ASSISTANT COACHES

ASSISTANT COACHES

NATIONAL BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF COACH DON NEWMAN

NEW YORK, September 12, 2018 – The membership of the National Basketball Coaches Association (all Head and Assistant Coaches in the NBA and its alumni group) mourn the passing of legendary Assistant Coach, Don Newman. Coach Newman won two NBA championships and was instrumental to the success of the San Antonio Spurs as an assistant[…]

David Vanterpool’s Transition From Playing to Coaching

Source: pamplinmedia.com David Vanterpool started his coaching career after playing his final season with European power CSKA Moscow in 2007. Even now after his playing days are over he looks fondly on his experiences playing abroad and 5 championships. In fact, Vanterpool gives much of the credit to his teammates and the situations they put[…]

Los Angeles Clippers Assistant Coach Natalie Nakase’s Journey to Coaching in the NBA

Source: Michelle Uzeta, clipsnation.com Six years ago Natalie Nakase told former NBA point guard and Phoenix Suns coach Earl Watson that she wanted to coach in the NBA. Through hard work and steely determination, she has finally reached that goal. In 2018-19, Nakase will be just the fourth woman to coach during a regular NBA[…]

Tim Grgurich Named 2018 Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award winner

Las Vegas, July 10, 2018—Tim Grgurich, a basketball lifer who is widely credited with being at the forefront of player development in the NBA, is the 2018 Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award winner, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) announced today. “Simply put, Tim Grgurich is the godfather of modern player development,” said[…]