Black Coach In The NBA

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I the NFL there is 5 African American coaches out of thirty two teams. There are only seven black NBA coaches out of thirty teams. In Major League Baseball there are no black coaches/managers. Years ago there was one black manager/coach in MLB that won a championship that was back in the 70’s. In the NBA the teams are quicker to hire a white coach with no experience over a black coach with experience. Out of the seven black coaches five of them use to play the game. If we look at the NBA for the last three years there has been a decline of fifty percent in black coaches. It seems like there is a major race problem in the NBA. It’s even tougher on the black coaches seeing that there are no black general managers in the NBA. Over…show more content…
Last season nine rookie coaches was hired seven was white. I don’t understand this it seems even when a black coach was doing well they were let go. Mark Jackson head coach of the warriors was let go after winning seasons. He took the franchise to the playoffs the 3 years he was the there. He built the team up to later be fired and replaced by a white coach. The league had just five black head coaches from 1990 – 2000 with only have two black coaches in 1992. It’s crazy to know that the NBA has the same number of black coaches as it did in 1993 today. To me seeing that there are more black players in the game how come so little coaches? Some think that teams look at analytics and there’s a theory out there that suggest black assistant coaches aren’t ready. The other thing is that black coaches are said to be less intelligent and that they are less willing to adapt to the change. Maybe if the teams would give the black coach’s a chance things would be different. The owners want to win but they don’t want to win with a black coach. In my opinion I think some owners just don’t want to give that power to a black man or any…show more content…
After the Miami Marlins fired Ozzie Guillen, MLB has just four non-white managers in its ranks. While there is a higher percentage of white players in MLB and certainly fewer black players in baseball than the NFL the number of Hispanic and Latino players would lead one to believe that MLB teams would find cultural diversity an asset in a manager. As the game gets more global, that diversity has yet to fully resonate within the managerial ranks. The mission statement on the Minor League “To promote the game of baseball while providing affordable, fun, family-entertainment to all members of the diverse communities we serve. We achieve this by fostering an inclusive environment that provides ownership, investment, management, employment, business-to-business and fan participation opportunities that are enhanced and supported by grass roots initiatives focused on education, citizenship and leadership among our youth”. Maybe the major league should follow
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