ASSISTANT COACHES

ASSISTANT COACHES

Rockets Honor Sam Cassell for 50th Season Anniversary

The Houston Rockets honored Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Sam Cassell during a game between the two teams on December 30, 2016.  Cassell played in Houston the first 3 seasons of his career, helping them earn NBA championships in his first 2.

Darrell Walker brings NBA experience and new attitude to Clark Atlanta University

There’s a wind of change coming to Clark Atlanta University, a historically black university in the heart of Atlanta — change coming by way of the school’s Division II men’s basketball program and its new head basketball coach, Darrell Walker. “Just because you’re in Division II doesn’t mean you have to act like it,” said Walker[...]

Hornets associate head coach designs shoes to support breast cancer awareness

You can’t miss Patrick Ewing on the Hornets practice court and not just because he’s a hall of famer with over 24,000 career points. Breast cancer hits home for Hornets assistant coach Patrick Ewing, whose two older sisters were diagnosed with the disease. One of his sisters, Pauline, passed away. During the month of October, he’s[...]

Kaleb Canales opens coaching door for Hispanics in the NBA

Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Kaleb Canales, Mexican-American from Laredo, Texas, is breaking barriers in the NBA. The Mavs assistant coach and offensive coordinator, has his sight set on one day becoming a head coach in the NBA. ESPNDeportes.com’s Carlos Nava sat down with Kaleb Canales. Read the interview in Spanish here. Watch the story here: ESPN

Mike Brown relishes fresh start with Warriors

In early July, Mike Brown was hired as Kerr’s top assistant, replacing Luke Walton — now head coach of the Lakers — on a staff tasked with a singular objective: Meld the most heralded group of players in NBA history. The former NBA Coach of the Year has worked with LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal[...]