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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
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
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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-24/stephen-currys-star-continues
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
Alleged racial remarks by Clippers owner Donald Sterling being investigated by NBA

...congruent with what the organization is trying to convey, that's a problem. But it's not my problem."Warriors coach Mark Jackson, who played for the Clippers from 1992-94, said of Sterling's comments: "My feeling would be the same, no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-26/alleged-racial-remarks-clippe
Minnesota Timberwolves rout Atlanta Hawks

...lead the Raptors. WARRIORS: Demoted assistant coach Brian Scalabrine to their D-League affiliate in Santa Cruz, Calif., with 11 games to play in the regular season for what coach Mark Jackson called a "difference in philosophies."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-03-26/minnesota-timberwolves-rout-a
For All-Stars such as James, Nowitzki, Paul, Big Easy reunion brings back memories of 2008

...Jermaine O'Neal when they play host to the Miami Heat tonight.With the All-Star break up next, Warriors coach Mark Jackson says the team wanted to give Bogut and O'Neal more time to rest nagging injuries. TIMBERWOLVES: Coach Rick Adelman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-02-11/all-stars-such-james-nowitzki