Generally, a new coach inherits the very vulnerable team that got the prior coach fired. Which is why, aside from LeBron, the most viscerally defeated or deflated man in the building was Mark Jackson.
DeflateGate has been a hot button topic in all corners of the sports landscape in recent days and that trend continued during the NBA Playoffs on Friday night.
The Boston Celtics have added another young and promising mind to their staff, reportedly hiring Darren Erman as director of NBA scouting.
Warriors assistant Brian Scalabrine has fallen out of favor with head coach Mark Jackson, who reassigned the former Celtics player earlier this week. GM Danny Ainge told T&R he would welcome Scal back with open arms.
Whether the pain in Stephen Curry’s sprained left ankle will subside enough for him to be on the court when the Golden State Warriors host the Denver Nuggets is not something the point guard could say for sure.