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[...]
NBA COACHES GIVING BACK
Atlanta Hawks President of Basketball Operations/Head Coach Mike Budenholzer announced today plans to partner with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and launch an Assists for Hunger Program during the 2016-17 season. Budenholzer has pledged to donate $15 for every assist the Hawks record during the regular season this season with a final minimum contribution of[...]
Grizzlies Head Coach David Fizdale purchases 500 tickets to be given away for Wednesday’s Season Opener
Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach David Fizdale has purchased 500 tickets to Wednesday’s Season Opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves and will distribute them to fans tomorrow after practice at approximately 1 p.m. in the FedExForum Grand Lobby. Fizdale purchased the tickets as a thank you to Grizz Nation for their overwhelming support since he arrived in Memphis.
Brett Brown is the son of a coach. He played at Boston University for future two-time NCAA champion Rick Pitino. Before his time started as Sixers’ coach in 2013, the Maine native assisted Spurs’ boss Gregg Popovich, who’s won five titles in San Antonio. He lives for the profession and the lessons that come with it. “I enjoy[...]
Scott Brooks is back doing what he loves again, coaching the NBA’s Washington Wizards. The former UCI basketball star was the head coach at Oklahoma City from 2008-15, and led the Thunder to four Northwest Division titles and the NBA finals in 2012. Brooks has remained true to his Alma mater at UCI, lending his[...]