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Jeff Van Gundy

Jeff Van Gundy
Jeff Van Gundy (right) was the coach for the Rockets from 2003 to 2007.
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Birth nameJeffrey William Van Gundy
Birth dateJanuary 19, 1962(age 52)
Place of birthHemet, California

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Jeffrey William "Jeff" Van Gundy (born January 19, 1962) is a former American basketball head coach. He coached most recently with the National Basketball Association's Houston Rockets. Van Gundy attended Yale University before transferring to Menlo College and ultimately graduated from New York's Nazareth College in 1985.

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Raissman: JVG back at MSG with TV team - New York Daily News Tweet this news
New York Daily News--Former Knicks coach -Jeff Van Gundy- (c.), with broadcasting partners Mark Jackson (l.) and Mike Breen (r.), led the Knicks to six playoff berths and one NBA Finals during his tenure. Jeff (Shecky) Van Gundy has played the Garden befo - Date : Fri, 22 Apr 2011 09:02:39 GMT+00:00
Rondo's reappearance act - ESPN Tweet this news
ESPN--ESPN's Mike Breen, -Jeff Van Gundy-, and Mark Jackson discuss the Celtics' dominant performance over the Knicks in Game 3. NEW YORK -- Raise your hand if you've seen enough. There were moments when you might have been able to make a . - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 04:50:03 GMT+00:00
Van Gundy recalls Knicks last playoff win at Garden - New York Post Tweet this news
New York Post--It's hard to imagine that anyone remembers the last Knicks playoff win in the Garden more vividly than -Jeff Van Gundy-. The former Knicks coach still can describe the 2001 Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Raptors. ... - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 11:14:51 GMT+00:00
Denton's Notebook: April 22, 2011 - OrlandoMagic.com Tweet this news
OrlandoMagic.com--Van Gundy said he had heard the assessment of his brother, ABC/ESPN analyst -Jeff Van Gundy-, that the Hawks are the more talented team in the series. Naturally, the Magic's coach didn't agree, but didn't want to get into - Date : Sat, 23 Apr 2011 05:29:09 GMT+00:00
All NBA brawls are measured against the one starring Jeff Van Gundy - Tucson Citizen Tweet this news
Tucson Citizen--But all NBA blow-ups have to be compared to the one between Alonzo Mourning and then Knicks coach -Jeff Van Gundy- in 1998. The site of Van Gundy hanging onto Mourning's leg still brings chuckles from Patrick Ewing. This entry was pos - Date : Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:42:16 GMT+00:00
Krieger: Nuggets' task is to change conventional thinking in NBA - Denver Post Tweet this news
Denver Post--"They went to the Western Conference finals two years ago," said -Jeff Van Gundy-, the former coach. "I think it's far too early to judge who won, who's more dangerous." "To me, it's - Date : Mon, 04 Apr 2011 07:04:54 GMT+00:00
Boston Celtics: Shaq's Injury and the Number One Worry for the Postseason - Bleacher Report Tweet this news
Bleacher Report--Will the Heat beat the Bulls' season record (a genius perspective by -Jeff Van Gundy- and co.)? Are the Lakers too old? Are the Mavericks now the team to beat in the West (yeah, right)? I won't delve into my extensive opinion on - Date : Mon, 04 Apr 2011 08:27:51 GMT+00:00
New York Knicks Should Hire Jeff Van Gundy as Their Next Coach - Bleacher Report Tweet this news
Bleacher Report--The right man for the Knicks' coaching job is -Jeff Van Gundy-. Van Gundy is beloved in New York for his previous tenure with the Knicks, where he led them to the NBA Finals. JVG would bring a defense-first mentality that D'Anto - Date : Tue, 22 Mar 2011 19:41:03 GMT+00:00
Bilas doesn't retreat on early VCU criticism - Charlotte Observer Tweet this news
Charlotte Observer--A sampling of Bilas's tweets from the past week: About to do a charity event for -Jeff Van Gundy-, along with Dick Vitale. Or, it could be just a Hair Club for Men meeting. Not sure. Charles Barkley: "San Antonio, that&ap - Date : Sat, 02 Apr 2011 04:22:57 GMT+00:00
Nuggets Slay The Sleepwalking Lakers; Knicks Beat A Nemesis - Dime Magazine Tweet this news
Dime Magazine--At one point after a great pass from Lawson led to a Gallinari dunk, -Jeff Van Gundy- said that he thinks Lawson is as good a fast-break passer as anyone. Jeff, have you ever heard of Rajon Rondo? Or Steve Nash? … Finally, the Spurs ended - Date : Mon, 04 Apr 2011 11:44:56 GMT+00:00

Legend
Regular season G Games coached W Games won L Games lost
Post season PG Games coached PW Games won PL Games lost

Team Year G W L W - L% Finish PG PW PL Result

New York Knicks

The FranchiseFranchise * All-Time roster * Head coaches * Seasons * Current season
ArenasMadison Square Garden III * 69th Regiment Armory * Madison Square Garden IV
Head CoachesCohalan * Lapchick * Boryla * Levane * Braun * Donovan * Gallatin * McGuire * Holzman * Reed * Holzman * H. Brown * Hill * Pitino * Jackson * MacLeod * Riley * Nelson * Van Gundy * Chaney * Williams * Wilkens * Williams * L. Brown * Thomas * D'Antoni
General ManagersPodesta * Boryla * Donovan * Holzman * Donovan * DeBusschere * Stirling * Bianchi * Checketts * Grunfeld * Layden * Thomas * Walsh
D-League AffiliateSpringfield Armor
AdministrationMadison Square Garden, Inc. (Owner) * James Dolan (Chairman & CEO) * Donnie Walsh (President & GM of Basketball Ops.) * Mike D'Antoni (Head Coach)
Notable FiguresDick Barnett * Walt Bellamy * Bill Bradley * Carl Braun * Marcus Camby * Bill Cartwright * Dave Checketts * Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton * Dave DeBusschere * Patrick Ewing * Walt Frazier * Harry Gallatin * Marty Glickman * Ernie Grunfeld * Richie Guerin * Red Holzman * Allan Houston * Ned Irish * Mark Jackson * Phil Jackson * Larry Johnson * Bernard King * David Lee * Jerry Lucas * Anthony Mason * Stephon Marbury * Dick McGuire * Earl Monroe * Charles Oakley * Cal Ramsey * Willis Reed * Micheal Ray Richardson * Pat Riley * Nate Robinson * Latrell Sprewell * John Starks * Kurt Thomas * Trent Tucker * Kiki Vandeweghe * Jeff Van Gundy * Gerald Wilkins * Max Zaslofsky
Retired Numbers10 * 12 * 15 * 15 * 19 * 22 * 24 * 33 * 613
NBA Championships (2)1970 * 1973
RivalsPhiladelphia 76ers * Boston Celtics * Los Angeles Lakers * Chicago Bulls * Indiana Pacers * Miami Heat * New Jersey Nets * Toronto Raptors
Culture and LoreWillis Reed limping onto the court * Eddie * Spike Lee * Disputed Foul Against Scottie Pippen * 1994 NBA Finals * New York Rangers win Game 7 of 1994 Stanley Cup Finals * 1999 NBA Finals * Scott Layden * Isiah Thomas * Knickerbocker * Knicks Nuggets brawl * Whatever Happened to Micheal Ray? * Mike Walczewski * George Kalinsky
MediaTV: MSG Network * Radio: WEPN-AM * Current announcers: Mike Breen * Walt Frazier * Gus Johnson * John Andariese * Kelly Tripucka * Former announcers: Marv Albert * Bob Wolff

Houston Rockets

The FranchiseFranchise * Team History * Expansion Draft * All-Time roster * Seasons * Records * Draft history * Head coaches * Current season
ArenasSan Diego Sports Arena * Hofheinz Pavilion * HemisFair Arena * The Summit/Compaq Center * Toyota Center
Culture and LoreRed Rowdies * Clutch City * Game 7 of 1994 Stanley Cup Finals * Clutch The Rockets Bear * The Clock Incident * 13 in 33 * The Kiss of Death * The Dream Shake * The Glide
Head CoachesMcMahon * Hannum * Winter * Egan * Nissalke * Harris * Fitch * Chaney * Tomjanovich * Van Gundy * Adelman
NBA Championships (2)1994 * 1995
Western Conference
Titles (4)
1981 * 1986 * 1994 * 1995
Division Titles (4)1977 (Central) * 1986 (Midwest) * 1993 (Midwest) * 1994 (Midwest)
AdministrationOwner: Leslie Alexander * General Manager: Daryl Morey * Head Coach: Rick Adelman
Notable FiguresCharles Barkley * Rick Barry * Shane Battier * Matt Bullard * Sam Cassell * Carroll Dawson * Clyde Drexler * Mike Dunleavy, Sr. * Mario Elie * Steve Francis * Chuck Hayes * Elvin Hayes * Carl Herrera * Robert Horry * Juwan Howard * Eddie Johnson * Stu Lantz * John Lucas (II) * Moses Malone * Matt Maloney * Kevin Martin * Tony Massenburg * Vernon Maxwell * Rodney McCray * Tracy McGrady * Cuttino Mobley * Calvin Murphy * Dikembe Mutombo * Moochie Norris * Hakeem Olajuwon * Scottie Pippen * Robert Reid * Ralph Sampson * Luis Scola * Kenny Smith * Kenny Thomas * Otis Thorpe * Rudy Tomjanovich * Jeff Van Gundy * Walt Williams * Yao Ming
Retired Jerseys22 * 23 * 24 * 34 * 45 * CD
Hall of FamersCharles Barkley * Rick Barry * Clyde Drexler * Elvin Hayes * Moses Malone * Calvin Murphy * Hakeem Olajuwon
D-League AffiliateRio Grande Valley Vipers
RivalsDallas Mavericks * Los Angeles Lakers * Utah Jazz * New Orleans Hornets * San Antonio Spurs
SuperstarsRalph Sampson * Tracy McGrady * Charles Barkley * Moses Malone * Clyde Drexler * Hakeem Olajuwon * Steve Francis * Yao Ming * Kevin Martin
MediaTV: KTXH * Fox Sports Houston * Radio: KILT * Announcers: Bill Worrell * Clyde Drexler * Matt Bullard * Craig Ackerman

NBA on ABC

Related programsNBA Countdown * NBA Access with Ahmad Rashad * NBA Inside Stuff * College Basketball on ABC * NBA on ESPN (radio)
Related articlesRatings
CommentatorsList of ABC broadcasters * All-Star Game * Eastern Conference Finals * Western Conference Finals * NBA Finals
Key figuresGreg Anthony * Jon Barry * Mike Breen * Hubie Brown * Doris Burke * Howard Cosell * Bob Cousy * Sean Elliott * Chet Forte * Jim Gordon * Chuck Howard * Keith Jackson * Mark Jackson * Magic Johnson * Al Michaels * Brad Nessler * Dan Patrick * Doc Rivers * Bill Russell * Lisa Salters * Chris Schenkel * Stuart Scott * Michele Tafoya * Mike Tirico * Tom Tolbert * Jack Twyman * Jeff Van Gundy * Bill Walton * Jerry West * Michael Wilbon
NBA Finals1965 * 1966 * 1967 * 1968 * 1969 * 1970 * 1971 * 1972 * 1973 * 2003 * 2004 * 2005 * 2006 * 2007 * 2008 * 2009 * 2010 * 2011 * 2012 * 2013 * 2014 * 2015 * 2016
All-Star Game1968 * 1969 * 1970 * 1971 * 1972 * 1973
Music"Can't Get Enough" * "Let's Get It Started" * "ABC" * "Lose My Breath" * "This Is How a Heart Breaks" * "Runnin' Down a Dream" * "Right Now" * "It Ends Tonight" * "Nine Lives" * "Rip This Joint"
Lore"I think we see Willis coming out!" * Lakers Pistons rivalry * Celtics Lakers rivalry



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