Warriors Central -- Get to know Mark Jackson
Warriors head coach Mark Jackson discusses who he idolized growing up and which goals he still hopes to achieve.
Was a warrior fans Mark Jackson. Head coach of your Golden State -- Caught up in New York City following great point guard guys without -- my game after as a kid. Forgot what Earl Monroe hurled the ball rolled over fifty. But the real big award that was fifteen my whole life growing up and I got -- it was Ervin Magic Johnson. Great point -- of several players. One of the quickest I want to have you had what were the highest jumper. I was not the most explosive arm but. I had to be smarter than everybody else. -- took pride in being a student of the game. And they give myself so much better where there was no lose situation on the course. It's not the basketball hall where I didn't understand what I was trying to accomplish what I needed to accomplish we're winning basket. Let's -- dropped by actually develop it as a kid playing against my brother who's much older than me I'd play one -- one. And he let me score until it was boring game and that he would dominate the game. But I had to develop a shot from what I've hit point game blocked shots. My dad -- have a conversation with him and he -- can find a job you love. You know about the work the government realized how what everybody else -- out. We're not like we're down it was a game a game emotionally involved. As a kid growing up seven years old I would sit in the corner. Listen live to -- games and now would be good player. I'd be the coach I'd be they announced I had a dream to do all three things I'm extremely blessed to have had opportunities. To be a player to vehicles now. And to have been -- in -- but I put myself in positions playing full all time great coaches Bob whole -- coaches. Told my coach Rick Pitino. Long would -- -- that in many others I stole from them in puddles out of the game before games and practices. Really put myself in position to be successful closers.