Jasper Tribute Videos
Noah Schwartz, Sports Editor
The following videos are a series of tributes from notable people around the basketball world congratulating Pascack Valley girls basketball coach Jeff Jasper on his 1,000th win.
Dunn is currently the girls basketball coach and football coach at Northern Valley Old Tappan. Jasper and Dunn have long been close friends.
Jeff Van Gundy
Van Gundy currently serves a color commentator on ESPN's coverage of the NBA. He was formerly the Head Coach of the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets.
Curry currently serves as an analyst on the Yankees pregame and postgame shows on the YES Network. He previously was a baseball writer for the New York Times. Curry is a resident of River Vale.
O'Connor is a sports columnist for ESPN and also hosts a radio show. He has written multiple bestselling books. He is a River Vale resident.
Fraschilla is a basketball analyst for ESPN, mostly focusing on the collegiate level and the NBA draft. He also coached at Manhattan College, St. John's, and New Mexico.
Vitale is a college basketball analyst on ESPN. He has long been one of college basketball's most prominent figures. Prior to becoming a broadcaster, Vitale was the Head Coach for the University of Detroit men's basketball team, as well as the coach of the NBA's Detroit Pistons.
Johnson currently serves as the men's basketball coach at the University of Alabama. He previously played and coached in the NBA. He also has worked multiple stints as an ESPN NBA analyst.
Hollenberg is a Pascack Valley graduate and former Smoke Signal staffer. A graduate of Syracuse University, he works as a play-by-play man for ESPN. He also contributes as a studio analyst for the Tampa Bay Rays and as a reporter for the NFL Network.
Sterling is the girls basketball coach at Secaucus High School. He has long been a close friend to Jasper.
Greenberg is a game and studio analyst for ESPN, mainly covering college basketball. He was the Head Coach at Virginia Tech from 2003-2012, and also coached at South Florida and Long Beach State.
Shaka Smart is the current men's basketball coach at Texas, and held the job at VCU from 2009-2015. Prior to that, he was a player at Kenyon College for four years.