Gundy was seen roaming the sidelines as a NBA head coach, it appears the coaching bug isn’t gone. Recent reports have indicated that the nine-year broadcasting veteran is a finalist for the Houston Rockets coaching job, and may actually be the leading contender to land the job. Source says Jeff...
Via Awful Announcing
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: T-Wolves to choose between Van Gundy, Thibodeau

It seems the Minnesota Timberwolves have narrowed down their coaching search to two candidates. Jeff Van Gundy, the former Houston Rockets and New York Knicks coach, and Tom Thibodeau, the former Chicago Bulls coach, have emerged as the top two candidates for the Timberwolves job, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein reported Monday. Van Gundy is scheduled to be interviewed...
Via The Sports Daily
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Van Gundy a candidate for Pelicans job

Vincent Frank It has been nearly a decade since Jeff Van Gundy roamed an NBA bench as a head coach. Since his last stint as the Houston Rockets coach back in 2006-07, Van Gundy has been calling games for ESPN/ABC. That might change this upcoming season. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein: “Jeff Van Gundy has emerged as a candidate for the New Orleans Pelicans’ head-coaching...
Via Sportsnaut
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy claims Rihanna is stalking him, she has no idea who he is (vid)

Jeff Van Gundy’s ego suffered a crushing blow during Thursday night’s broadcast of the Los Angeles Clippers-Oklahoma City Thunder series when Rihanna claimed to have no idea who he was after he jokingly claimed during the first half of the game that the pop star is stalking him. Later, during the second half, ESPN’s Lisa […] The post Jeff Van Gundy claims Rihanna is stalking...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy bummed Rihanna is not stalking him

Rihanna has been spotted at a number of NBA playoff games recently, many of which have been broadcast on ESPN/ABC. As a result, Jeff Van Gundy joked during the first half of Game 6 between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night that Rihanna may be stalking him. Sideline reporter Lisa […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy: NBA doesn't like officiating comments

NBA officiating is often in the news and part of the public discussion, especially around playoff time. Even a novice basketball fan like myself can see that the the refs are under fire in the lightest of situations. Names like Joey Crawford become as popular as Dwight Howard in April, May and June, and that’s a shame. You may have seen Crawford directly influence a playoff game...
Via Awful Announcing
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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