Phil Jackson Out of Line With His Comments on Kevin Durant

April 15th, 2010 by Jon Herrmann Leave a reply »
Phil Jackson's comments on Wednesday about Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant are puzzling to say the least.

"Yeah, by the calls he gets, he really gets to the line a lot, I'll tell ya," said Jackson.

This comes just a few games after Kevin Garnett's expletive-filled explanation of his own feelings toward the calls Durant gets, saying it was like playing "Michael (expletive) Jordan," and all this after the controversial no-call against Durant in the Thunder's overtime loss to the Jazz.

Whether or not Durant gets the calls doesn't matter a lot, it's the people that have been calling him out.

First Kevin Garnett, who plays on a team where the media have dubbed their superstar trio "The Big Three."  I'm sure in the past couple of years the Celtics have never gotten a close call in their favor.  No way does a team that put together a roster that was touted as a championship team before the season ever started in 2008 get a call going their way.  That would just be something ridiculous.

And then Phil Jackson.  Jackson has won 10 championships and is a very good coach.  He should know what it mea ...

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