SOURCE: The Undefeated, Marc J. Spears During the summer of 1990, I made numerous trips to Cherry Park in San Jose, California, to play some of the best pickup basketball in the Bay Area. It’s where you learned toughness playing against grown men, were challenged playing against former and current college players and high school[…]
SOURCE: The Undefeated, William C. Rhoden What makes a great NBA coach? A question with a multitude of answers has intensified throughout the NBA playoffs, but especially in the East. The centers of attention are Brad Stevens and Tyronn Lue. Stevens is described as the Celtics’ “bright young coach” who wins with strategy and[…]
What started as a way of letting out frustration turned into a career as a professional player and now NBA Coach for New Orleans Pelican’s Assistant Fred Vinson. The NBCA takes a look his journey to NBA coaching from his childhood in Murfreesboro, NC.
Source: ESPN Golden State’s Steve Kerr has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, given to an NBA coach in recognition of his cooperation with media and fans as well as excellence on the court. The Professional Basketball Writers Association announced the winner Tuesday. The award is named for Tomjanovich, the former Houston Rockets coach. Kerr, who also won[…]
New Orleans Pelicans Coach Alvin Gentry discusses his journey throughout the coaching world of the NBA. Coach Gentry got his start in NBA coaching with Coach Larry Brown and the San Antonio Spurs in 1989. Since then, Coach Gentry has been with many different teams, and has been the head coach of the New Orleans[…]