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  1. Sources: Kings prefer George Karl, not serious about hiring Mark Jackson

    Dec 21, 2014, 6:30 PM EST

    George Karl

    The very public meeting with Jackson was leverage to help get Karl to lower his asking price.

  2. Mark Jackson tells Dan Patrick if not fired he might have resigned (VIDEO)

    May 7, 2014, 2:50 PM EST

    Boston Celtics v Golden State Warriors

    This was more mutual than many people realize.

  3. Warriors owner explains rationale for dismissing Jackson

    Joe Lacob, Peter Guber

    Popular coach won games, but the Golden State owner explains why that wasn’t enough.

  4. Andrew Bogut will not play second night of back-to-backs

    Nov 2, 2012, 2:52 PM EST

    Andrew Bogut

    Andrew Bogut is back on an NBA court — he played 18 minutes for the Warriors in their season opener against Phoenix, hitting four of his six shots and adding six rebounds, generally playing pretty well. But the Warriors are going to go slow with Bogut, not rush him back. They have to think long…

  5. The Warriors have a good problem at small forward

    Oct 7, 2012, 9:00 AM EST

    Harrison Barnes

    The Warriors, when the draft was approaching, were desperate for small forward help. They wanted an experienced player to “make the” at the position. They couldn’t find a star upgrade by trading the draft pick, so they picked up  Harrison Barnes. They still don’t have that star, but as it turns out, they have enough…

  6. No playoff promises from Warriors’ Jackson this year

    Sep 27, 2012, 11:21 AM EST

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    Last year Mark Jackson was coming to the head coach’s chair straight out of a broadcast booth where he was supposed to be opinionated and brash. He was in front of a new team ownership group that was brimming with confidence. Jackson played right into all of it and was talking playoffs for the Warriors.…

  7. Mark Jackson has good players in Golden State now, can he lead them to wins?

    Aug 2, 2012, 8:45 AM EST

    Mark Jackson Warriors

    Last season, it wouldn’t have mattered if Golden State brought in John Wooden circa 1968 to coach the team — they didn’t have enough talent on the roster to win a lot of games. And what talent they did have kept getting injured. Mark Jackson kind of had a free pass to learn how to…

  8. Jackson, Warriors issue statements on affair, extortion case

    Jun 28, 2012, 2:58 PM EST

    Mark Jackson Warriors

    We told you earlier today about the FBI breaking up an extortion plot that targeted Warriors coach Mark Jackson. A former stripper with a criminal record teamed with another man to use nude photos, text messages and more that Jackson sent in an affair six years ago to extort money from him. The man and…

  9. Report: Mark Jackson’s job as Warriors coach is safe

    Apr 8, 2012, 8:30 AM EST

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    Mark Jackson is finishing his first season as head coach of the Warriors, an inauspicious debut due largely to circumstances beyond his control. The Warriors decided to go into full tank rebuilding mode at the trade deadline by dealing Monta Ellis for an injured Andrew Bogut, and are playing it safe by shutting down Stephen…

  10. Warriors coach Jackson says “no excuses,” then blames refs

    Feb 8, 2012, 4:29 PM EST

    Mark Jackson Warriors

    We want to congratulate Mark Jackson on what soon will be his first fine as an NBA head coach. It’s coming. Jackson was frustrated after the Thunder executed better down the stretch and in a contradictory statement laid part of the problem at the feet of the referees, as reported by the San Francisco Chronicle…

  11. Dwight Howard sets record with 39 free throws in game

    Jan 13, 2012, 2:00 AM EST

    Dwight Howard

    New Warriors coach Mark Jackson set the strategy — hack-a-Howard. Golden State intentionally fouled Dwight Howard all game long. In addition to the times they just fouled him as he attacked the rim — the Warriors tried to single-cover him with David Lee and other players who just are not big enough The result was…

  12. Mark Jackson wants Warriors to “speed up the process”

    Jan 3, 2012, 1:04 AM EST

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    Mark Jackson has a calm, yet demanding presence as head coach of the Golden State Warriors that seems like it could work long-term if the team continues to add pieces and improve from a raw talent standpoint. But as a former player who wants to make a more immediate impact, Jackson’s patience will be tested.…

  13. Report: Warriors to trade Lou Amundson to Pacers for Brandon Rush

    Dec 18, 2011, 1:02 PM EST

    Minnesota Timberwolves v Golden State Warriors

    From Marcus Thompson of the Contra Costa Times: UPDATE II: The Warriors are in the process of trading Lou Amundson, according to a team source. A second source confirmed it is for Indiana Pacers swingman Brandon Rush. Amundson was held out of Saturday’s game vs. Sacramento. It is not official and likely won’t be before…

  14. NBA Season Preview: Golden State Warriors

    Dec 15, 2011, 4:03 PM EST

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    Last season: 35-46, 10 games out of the playoffs in the West. Head Coach: Mark Jackson, who better hope to find something better to say to his players in the huddle than “Hand down, man down!” if he hopes to keep their attention as the season wears on. Key Departures: Reggie Williams, Charlie Bell, Jeremy…

  15. Don’t worry Warrior fans, Mark Jackson isn’t going to work too hard

    Oct 27, 2011, 11:09 AM EST

    Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat - Game Two

    NBA coaches tend to be workaholics. Guys who spend countless hours studying film, coming up with game plans and finding ways to pass that information on to players in a manner they can digest. Those are long, long days. Not Mark Jackson. The New Warriors coach spoke with Matt Steinmetz at CSNBayArea.com and said he…

  16. Mark Jackson says he’s on a mission from God

    Oct 12, 2011, 8:00 PM EST

    Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat - Game Two

    Mark Jackson is in the same position as Jake and Elwood. He’s on a mission from “Gad.’  Jackson is a deeply spiritual man. In fact, he actually has done his fair share of preaching. Naw, for real. Which, regardless of your spiritual affiliation, is pretty awesome. Man’s got soul. So much soul, in fact, that…

  17. Golden State has an impressive front office, if they work together

    Oct 3, 2011, 5:55 PM EST

    Jerry-West

    To me, the Golden State Warriors are starting to look a lot like the Corleone family. You remember, from “The Godfather.” Bear with me and we’ll get to it. Golden State was about as poorly run a basketball operation as there has been in the NBA for two decades. The franchise has made the playoffs…

  18. What the Warriors should do when the lockout ends

    Sep 15, 2011, 5:23 PM EST

    Houston Rockets v Golden State Warriors

    “We Believe” seems like it was so long ago. Since the Warriors’ shocking 1st-round upset and follow-up successful 07-08 regular season (the team missed the playoffs, but won 48 games, more than the 4th-seeded team in the East), the Warriors have been a mess. Baron Davis and the rest of the gang left, the team…

  19. Mark Jackson explains ties to alleged drug kingpin

    Sep 2, 2011, 10:02 AM EST

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    Warren Braithwaite was arrested in Arizona last month, accused by the DEA of heading an international drug-smugling ring. That sent shockwaves through some circles as Braithwaite was friend of people such as Jamie Foxx and Lady Gaga, among many other celebrities. You can put new Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson in that group, too.…

  20. Report: Mark Jackson tied to alleged drug kingpin

    Aug 25, 2011, 8:02 AM EST

    Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat - Game Two

    Well, this is something for the new coach to explain. Newly named, yet-to-coach-one-game for the Golden State Warriors Mark Jackson has been tied to Warren Braithwaite, a man arrested in June by the DEA in an interstate drug ring bust, reports Star Magazine. The same report ties Lady Gaga and Jamie Foxx to the same…

  21. RetroBall: Knicks-Pacers ’95, the night of the finger roll

    Jul 25, 2011, 4:24 PM EST

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    Since billionaire owners and millionaire players are bitterly divided over how much money they’ll be splitting over the coming years and have locked us out of actual basketball to talk about, PBT will be regaling you this summer  with RetroBall. Using the advanced powers of the internet and NBATV, we’ll bring you interesting stories from years gone…

  22. NBA Schedule released, here are your highlights

    Jul 19, 2011, 2:50 PM EST

    Miami Heat v Dallas Mavericks - Game Five

    This NBA season is shaping up to be a fun one. Yes, we know, we know… IF there is an NBA season. But deep down we want to believe that the owners and players are too smart to piss away all the momentum the league has built up. For today we’re going to move ahead…

  23. Monta Ellis did not demand a trade. Yet anyway.

    Jun 27, 2011, 12:19 PM EST

    Golden State Warriors v Boston Celtics

    While it appeared Monta Ellis was being shopped around like a ShamWow in recent weeks, that appeared to be more of a gauging of interest move by the Warriors. They were trying to see what they could get if they decide to move him. But does Ellis want out of Golden State. Right now he…

  24. Warriors won’t just give away Biedrins. No, we’re not sure why either.

    Jun 26, 2011, 1:00 PM EST

    Sacramento Kings v Golden State Warriors

    At new head coach Mark Jackson’s introductory press conference at the NBA Finals, a reporter asked if the Warriors would try and get bigger. Instead of citing Andris Biedrins, David Lee, and Ekpe Udoh, Jackson instead made a bizarre comment about how you can look at the Mavericks and see you don’t see size, referencing…

  25. Mark Jackson thinks Jeremy Tyler can contribute right away

    Jun 24, 2011, 5:10 PM EST

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    If top high-school prospect Jeremy Tyler had played all of his cards right over the last two years, he could easily have been a top-5 pick in last night’s draft. Instead, he skipped his senior year of high school, had a disastrous stint with a pro team in Isreal, and was most recently playing for…

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