The Michael Jordan vs. Bryon Russell Challenge

Michael Jordan, Bryon Russell, Basketball Challenge

Interesting the way things happen in life. Months ago, Utah Flash (The NBA minor league team I help coach) owner Brandt Andersen made a public challenge for both Bryon Russell and Michael Jordan to come to Orem Utah to play in a symbolic one-on-one game commemorating past times. ๐Ÿ™‚ Brandt himself pledged a check for … Read more

I just took a new job!

Mark Madsen took new job

I just signed a one year contract to be an assistant coach with the Utah Flash, located in Orem Utah…..and I’m excited to start coaching! One week ago I went to a Timberwolves game and it was surreal to be up in the stands watching my old teammates and friends, Al Jefferson, Kevin Love, Gomes, … Read more

2005-06 Mad Dog Diary Week 6

Lakers, Scramento, Staples Center, Los Angeles, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Special Assistant Coach, NBA

Currently weโ€™re on a four-game road trip and we just beat Sacramento, after defeating my old team the Lakers on Friday night. When we pulled up to Staples Center in Los Angeles, the team bus was directed down into โ€œThe Tunnelโ€, which is another word for the ultra-private, underground parking garage. Yes, in keeping with … Read more