Things haven’t really gone that well for former NBA PG and coach Mark Jackson.
The once architect of the Warriors Steph Curry Dynasty hasn’t coached since being let go from the team in 2014 and has since been ESPN’s color commentator for premier games.
In the NBA off season it was announced that he and partner Jeff Van Gundy were being let go from ESPN and being replaced by Doc Rivers. Many wondered what would be next for Jackson but he was set to fill in for some color commentary for the Knicks when Clyde Frazier.
— Mark Jackson (@MarkJackson13) August 1, 2023
That seems to be done now.
According to the NY Post, Jackson has been removed from that position also and has also been banned from the team plane.
"Mark Jackson will not be calling games on MSG network after the Knicks objected to being on the teams' chartered plane," per @nypost.
The dispute is likely related to a conflict between Jackson and current Knicks assistant Darren Erman.
Erman was fired by Jackson and the… pic.twitter.com/8nCzcAa9FZ
— The Strickland (@TheStrickland) November 15, 2023
This reportedly stems from a beef Jackson and Knicks assistant Darren Erman. Erman was fired by Jackson in 2014 when the two were with the Warriors after he was caught recording Jackson and the players without them knowing.
Wonder what’s next for Jackson because he is really good at his job.