From Austin to the NBA: Quin Snyder’s route

The Spurs coaches’ retreat is an annual event held by coach Gregg Popovich to begin the season, where coaches spend a few days watching film and exchanging ideas. Snyder was a part of the Spurs organization from 2007 to 2010, when he was head coach of the Austin Toros (now the Austin Spurs), the Spurs’[…]

Magic coach Jacque Vaughn supports Blessings in a Backpack program

  Orlando Magic and Magic Head Coach Jacque Vaughn Support Blessings in a Backpack Program Handing out Backpacks at Nap Ford Community School ORLANDO – By playing and coaching basketball nearly all of his life, Jacque Vaughn understands the importance of a healthy diet. Good nutrition, in fact, played a key role in him lasting 12[…]

L.A. Sports Council Names Rivers Coach Of Year

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. – Doc Rivers has been named the 2014 Coach of the Year by the L.A. Sports Council. Rivers was selected for guiding the Clippers to a franchise-record 57 regular season wins while navigating the team late in the year through a well-documented ownership controversy. The Clippers still made it to the Western Conference[…]

Hornacek’s Stoic, Composed Demeanor Invaluable for the Suns

Jeff Hornacek is an open-minded, poised leader who strongly believes in letting his players play – and not just his stars. That is to say, he places a major emphasis on the development of all his players including the bench – who currently rank tied for 1st in the NBA with 43.9 points per game scored by[…]