Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Jack Ramsay’

Portland Trail Blazers pay tribute to Dr. Jack Ramsay

By Lang Whitaker,

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — There has been so much happening in and around the NBA the last week, that one story probably didn’t get the attention it deserved. On Monday we learned about the death of Dr. Jack Ramsay, the longtime coach and broadcaster. There have been many terrific tributes paid over the last few days to the Hall of Famer, who won a title in Portland in 1977. His son, Chris, wrote a particularly poignant piece. Today the Trail Blazers released this video to honor Dr. Jack’s legacy…

VIDEO: Dr. Jack Tribute

NBA Style: Early Sideline Style

NBA Style

by Baron Davis

What’s going on ya’ll? It’s your boy, BD. The folks at NBA Style asked me to step in and write a piece for the blog, so here I am!

So much has been made of NBA player’s style over the years: What we wear pregame, as we walk through the tunnel, post-game, at the podium…pretty much everywhere. For this post, I decided to run a counter and turn the spotlight on the guys who roam the sidelines and make the adjustments: the coaches.

Just as player style has evolved season-to-season and decade-to-decade, so has that of the League’s coaches. You better believe that like us, some of them have had some style hits and style misses, so there was a lot out there to work with. Let’s take a look through the years: Sideline Style Part 1: The Early Days.

Coach Larry Brown: Mad scientist…only a basketball genius can pull this off.

Larry Brown talks with his team