Theres no difference of opinions between my staff and I. They give suggestions. Some I go with, some I dont, but at the end of the day its my decision, and we are united in whichever way we decide to go. If you have a problem with that, then you should not be my assistant coach. Thats the way I feel about it. Im not saying that happened here, but wherever that happens, it shouldnt take place. So [Im] just disappointed in the way that it was handled, and how much credit is given to a head coach, and how much fault is given. Its a no-lose situation if Im an assistant coach and I get credit when we win, but when we lose, Jason cant coach a lick. The guy is a Hall view of Fame basketball player, hes an all-time great, and hes going to be a heck of a basketball coach. Kidd called Jackson his role model in coaching after Jackson went straight from the broadcast booth to coaching the Warriors prior to the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season.
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