ASSISTANT COACHES

ASSISTANT COACHES

Lindsey Harding Becomes First Female Coach in 76ers Franchise History

PHILADELPHIA – APRIL 10, 2019 – Philadelphia 76ers General Manager Elton Brand announced today that the team has promoted Lindsey Harding to Player Development Coach. “Lindsey Harding has quickly become a valued member of our organization and she possesses a great basketball mind,” said 76ers General Manager Elton Brand. “Promoting Lindsey to Player Development Coach[…]

How Sam Cassell Helped Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders Grow as a Coach

The NBA family is a close one, and most relationships have some history. Ryan Saunders’ relationship with Sam Cassell has plenty of layers. Both have a special place in Timberwolves history. Cassell was part of the 2004 Western Conference Finals team and although he played only two seasons with the Wolves, those two seasons were[…]

Clippers Assistant Coach Natalie Nakase is Living Out Her Dream Coaching in the NBA

Natalie Nakase is conspicuous among the towering men who, like her, are playing out their dreams on the Clippers’ practice courts. Instructing, high-fiving, passing, cajoling, prodding, commanding attention and effort, she is, unlike them, petite, female, of Japanese descent – “a really good example of the fact that passion for basketball can come in a[…]

Mike Weinar – Mavericks Assistant Has Been a Part of Championships at NCAA and NBA Level

Dallas Mavericks Assistant Coach Mike Weinar cut his teeth as a grad assistant at the University of Florida, where, during his time there, they won back to back NCAA Championships. After his tutelage under Billy Donovan, Coach Weinar joined Rick Carlisle’s staff and shortly after won an NBA championship. Despite his success early on in[…]