Pelicans Assistant Coach Teresa Weatherspoon Becomes the 11th Female Coach in the NBA

The Pelicans hired WNBA legend Teresa Weatherspoon on Thursday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Weatherspoon will work in a “player development role,” with New Orleans, per Wojnarowski. A 2019 inductee into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, Weatherspoon joins New Orleans with an impressive list of career accolades. She won the national championship with Louisiana Tech in[…]

Mark Daigneault’s Path to the NBA

The game had ended hours ago, but Mark Daigneault still sat in his office with Michael Frazier. This was before Daigneault’s five-year G League stint as head coach of the Blue and his transition to Thunder assistant coach last month. He was a Florida assistant, coaching under Billy Donovan. And Frazier — then a Gators[…]

Bill Bertka Named 2019 Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award winner

Las Vegas, July 10, 2019—Bill Bertka, a basketball lifer and a pioneering proponent of film study, advance scouting and player development, is the 2019 Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award winner, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) announced today. “Bill Bertka is an NBA coaching legend and a true basketball lifer,” said Dallas Mavericks[…]