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Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 12/23 – 12/29

Tuesday, December 23 Minnesota Timberwolves at Cleveland Cavaliers (NBAtv 7 pm) Local Broadcast Thursday, December 25, Christmas Day Washington Wizards at New York Knicks (ESPN Noon) Dave Pasch, Jon Barry Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs (ABC 2:30 pm) Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown Cleveland Cavaliers at Miami Heat (ABC 5 pm) Mike Breen, Mark Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy Los...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA prepares for Christmas coming-out party

NEW YORK (AP) Nearly two months have passed since the San Antonio Spurs collected their championship rings and began their title defense. The NBA season may have opened Oct. 28, but Christmas is the real coming-out party. Football's popularity leaves little room for other sports in the fall. It's enough to make some believe the unofficial opener should be the real opening day, as...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 12/8 – 12/13

Monday, December 8 Denver Nuggets at Toronto Raptors (NBAtv 7:30 pm) Local Broadcast Tuesday, December 9 Dallas Mavericks at Memphis Grizzlies (NBAtv 8 pm) Local Broadcast Sacramento Kings at Los Angeles Lakers (NBAtv 10:30 pm) Local Broadcast Wednesday, December 10 New Orleans Pelicans at Dallas Mavericks (ESPN 8 pm)  Mark Jones, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson Miami Heat at Denver...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 11/25 – 11/30

Tuesday, November 25Golden State Warriors at Miami Heat (NBAtv 7:30 pm) Local BroadcastWednesday, November 26New York Knicks at Dallas Mavericks (ESPN 7:30 pm) Mike Breen, Jeff Van GundyMemphis Grizzlies at Los Angeles Lakers (NBAtv 10:30 pm) Local BroadcastFriday, November 28Los Angeles Clippers at Houston Rockets (NBAtv 8 pm) Local BroadcastSaturday, November 29New Orleans...
Via Awful Announcing
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 11/17 – 11/23

Monday, November 17 Denver Nuggets at Cleveland Cavaliers (NBAtv 7 pm) Local Broadcast Chicago Bulls at Los Angeles Clippers (NBAtv 10:30 pm) Local Broadcast Tuesday, November 18 New Orleans Pelicans at Sacramento Kings (NBAtv 10 pm) Local Broadcast Wednesday, November 19 San Antonio Spurs at Cleveland Cavaliers (ESPN 7 pm) Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson Los Angeles Lakers...
Via Awful Announcing
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 11/4 – 11/9

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...
Via Awful Announcing
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Van Gundy: With new mega TV, NBA should look to cut prices for fans; reduce back-to-backs

Yet more reasons to love Jeff Van Gundy. The ESPN/ABC analyst showed he is in mid-season form on a teleconference yesterday. He gave some advice on something that needs to be done in the wake of the NBA’s new $24 billion TV deal. Are you listening, Adam Silver? “I just think we have to keep the fan in mind.  And I think sometimes when you’re in this prosperity era, where everything...
Via Sherman Report
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy takes dig at Phil Jackson’s triangle offense

Former New York Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy doesn’t seem too impressed with Phil Jackson and his triangle offense. During his Knicks tenure, Van Gundy once called the Zen Master “Big Chief Triangle.” This probably stems back from Jackson’s days as Chicago Bulls coach when Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and company routinely broke the Knicks hearts. Put it this way, JVG once...
Via Pass The Pill
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy: The Game Should Have Been Called At Halftime

The conditions inside the AT&T Center were almost unbearable last night. Reports say it was as hot as 88 degrees and near Miami’s bench it reached 102 degrees. National broadcaster Jeff Van Gundy gave his take on the bizarre situation. ICYMI : Jeff Van Gundy told us "the game should have been called at halftime" given the oppressive heat and playing conditions. #NBAFinals...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Drops The Charles Barkley ‘Ginobili’ Yell

During Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Jeff Van Gundy did his best "Ginobili" yell in honor of Charles Barkley.
Via Gamedayr
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Jeff Van Gundy coach again? Not if Mike Breen has anything to do with

My latest piece for Awful Announcing is on Jeff Van Gundy, one of the best TV analysts in sports. But will he stay there? An excerpt: ****** Mike Breen won’t allow it. If Jeff Van Gundy ever is on the verge of jumping back as a NBA coach, his ESPN/ABC partner knows exactly what he will do: Sabotage. “If I ever hear he’s offered a job, I’m going to call the GM and say, ...
Via Sherman Report
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

“Just worry about the job you’re doing” – Jeff Van Gundy on his broadcast career and coaching itch

Mike Breen won’t allow it. If Jeff Van Gundy ever is on the verge of jumping back as a NBA coach, his ESPN/ABC partner knows exactly what he will do: Sabotage. “If I ever hear he’s offered a job, I’m going to call the GM and say, ‘Do you know about his gambling addiction?’ Breen said. “I’m going to tell the GM, ‘He’s got some dark secrets. You really don’t want...
Via Awful Announcing
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers coaching search update: Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson

The Los Angeles Lakers coaching search continues. If it weren’t for all the WALL TO WALL Donald Sterling coverage, you might have heard a thing or two about it. There’s a ton of sports story lines in the City of Angels right now. All of them are being over-shadowed, including the Lakers coaching search. You’ve got: the L.A. Kings in their second Stanley Cup Final in three...
Via The Sports Bank
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy leaving ESPN? Memphis interested, according to report

Speculation about Jeff Van Gundy returning is nothing new. It has been a constant ever since he left Houston in 2007. Thus far, Van Gundy has resisted getting back into the game. However, Marc Stein of ESPN.com reported over the weekend that he might be tempted again. One of the prime options under consideration by the Memphis Grizzlies in the wake of last week’s management shakeup...
Via Sherman Report
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Dave Joerger to return to Memphis?

A little while ago, we discussed the rumor regarding the possibility that the Memphis Grizzlies could pursue ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy to be the franchise's next head coach. Now, it appears as though that may all have been for naught.According to the personal Twitter account of the Grizzlies' principal owner, Robert Pera, Dave Joerger will return next season as the team's head...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Rumors: Memphis trying to lure Jeff Van Gundy?

The Memphis Grizzlies have been one of the NBA's strongest teams over the last four years, but things behind-the-scenes don't seem to be running so smoothly.Last week, the team's principal owner, Robert Pera, abruptly fired the team's CEO, Jason Levien, as well as the team's assistant general manager, Stu Lash. Now, it appears as though Memphis' head coach, Dave Joerger, may be set...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies reportedly want Jeff Van Gundy as coach

The Memphis Grizzlies already underwent a huge front office shakeup and are poised to lose Dave Joerger to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and now it appears that they want Jeff Van Gundy to be their next coach. Joerger led the Grizzlies to a 50-32 season last year. He is still the team’s head coach, but he […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies Interested In Hiring Jeff Van Gundy As Head Coach, Team President

According to the Associated Press, the Minnesota Timberwolves have decided they want to hire Grizzlies’ Dave Joerger as their next head coach. Memphis, now in need of a coach for next season, is reportedly interested in hiring Jeff Van Gundy as head coach and team president. One of the prime options under consideration by the Memphis Grizzlies in the wake of last week’s management...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies Interested in Hiring Jeff Van Gundy

Could the Van Gundy brothers both end up coaching and running a team’s front office next year?  ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Memphis Grizzlies are interested hiring Jeff Van Gundy to coach and run the teams front office. One of the prime options under consideration by the Memphis Grizzlies in the wake of last week’s management shakeup and the looming departure...
Via Thacover2
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies trying to recruit Jeff Van Gundy

Could the Van Gundy brothers both end up coaching and running a team’s front office next year?  ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Memphis Grizzlies are interested hiring Jeff Van Gundy to coach and run the teams front office. One of the prime options under consideration by the Memphis Grizzlies in the wake of last week’s management shakeup and the looming departure...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Memphis Grizzlies Looking at Jeff Van Gundy

The likely departure of Dave Joerger to the Minnesota Timberwolves seems to have left the Memphis Grizzlies scouring the coaching market for a potential replacement. This is where veteran coach and current NBA broadaster Jeff Van Gundy comes into play.  According to a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein, Van Gundy tops the Grizzlies list of replacements for Joerger.  Sources told ESPN...
Via Sportsnaut
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Consider Pursuing Jeff Van Gundy As Next Coach, Team President

The Memphis Grizzlies have serious interest in trying to convince Jeff Van Gundy to serve as their next head coach and team president, according to sources. The Grizzlies are considering pursuing Van Gundy and it is unclear whether the veteran coach would be interested. The Grizzlies, who recently fired Jason Levien and Stu Lash, are also considering Alvin Gentry and George Karl...
Via RealGM
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy would coach the Knicks again?

After swinging and missing on Steve Kerr, Phil Jackson has signaled that he will take his time finding a coach for the Knicks until he can seriously discuss the position with current Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Derek Fisher. But would this be the Knicks best move?   READ FULL: http://knickspost.com/uncategorized/jeff-van-gundy-would-coach-the-knicks-again-if-phil-calls/ The...
Via Pass The Pill
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson doesn’t seem interested in coaching soon

When Mark Jackson was fired from his position as Golden State Warriors head coach, it was a foregone conclusion that he would get the band back together with former broadcast partners Jeff Van Gundy and Mike Breen at ESPN.  Breen, Jackson, and Van Gundy formed one of the best trios in the announcing business.  A successful three man booth in sports broadcasting with great chemistry...
Via Awful Announcing
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy: I’d Listen If Phil Jackson Called

Jeff Van Gundy has always stated that it would take the perfect job to get him to walk away from the broadcast booth and become a head coach again. Could a return to Madison Square Garden, to work for Phil Jackson and Knicks entice Van Gundy? Van Gundy made no statement in regards to having any interest in the Knicks job, but he did tell ESPN Radio’s “The Ian O’Connor Show” that...
Via Thacover2
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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