Hollins’ Africa trip a ‘life-changing experience’

Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins always appreciates the time he gets to spend in Africa motivating and encouraging the locals. It’s part of the reason he keeps coming back. This week, Hollins made his fifth trip to the continent as part of the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders program. He will coach Team World in an[…]

Celtics’ Brad Stevens soaking in Africa experience

Celtics coach Brad Stevens is among a large NBA contingent in Johannesburg this week, as the league expands its global footprint with its first game on African soil. But for Stevens, the opportunity is much less about branding than it is about having an impact and soaking up an unfamiliar culture. “When you’re touring the[…]

Kings hire Nancy Lieberman as assistant coach

New Sacramento Kings assistant Nancy Lieberman recalls a conversation with Pat Riley a couple of years back when she explained to the Miami Heat executive how much she wanted to keep coaching at basketball’s highest level.”When I said to him, `You know, I really would like to coach,’ and he said, `You would?’ and he[…]

Becky Hammon, Spurs claim Las Vegas Summer League title

The NBA Coaches Association would like to congratulate Becky Hammon on being  the first-ever female head coach at the NBA Summer League and leading the San Antonio Spurs to the 2015  Samsung NBA Summer League Championship! LAS VEGAS — Becky Hammon made history when she became the first female head coach in NBA summer league.[…]

Men’s Wearhouse Teams Up With NBA Coaches Association For 8th Annual National Suit Drive

FREMONT, Calif. – July 21, 2015 – Men’s Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) continues its eighth annual National Suit Drive, in an effort to collect much-needed donations of gently-used professional attire for unemployed Americans. The brand is enlisting the professional sports community to rally fans and reach the goal of 250,000 donations by July 31. Pro football[…]