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[ESPN] Rockets' Ward to help coach high school hoops

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by CharlieMurphy, Jun 14, 2007.

  1. CharlieMurphy

    CharlieMurphy Contributing Member

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    Man, we're in the news everywhere. With JVG gone, there's no place for Ward on our team. I didn't think he wasn't much help to us anyways. Hello Mario Ellie!

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2904888
     
  2. ballaboy

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    One of my friends is a senior there this coming year. I'll call him and tell him about it.
     
  3. TheGM

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    Couldn't he get a head coaching job for High School. He was a NBA assistant coach for a couple years, yet he couldn't become head coach for High School.
     
  4. ballaboy

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    I'm sure UH or Rice would have happily given him an assistant position.
     
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    He's probably going to coach football and basketball at Westbury though.
     
  6. Deckard

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    Clearly, he's making a move that fits him, although it's a surprise. It's not like he needs the money. I wish him well.
     
  7. SamFisher

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    Isn't Charlie Ward a very hard core (fundamentalist?) christian? I would not be surprised if those considerations were involved in his decision, though I don't know much about Westbury Christian.
     
  8. Pringles

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    u sure youre not mistaken him for allan houston?
     
  9. Pringles

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    sorry, for the double post, samfisher is right about him being christian. my bad... i'm pretty sure ward could have been a head coach to any other high school team, wonder why he accepted the assistant job. :confused:
     
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    And I went out of my way not to mention it! :mad: ;)
     
  11. BigSherv

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    Westbury Christian is a VERY small school
     
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    As a few other people have said, you'd think he could have gotten the head coaching job at a high school. Ward wasn't the worst PG in the league on top of being an assistant for a few years. Weird.
     
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    They recruit their basketball players though. Ndi? Ebi played there. That guy wasn't even their best rebounder at the time. Westbury has potential to be the best program in Texas. I still can't fathom him taking an assistant job. You'd think Florida state might need someone. A recruiter, assistant coach, QB coach, you name it...
     
  14. Blatz

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    I think it's awesome that Ward wants to be an assistant at a high school here in Houston.
     
  15. Rulow00

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    I think this guys should be a football coach somewhere. He was a hell of player in college.
     
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    add "varsity team" to that list too...

    umm also winning a Heisman should proabably mean you can double as the football coach too...

    :confused:
     
  17. Precision340

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    Awesome news for Westbury and Charlie. I'm sure he'll make a big difference. Congrats!!
     
  18. TriCkz

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    Ebi did play there.

    Westbury is a very talented High School.

    It's a private school btw.
     
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