Jack Donohue: Showing that sneakers can be an alternative to skates
Perhaps, in this wide world of sports fanatics, there are people willing to sit down at a kitchen table and talk basketball…nothing else…for six hours. But add to the fact that the subject is Canadian basketball and those numbers will dwindle drastically. The late Jack Donohue was one such willing individual. It was 20 years ago, nearly to the month, that this scribe had the opportunity to go one-on-one with the legendary Canadian icon. Coach Donohue would spend three more years as head coach of our senior men’s national team before calling it quits in 1988. The 17 years spent at the helm would, to this day, find him in the history books as the longest-serving head coach in amateur or professional sports in Canada. And […]
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