Warriors fire coach Mark Jackson after 3 seasons

Mark Jackson came to the Golden State Warriors talking big and brash. He promised playoff appearances and championships, and he delivered plenty of wins along the way.



FILE – In this Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson instructs his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors fired Jackson on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.



FILE – In this Monday, April 21, 2014, file photo, Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson directs his team during the second half in Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles. The Warriors fired Jackson on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Jackson’s three seasons with the Warriors will be remembered for the way he helped turn a perennially losing franchise into a consistent winner and the bold and bombastic way in which he did it. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File0



FILE – In this Friday, March 7, 2014, file photo, Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson gestures from the sideline during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors fired Jackson on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. His three seasons with the Warriors will be remembered for the way he helped turn a perennially losing franchise into a consistent winner and the bold and bombastic way in which he did it.

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