Lakers Announce Assistant Coach Hires

The Los Angeles Lakers today announced the hiring of Associate Head Coach Brian Shaw and Assistant Coach Jesse Mermuys to Head Coach Luke Walton’s coaching staff. In addition, Mark Madsen has been retained as an Assistant Coach. Shaw returns to the Lakers organization after winning five championships with the franchise; three as a player (2000-02)[…]

NBCA Announces the Inaugural Tex Winter Award

New York, June 30, 2016—The NBA Coaches Association is proud to announce the establishment of the National Basketball Coaches Association Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award. The Award is named after iconic NBA Coach Tex Winter, a long-time assistant who has been an integral part of the coaching staff of 10 NBA championships teams,[…]

Orlando Magic Finalize Coaching Staff

via ORLANDO – The Orlando Magic have named Chad Forcier, Corliss Williamson and David Adelman assistant coaches. Per team policy, terms of the deals are not disclosed. In addition Jay Hernandez will remain as assistant coach/player development, completing Frank Vogel’s coaching staff. “Our staff possesses a tremendous work ethic, has great attention to detail, and[…]

Pacers Announce Coaching Staff

via INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Pacers head coach Nate McMillan announced his coaching staff for the 2016-17 National Basketball Association season on Monday. Returning to the bench will be assistant coaches Dan Burke and Popeye Jones. Joining them will be veteran NBA assistant Bill Bayno. David McClure joins the staff as player development coach. “This staff[…]

Spurs Assistant Becky Hammon to have Jersey Retired by Former Team

On Tuesday, the WNBA honored 5’6″ Becky Hammon as one of its 20 greatest players of all time.  An accolade she didn’t take lightly.  “Let’s just face it: The average girl is not 6-3. I look very average,” Hammon said. “So I was somebody that most people could relate to and kind of dream with[…]