ASSISTANT COACHES

ASSISTANT COACHES

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[...]

Raptors Announce Assistant Coaching Staff

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have hired Patrick Mutombo and Jim Sann as assistant coaches on Head Coach Dwane Casey’s staff. In addition, assistant coach Jama Mahlalela has been promoted and will move to the front of the bench for the upcoming season. Kalamian enters his second season with the Raptors, while Nurse returns[...]

Utah Jazz Finalize Coaching Staff

The Utah Jazz announced today that, following several promotions, the team has finalized head coach Quin Snyder’s coaching staff for the 2016-17 season. Assistant coach Igor Kokoskov has been promoted, and will move to the front of the bench.  Zach Guthrie has been elevated to assistant coach/basketball strategy after joining the staff as manager of basketball strategy/technology prior to the 2015-16 season.  Lamar Skeeter was also promoted to assistant[...]

Frank Vogel and staff host coaching clinic

Being a successful basketball coach requires much more than just understanding the X’s and O’s of the game. Winning coaches relate to their players and earn their trust. They stick to their disciplines and principles. They recognize and appreciate the importance of team chemistry and continuity. Valuing sportsmanship and a strong work ethic are also[...]