During ESPN's coverage of the NBA preseason meeting between the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night, commentator Jeff Van Gundy offered a suggestion for how the league should handle those convicted of domestic violence.
Van Gundy and announcer Mark Jones discussed the impending civil suit filed against Knicks guard Derrick Rose by a former girlfriend, which led to Van Gundy referencing a conference he attended on the subject of domestic violence, which featured speeches by NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent and Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith.
Former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy wants the NBA to make an example of players charged with domestic violence.
The Houston Rockets and New York Knicks met in the preseason this evening, and ESPN announcer Jeff Van Gundy used the occasion of Derrick Rose’s first appearance with the Knicks to make some points about domestic violence and how Ad...
Jeff Van Gundy advocates for a zero-tolerance policy in the NBA for domestic violence. The post Jeff Van Gundy: NBA Should Suspend Players for the Season for Domestic Violence appeared first on SLAMonline.
Under the NBA’s current collective bargaining agreement, the minimum penalty for a player convicted of a violent felony is a 10-game suspension. If ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy had his way, the minimum penalty would be much more seve...