Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce’s Roots Have Brought Him a Long Way

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[…]

Tyronn Lue’s Impact as a Head Coach

  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[…]

Steve Kerr Wins 2018 Rudy Tomjanovich Award

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[…]

The NBA Coaching History of Pelicans Coach Alvin Gentry

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[…]