Tuesday, November 4
Houston Rockets at Miami Heat (NBAtv 7:30 pm) Local Broadcast
Cleveland Cavaliers at Portland Trail Blazers (NBAtv 10 pm) Local Broadcast
Wednesday, November 5
Indiana Pacers at Washington Wizards (ESPN 8 pm) Mike Breen, Doug Collins
Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors (ESPN 10:30 pm) Dave Pasch, Jeff Van Gundy
Thursday, November 6
San Antonio Spurs...
It’s the only one of the Chicago Bulls starting five positions that’s up for grabs. Who do you put at the three: Doug McDermott or Mike Dunleavy? Current ESPN/ABC Analyst Doug Collins was the Bulls Head Coach from 1986-1989 and led the team to the Eastern Conference Finals. As ESPN’s NBA Analysts took questions from the national media to preview the season, Collins talked...
This was good.Those that were watching ESPN's pregame show prior to Wednesday evening's contest between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat were treated to a special surprise: Doug Collins following Jalen Rose's lead and finishing a line to a once-popular (and still awesome) Birdman/Clipse song.While discussing Chris 'The Birdman' Anderson, a logical connection to Brian 'Baby'...
When Jalen Rose asks Doug Collins for the line after “Brrrrrr” and Collins responds “What Happened To That Boy?” His street cred rose 1000 points to the level of his always on point analyst work. Who knew DC was a Birdman fan.
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Doug Collins might be a graying (actually, just plain gray now), 62-year-old white guy, but that doesn’t mean he’s not hip to what all the kids are listening to these days. Err…the kids circa 2002, when Dougie was coaching Michael Jordan and the Washington Wizards, and rappers Birdman (who went by the name Baby back then) and The Clipse released “What Happened To That Boy”...
Jalen Rose sets up the Birdman call, and Doug Collins finishes in this Vine. It's the stuff of legends.
Doug Collins is the man for this.
Jalen Rose led the intro, and the former 76ers coach ethered the rest.
Here is the original for all my Pusha T fans.
Best thing that has happened on ESPN NBA Countdown all year.
H/T CJ Zero
My latest column for the National Sports Journalism Center at Indiana is on analysts who make the jump to coaching and newly fired coaches who find landing spots as TV analysts.
There is a little-known shuttle that exists in sports. We’ll call it the Doug Collins Express.
The Collins Express is set up for TV analysts who jump to the other side to become coaches and...