Kristian Winfield: It's on NBA players to save the Black head coach now

NEW YORK — There were at least nine Black, qualified candidates for Brooklyn’s head coaching job, including the incumbent Jacque Vaughn, who had won his players over in the Orlando bubble. The Nets did not hire any of them. Not Tyronn Lue, not Mark Jackson, not Alvin Gentry nor Nate McMillan.Not Ime Udoka, not Sam Cassell, not Jamahl Moseley, each of whom have been touted as exceptional, budding assistant coaches primed for a head coaching job in the near future. Black coaches do not get the quantity or quality of opportunities as their white counterparts. Brooklyn’s head coaching search is ju…

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