Erik Spoelstra, Mike D’Antoni Share Inaugural NBCA Coach of Year Award

CHICAGO – After a season in which no NBA coaches were fired, it probably was appropriate that in the debut of its peer award, the National Basketball Coaches Association, would wind up in a tie. At their annual meetings in Chicago Friday morning, the league’s coaches presented the inaugural Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year[...]

Coach Earl Watson Honored with Latino Vanguard Award

The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) has honored Phoenix Suns Head Coach Earl Watson as this year’s recipient of the Latino Vanguard Award. The Latino Vanguard Award recognizes artists, authors and public figures who have transcended barriers in their lives and careers and whose contributions have elevated the image and quality of[...]

Coach Frank Vogel and Magic Players Help Aid After Hurricane Disaster

ORLANDO – Houston will always hold a special place in the heart of D.J. Augustin for what the city did in 2005 when his family was forced to flee New Orleans because of Hurricane Katrina. Now, with Houston still in recovery mode following the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, the Orlando Magic point guard wanted to[...]

Sixers Coach Brett Brown Coaching Local Youth Coaches

Brett Brown pounded his dribble at center court. He moved around the floor with the energy and enthusiasm of a rock star on stage. He answered questions thoughtfully and insightfully like a university professor in a classroom. The Sixers coach was in his classroom. Brown was teaching this night last October at the Sixers Training Complex.[...]

NBCA Mourns the Passing of Rollie Massimino

NEW YORK, August 31, 2017 – The membership of the National Basketball Coaches Association (all Head and Assistant Coaches in the NBA and its alumni group) mourn the passing of legendary coach, Rollie Massimino.    National Basketball Coaches Association President Rick Carlisle released the following statement:   “We recognize Coach Massimino as an iconic figure in[...]