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Lionel Hollins Introduced as Brooklyn Nets Head Coach

  Lionel Hollins was introduced as the Brooklyn Net’s new head coach at a Monday morning press conference, following last week’s stunning departure of Jason Kidd.  “I’m all about who wants me,” Hollins said. “I’m here and I’m excited, and I’m moving forward.” Hollins is known as a strong defensive coach, with the Grizzlies holding[…]

Rick Carlisle Returns to SLU for Student Basketball Camp

Rick Carlisle, Dallas Mavericks head coach, talked to young athletes at St. Lawrence University’s boys and girls basketball camp Monday during his visit to St. Lawrence University in Canton. Upon his visit he gave praise, ran drills, and even demonstrated plays with the students. via www.watertowndailytimes.com

Quin Snyder & Jazz Staff Host Special Olympics Clinic

On Saturday, Quin Snyders and the Jazz hosted a private basketball clinic for 30 Special Olympics Utah athletes with 2014 Utah Jazz NBA Draft picks Danté Exum and Rodney Hood, as well as members of the Jazz coaching and basketball operations staff.

Cavaliers hire Lue as assistant

Tyronn Lue is joining the Cavaliers as a coach after all. Lue, who had two interviews during Cleveland’s recent coaching search but didn’t get the job, was hired as an associate head coach on new Cavs coach David Blatt’s staff. General manager David Griffin was impressed with Lue as he looked for a coach, and[…]