ASSISTANT COACHES

ASSISTANT COACHES

Coach Becky Hammon’s Determination to Inspire the Next Generation

Great work by Cadillac & 60 Second Docs in honoring Coach Becky Hammon’s determination to achieve greatness as an NBA Coach and continue to inspire the next generation of players and coaches. Coach Hammon feels her unique journey in being under-recruited, undrafted, and overcoming the odds, has prepared her to tackle any challenges she’s faced[…]

Memphis Grizzlies Taylor Jenkins and Sonia Raman join the Patel and Kumar NBA Show

Great interview by Shivam Patel and Vinod Muthkumar as they speak with Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Taylor Jenkins and Assistant Coach Sonia Raman about the excitement surrounding the Grizzlies’ young core and bright future. Click here for the full interview: https://in.nba.com/news/ive-been-embraced-as-an-indian-woman-sonia-raman-first-indian-origin-female-coach-in-the-nba/rr3n5jbmhfoc1juix60cqvj8h

Wrongful Conviction Day – Coach Umlauf

“[Exonerated people] have spent more than 23,000 years in jail for crimes they did not commit. It’s just hard to wrap your head around that.” – Chicago Bulls Assistant Coach Karen Stack Umlauf. Join the NBA Coaches Association as we support the work of the Innocence Project and Innocence Network this Wrongful Conviction Day.

Jay Hernandez’s Unique Journey to the Hornets Coaching Staff

Great work by Nick Kapatos of Hofstra University, covering Coach Jay Hernandez’s journey from Hofstra University to the Charlotte Hornets as Assistant Coach/Director of Player Development. Hernandez, a Long Island native, describes how his time in Hempstead prepared him in various ways – “whether that’s in corporate America or now being an NBA coach.” As[…]