<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - sports >> air-force-academy]]> http://gazette.com/rss/sports/air-force-academy Mon, 21 May 2018 11:09:26 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[David Ramsey: Former Air Force leader Jeff Bzdelik deserves another shot as NBA head coach]]> http://gazette.com/david-ramsey-former-air-force-leader-jeff-bzdelik-deserves-another-shot-as-nba-head-coach/article/1625532?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/david-ramsey-former-air-force-leader-jeff-bzdelik-deserves-another-shot-as-nba-head-coach/article/1625532?custom_click=rss

Jeff Bzdelik is the only coach to lead the Falcons of Air Force Academy, the Buffs of Colorado and the Nuggets of Denver.

He delivered so-so work in Boulder and the edge of Colorado Springs and was rewarded for his mediocrity with new jobs and massive leaps in pay. He did superlative work with the Nuggets and was rewarded by being fired. Make sense? Not at all.

Bzdelik should never again coach a college team. He doesn’t understand the college game and its heavy emphasis on recruiting. He never got the knack of teaching teen-age players. The Wake Forest student body busted out in mass celebration the day Bzdelik was fired in 2014.

But a wise NBA owner should give Bzdelik another chance as head coach.

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