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Coach Nurse and Coach Bjorkgren Together at NBA All-Star

Photograph via The Star Great article by Lori Ewing of The Canadian Press on Toronto Raptors Coaches Nick Nurse and Nate Bjorkgren and how their friendship began at the University of South Dakota and has led them to coaching together at the 2020 All-Star Game. Check out the full article at: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/basketball/article-raptors-nick-nurse-nate-bjorkgren-excited-to-coach-at-nba-all-star/

Coach JD DuBois and The Right Conversation

(Photograph via Everyone Has a Story website) On Thursday evening, JD DuBois and Everyone Has a Story (EHAS) hosted a panel focused on mental health to kickoff the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend. EHAS is a non-profit organization founded by Detroit Pistons Assistant Coach JD DoBois in 2016. The organization focuses on promoting compassion for others[…]

Mike Brown to Coach Olympic-bound Nigeria Basketball Team

Congratulations to Golden State Warriors Assistant Coach Mike Brown on being named the Head Coach of the Nigerian national basketball team that is heading to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Check out the full article here: https://www.espn.com/olympics/basketball/story/_/id/28636069/warriors-mike-brown-coach-olympic-bound-nigeria-men-hoops-team 

JJ Outlaw – Whoever You Are, Stay True to That

Cleveland Cavaliers Assistant Coach JJ Outlaw grew up around the NBA with his father Coach John Outlaw. JJ knew that after playing for the Philadelphia Eagles, he wanted to follow his father’s footsteps and coach in the NBA. From starting in the video room with the Los Angeles Lakers, to becoming an Assistant Coach first[…]

The Brooklyn Nets Coaching Staff Hosted a Coaches Clinic for Over 100 Local Coaches

On January 8, 2020, the Brooklyn Nets Basketball Academy hosted a Coaches Clinic where over 100 Coaches received training and tips from members of the Brooklyn Nets Coaching Staff. To conclude the evening Positive Coaching Alliance made a presentation about “Coaching for Winning & Life Lessons.” Check out the full article here: https://www.nba.com/nets/gallery/2020/01/10/brooklyn-nets-basketball-academy-coaches-clinic