Source: Trent Toone, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Standing at 7-feet tall, Los Angeles center Brook Lopez is taller than Lakers assistant coach Mark Madsen, who is 6-9, but Lopez still looks up to Madsen in many ways. Both big men played college basketball at Stanford University. Lopez appreciates Madsen’s high-energy, “Mad Dog” mentality[…]
Toronto Raptors Assistant Coach Rex Kalamian brings a fiery passion to the court each and every day. We took a look at his journey to NBA coaching from his childhood in East Los Angeles. More video content from the NBA Coaches Association here: http://www.youtube.com/c/NBAcoachesAssociation
Source: Fred Katz, The Norman Transcript SAN ANTONIO — It took long enough. Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks will finally be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Cheeks has been eligible to make the Hall since 1998, five years after he retired from a 15-year playing career that[…]
Source: Tom D’Angelo, Palm Beach Post MIAMI – Erik Spoelstra was a little busy to watch assistant Dan Craig’s unofficial NBA coaching debut Sunday, but he has caught up since spending that day welcoming his first child into the world. Spoelstra, who returned to the bench for Tuesday’s convincing victory over Cleveland after he and his wife,[…]
Source: NBA.com In this inspirational and motivating video, Chicago Bulls Assistant Coach Nate Loenser talks about his journey to the NBA.