ASSISTANT COACHES

ASSISTANT COACHES

Pat Sullivan Close to Home Coaching with the Knicks

Jay Mahoney never thought Pat Sullivan would become a coach. Back when Sullivan was playing for the long-time Bogota boys basketball coach, Mahoney didn’t see that career in Sullivan’s future. But looking back, the traits were all there. Sullivan had the work ethic, the commitment, the desire to improve and learn. He never wanted to[…]

Hornets Don’t Mind Jay Triano’s Passion for Basketball in Canada

Go find something to love the way Charlotte Hornets lead assistant Jay Triano loves Canadian basketball. The former Raptors coach is back in Toronto for Monday’s game. Triano, who grew up on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, has a book coming out on his lifelong love affair with hoops and Canada. He’s in his[…]

NATIONAL BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF COACH TEX WINTER

NEW YORK, October 11, 2018 – The membership of the National Basketball Coaches Association (all Head and Assistant Coaches in the NBA and its alumni group) mourn the passing of Coach Tex Winter. During an impressive NBA career, Tex Winter coached for the Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers. Tex was the recipient[…]

Kings Assistant Coach Phil Ricci Excited for 2018-19 Season

  “We just have to come in and do our jobs, get these guys ready to go and win games.” That’s the sentiment this season from Kings Assistant Player Development Coach Phil Ricci. After joining Sactown’s coaching staff last season, Ricci says he feels more accustomed to the NBA lifestyle. Gaining invaluable experience from the[…]