Watch recently retired NBA coach and military veteran Jeff Bzdelik recount his career, shed light on getting a coaching job, and reflect on some of the people that had the biggest impact on him.
Jay Mahoney never thought Pat Sullivan would become a coach. Back when Sullivan was playing for the long-time Bogota boys basketball coach, Mahoney didn’t see that career in Sullivan’s future. But looking back, the traits were all there. Sullivan had the work ethic, the commitment, the desire to improve and learn. He never wanted to[…]
Go find something to love the way Charlotte Hornets lead assistant Jay Triano loves Canadian basketball. The former Raptors coach is back in Toronto for Monday’s game. Triano, who grew up on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, has a book coming out on his lifelong love affair with hoops and Canada. He’s in his[…]
NEW YORK, October 11, 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 Coach Tex Winter. During an impressive NBA career, Tex Winter coached for the Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers. Tex was the recipient[…]
“We just have to come in and do our jobs, get these guys ready to go and win games.” That’s the sentiment this season from Kings Assistant Player Development Coach Phil Ricci. After joining Sactown’s coaching staff last season, Ricci says he feels more accustomed to the NBA lifestyle. Gaining invaluable experience from the[…]