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Warriors down Rockets to reach NBA Finals for first time in 40 years

...Curry that has exceeded all expectations. And first-year coach Steve Kerr blended it all together beautifully after Mark Jackson's messy firing last May.The Warriors rolled to a franchise-record 67 wins in the regular season and had little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-28/warriors-down-rockets-reach-n
Five-time champ keeping his cool as Warriors' first-year coach

...that serves as another example of one of Kerr's qualities: modesty.A lack of it is one of the reasons former coach Mark Jackson couldn't co-exist with management and some players, leading to his dismissal after last season. Kerr assembled a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-17/five-time-champ-keeping-his-c
Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

...Indeed, while the Warriors put together one of the great seasons in NBA history, they did go 51-31 under former coach Mark Jackson. Atlanta went 38-44 during Budenholzer's injury-filled debut season with the Hawks, a result that was not unexpected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-21/hawks-budenholzer-named-coach
Warriors cruise past Hawks for NBA's best record

...1 for 11 in the first half. ... Budenholzer acknowledged he interviewed for the Warriors' head coaching job when Mark Jackson took over in June 2011.Warriors: Golden State has five losses vs. the Eastern Conference. ... Thompson missed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-19/warriors-cruise-past-hawks-nb
Albert Thompson

...Interment will follow in West View Cemetery. Pallbearers are Frank Moore, David Heath, Kevin Thompson, Brad Thompson, Mark Jackson, and Tommy Brock. Mr. Thompson was a neighborhood friend to everyone. He will greatly missed. Survivors include...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174085216
Stephen Curry's star continues to rise

...defense after being challenged by Kerr to guard his position - a major shift from the past few years under former coach Mark Jackson, who usually used Thompson to defend elite point guards."He's awesome to play alongside with, he knows when to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-24/stephen-currys-star-continues
'Good cheer' missing in rivalry on Christmas

...close."I still believe this isn't a rivalry because neither one of us have done anything," Golden State coach Mark Jackson said. "It was two teams playing with an edge competing against each other."That's not quite how Griffin and Clippers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-12-26/good-cheer-missing-rivlary-ch
Heat top Nets for first time this season in series opener

...open for the Heat, who hadn't played in eight days after sweeping Charlotte in the opening round. WARRIORS: Fired Mark Jackson, ending the franchise's most successful coaching tenure in the past two decades but also one filled with drama and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-06/heat-top-nets-first-time-seas
Pistons surprise Spurs to give interim coach win in debut

...Center Andrew Bogut missed his third consecutive game with left shoulder inflammation Monday night.Warriors coach Mark Jackson also said Bogut's status for Wednesday's game against the Miami Heat ? the team's final game before the All-Star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-02-10/pistons-surprise-spurs-give-i
Spurs GM R.C. Buford named NBA's Executive of the Year

...week.Commissioner Adam Silver has urged owners to force Sterling to sell the franchise. WARRIORS: After jettisoning Mark Jackson on Tuesday, co-owner Joe Lacob and general manager Bob Myers moved forward with filling the team's coaching vacancy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-07/spurs-gm-rc-buford-named-nbas