Jeff Van Gundy calls Alvin Gentry 'a really good choice' for Pelicans job

The New Orleans Pelicans had some of the very best coaching minds in the basketball profession to choose from when they picked a head coach this offseason. In the end, Alvin Gentry was the choice. But former New York Knicks and Houston Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy was in the running, and he would have been a solid choice as well. Van Gundy joined his brother Stan on ESPN radio with...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rainy Days and Reinvention: While We’re Waiting…

I’ve had enough, Blawg Pound. Of the rain, I mean. What happened to summer? What happened to carefree days under the sun? What happened to picnics and campouts? What happened to spending every waking moment at the ballfield? What’s wrong with weather nowadays? Didn’t we raise it well enough? Didn’t we give it every opportunity to be its best self? WHAT’S GOING ON? Ahem...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Meghan Klingenberg and Morgan Brian of the USWNT live with Jeff Van Gundy

U.S. defender Meghan Klingenberg has earned lots of plaudits for her play at this Women’s World Cup, but she and teammate Morgan Brian might not even be the most widely-recognizable figures in their house. That’s because the two of them live with ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy and his family in Houston while they’re playing for the Houston Dash of the National Women’s Soccer...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Makes Interesting Comparison Between Women’s Soccer, NBA Players

Jeff Van Gundy compares the women's soccer players living in his home to NBA players, which he used to coach.
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Your NBA Finals Announcing Schedule

2015 NBA Finals Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors TV ABC- Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson; Reporter: Doris Burke NBA Countdown – Sage Steele, Doug Collins, Jalen Rose, Dwyane Wade (selected games) ESPN Deportes – Alvaro Martin, Carlos Morales Streaming – WatchESPN Radio ESPN Radio – Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown; Reporter: Marc Stein Cleveland – (WTAN) John...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy compares Anthony Davis to Tim Duncan

One of the most popular comparisons people like to make when talking about Anthony Davis is Tim Duncan. That's obviously a high ceiling, but Davis deserves it, and ESPN/ABC television commentator Jeff Van Gundy (who also reportedly interviewed for the New Orleans Pelicans head coaching position before Alvin Gentry filled it) is the latest smart person to make it.Here's what Van Gundy...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Van Gundy rips Bulls over Thibodeau; ‘They lack class’

Jeff Van Gundy’s calls on Chicago Bulls games definitely will be interesting next year. During a teleconference Monday for the NBA Finals, Van Gundy went off on the Bulls again in the wake of how they handled the firing of his good friend, Tom Thibodeau. ******* “I’ve got a couple comments. One, I’m pulling my name out of the Chicago Bulls running for head coach. Nobody has...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Puts Chicago Bulls on Blast for Handling of Tom Thibodeau’s Firing

Those of you who followed the waning months of Tom Thibodeau’s tenure as the Chicago Bulls head coach weren’t surprised when the team fired him last week. It was a widely anticipated move from an organization that had reportedly grown tired of Thibodeau’s act. It was also the culmination of a not-so-private rift between the former head coach and Chicago’s front office....
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Pelicans interview Jeff Van Gundy

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans have interviewed Jeff Van Gundy for the club's vacant head coaching job. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Pelicans have not disclosed any candidates they've interviewed to succeed Monty Williams, who was fired May 12. Yahoo Sports first reported Van Gundy...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Formally Interviews With Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans held a formal interview with Jeff Van Gundy on Tuesday. Van Gundy and Pelicans' officials met in the Bay Area to discuss the opening. The sides had spoken over the phone, but this was the first face-to-face meeting, league sources said. New Orleans general manager Dell Demps met with another candidate, Golden State assistant Alvin Gentry, in the Bay Area...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Is Absolutely Right On Flagrant Foul Reviews

Our team at Crossover Chronicles is covering various aspects of the Western Conference finals. John Cannon offered a Golden State perspective on Game 4, and other members of our staff have written about the West finals from the Houston Rockets’ point of view. Want to read more about these two teams? We’re on it. Yet, for all the team-specific stories that have emerged from Warriors...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Is Absolutely Right On Flagrant Foul Reviews

Our team at Crossover Chronicles is covering various aspects of the Western Conference finals. John Cannon offered a Golden State perspective on Game 4, and other members of our staff have written about the West finals from the Houston Rockets’ point of view. Want to read more about these two teams? We’re on it. Yet, for all the team-specific stories that have emerged from Warriors...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy reportedly a candidate for Pelicans coaching job

ESPN has had relatively good luck with their top analysts staying in place and resisting the temptation to return to the coaching profession.  But that may not be the case much longer.  Lead NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy is reportedly a candidate for the vacant New Orleans Pelicans job. Van Gundy has been with ESPN since being fired by the Houston Rockets after the 2006-2007 season...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Van Gundy a candidate for Pelicans job

It has been nearly a decade since Jeff Van Gundy roamed a 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 position, according...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Interested In Pelicans' Job

Jeff Van Gundy has expressed interest in the New Orleans Pelicans' head coaching position. Van Gundy hasn't coached since parting ways with the Houston Rockets in 2007. The Pelicans are considering Van Gundy for the position. Longtime Van Gundy confident Tom Thibodeau has been considered a candidate, but he remains under contract by the Chicago Bulls.
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

What’s with all this hullabaloo over Mark Jackson calling the Western Conference Finals?

As we approach the Western Conference Finals, one of the many storylines revolving around the Warriors-Rockets matchup is taking place not on the court, but in the broadcast booth.  That’s where former Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson will call his old team hoping to advance to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1975. After stepping away from the lead ESPN announce...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy, Scott Brooks Receive Interest For Pelicans' Coaching Job

The New Orleans Pelicans have been making calls on Jeff Van Gundy and have interest in Scott Brooks for their open head coaching position, according to sources. The Pelicans interviewed Alvin Gentry on Monday night in San Francisco.
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy called out Augusta National’s history of discrimination on ESPN

ESPN talent speaking out negatively about ESPN business partners is a rare occurrence.  That’s why someone in a corner office in Bristol was spitting out their coffee when they heard NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy take a bazooka to Augusta National’s history of discriminatory behavior.  He even called out the network by sniping, “yea I’m glad we’re quiet about that.” JVG...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Loves Jack Nicklaus, Not So Much Augusta’s Racist Past (Video)

Want a great way to shut down some golf chatter? Just bring up one of the discriminatory history of one of the game’s iconic courses. That usually does the trick. ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy went that route Wednesday night when Mike Breen, one of his colleagues on the Dallas Mavericks-Phoenix Suns broadcast brought up The Masters, and how Van Gundy probably wouldn’t make a great...
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy says Spurs streak is untouchable

Jeff Van Gundy has been known to say some things while on-air and broadcasting games that have drawn the ire of NBA fans. However, some fans might not disagree with what he said about the Spurs recently. In an interview with Fran Blinebury of, JVG made a comment that not only rang true, but might […]
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Stirs The Pot Like He’s James Harden

Jeff Van Gundy attempted to stir the pot like he was Houston Rockets point guard James Harden.
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy likens Thunder to One Direction because he’s hip like that (vid)

One wouldn’t suspect it by his appearance, but Jeff Van Gundy is one hip and happening hepcat. One needn’t look any further for evidence than how the ESPN NBA game analyst likened how the Oklahoma City Thunder have been able to carry on despite the absence of superstar Kevin Durant to how the boy band...Read More The post Jeff Van Gundy likens Thunder to One Direction because...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy compares Thunder to One Direction (Video)

ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy worked some pop culture into Wednesday night's NBA broadcast by comparing the Oklahoma City Thunder to pop band One Direction during Wednesday night's game against San Antonio.Specifically, Gundy used Zayn Malik's departure from the band as a reference point to praise the Thunder's ability to compete despite superstar Kevin Durant missing extended time...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy’s feud with Chicago Bulls’ front office rages on

Jeff Van Gundy was always a thorn in the side of Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls in the 1990s. Taking over for Pat Riley when he left the New...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy says he’ll “tone down” Bulls bashing

For all the talk of Charles Barkley’s rivalry with Daryl Morey and the Houston Rockets, there’s another ongoing feud between a prominent NBA franchise and a prominent NBA analyst.  Throughout the season, Jeff Van Gundy has been hyper-critical of the Chicago Bulls and their handling of head coach Tom Thibodeau. Van Gundy accused the Bulls of trying to undermine Thibodeau through...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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