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Eddie Jordan: Back to Basics

Former NBA coach returns to guide his high school basketball squad

When the Philadelphia 76ers fired head coach Eddie Jordan, he knew it was not the final buzzer for him.

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Instead he saw it as an opportunity to do what he had always wanted — coach "pure basketball" to kids at his alma mater, Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington, D.C. And he does it for free, spending hours in the gym helping young men achieve "class and dignity." Jordan may return to pro ball someday, but for now, he's happy with his fulfilling timeout. My Generation learns more.

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