Raptors 905 Head Coach Jama Mahlalela was born in Mbabane, Swaziland and grew up in Toronto, Canada. After a collegiate career at the University of British Colombia, Mahlalela began volunteering at camps for the Raptors. Now he has carved out a career for himself with the organization, having spent 5 years on the Toronto Raptors[…]
Los Angeles Clippers Assistant Coach Sam Cassell took his extensive basketball knowledge from the court to the bench after his impressive 16 year playing career. Now he is passionate about passing on his experience to the next generation of players, whether they’re professionals or just dribbling a ball for the first time. Watch his[…]
Watch New Orleans Pelicans Assistant Coach Darren Erman talk about how a kid from Kentucky went from being a lawyer to an NBA coach. Erman sacrificed nearly everything to pursue a dream that began when he watched the 1980 Louisville basketball team win the national title as a young child. Now his “eat, sleep,[…]
Watch Atlanta Hawks assistant coach recount a memory of meeting his basketball hero as a child. The 17-year NBA coaching veteran is currently on the 6th stop of his career, but it all got started for him in Houston. Hunt acknowledges those that gave him his shot and have played the biggest roles in his[…]
A great coach is a great coach, and this LA Clippers assistant draws inspiration from all across the sports world. New Hampshire native Brendan O’Connor has journeyed through professional basketball’s coaching gamut, having spent time in the USBL, CBA, IBL, and now with his fourth NBA team.