TALE OF THE TAPE

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Tale of the Tape: Mark Jackson vs Steve Kerr

Mark Jackson
Steve Kerr
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NBA Careers
Jackson was Rookie of the year in '88, an NBA All-Star in '89 and the NBA assists leader in '97.
Winner Kerr is a five-time NBA Champion and retired as the league’s career leader in 3-point percentage.
Broadcasting
Jackson worked along side Jeff Van Gundy and Mike Breen on ABC.
Winner Kerr worked along side Marv Albert on TNT and has provided his voice for the in-game commentary of EA Sports video games.
Coaching
Winner Jackson was hired as the head coach of the Warriors in 2011 and was fired in 2014. Jackson helped the team to the post-season two of his three seasons as the head coach.
Kerr was hired as Golden State's head coach in May 2014.

The Winner Is

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Winner Steve Kerr
2 out of 3

Steve Kerr ultimately wins this one.
He had the better NBA Career, he's been more fun to watch as an analyst and has the better broadcasting career overall.
Kerr doesn't win in the coaching category for one reason and one reason only....this will be his first coaching job in the NBA. No one can sit here and say he is going to do better than Jackson until he does better than Jackson.

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