NBCA and NBA Partner to Provide Continuing Professional Development Opportunities Through the NBA Coaches Equality Initiative

“New database, coaching summit can establish path for women in NBA” Thank you to the Sports Business Journal and Shira Springer for highlighting the work the NBCA and NBA are doing to provide continuing professional development opportunities through the NBA Coaches Equality Initiative and the new database launching later this season. “If the database works[…]

Pelicans Assistant Coach Teresa Weatherspoon Becomes the 11th Female Coach in the NBA

The Pelicans hired WNBA legend Teresa Weatherspoon on Thursday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Weatherspoon will work in a “player development role,” with New Orleans, per Wojnarowski. A 2019 inductee into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, Weatherspoon joins New Orleans with an impressive list of career accolades. She won the national championship with Louisiana Tech in[…]

Mark Daigneault’s Path to the NBA

The game had ended hours ago, but Mark Daigneault still sat in his office with Michael Frazier. This was before Daigneault’s five-year G League stint as head coach of the Blue and his transition to Thunder assistant coach last month. He was a Florida assistant, coaching under Billy Donovan. And Frazier — then a Gators[…]