2019 NBA Coaches Association Health and Heart Screening

During the 2019 Las Vegas Summer League, the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) teamed up with Athletic Heart to provide free Health and Heart Screenings for all NBA Coaches which allowed them to gather the necessary information about their health and make a game plan to address any potential issues that arise from the various[…]

Patrick Mutombo – The Journey of an Artist On and Off the Court

Defending NBA Champion and Toronto Raptors Assistant Coach Patrick Mutombo shares his journey, love of painting and how the connections he develops with his players not only allow him to impact their lives, but also helps him become a better leader. This story is a part of the NBCA Coaches Stories series. Join us as[…]

Scott Morrison – From Coaches Son to NBA Assistant Coach

Boston Celtics Assistant Coach Scott Morrison grew up a coach’s son and had the opportunity to learn a lot from his dad at a young age. Now as an NBA Assistant Coach Morrison has found a way to morph his own style and his dads together. One thing he has always found value in is[…]

Enjoy Your Journey, How David Vanterpool Made His Way to the NBA

According to Timberwolves Associate Head Coach David Vanterpool, the game of basketball always kept calling him. Coach Vanterpool’s journey has taken him from the playgrounds of Silver Spring, MD to Italy, China, Russia and beyond. Now as an NBA Coach he is imparting this mentality on his players: constantly learning from the journey more than[…]

2019 Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award Winner: Bill Bertka

Former Lakers Assistant Coach Bill Bertka has seen it all during his 50 year coaching career. The 10-time NBA champion has now added the Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award to his trophy collection. During this year’s NBA Summer League we had the opportunity to sit down with Coach Bertka to see what this[…]