PHOENIX SUNS ASSISTANT COACH
In 2023, John Lucas III became an Assistant Coach for the Phoenix Suns. Coach Lucas was born in Washington, D.C. and first played for Baylor University and finished at Oklahoma State University. Lucas had a 12-year professional playing career with stops in Houston, Chicago, Toronto, Utah, Detroit, Minnesota, the NBA D League, as well as overseas in Italy, Spain, China, and Puerto Rico.
NBA COACHING EXPERIENCE
2023-Present – Phoenix Suns (Assistant Coach – Frank Vogel)
2021-2022 – Los Angeles Lakers (Assistant Coach – Frank Vogel)
2017-2019 – Minnesota Timberwolves (Assistant Coach – Tom Thibodeau)