Black NBA Coaches Play A Different Ballgame

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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 01:  Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors questions a call during their game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 1, 2014 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Ima
OAKLAND, CA - MAY 01: Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors questions a call during their game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 1, 2014 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Ima

In my previous post, I crunched the numbers to see whether black NBA coaches are afforded the same opportunities as their white counterparts. I have to admit that I was surprised myself to see little to no difference in tenures and winning percentages. Why is it so easy to believe that there's a disparity, and do the numbers tell the whole story?

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