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Suns Assistant Coach Corey Gaines Excels Beyond the Court

Phoenix Suns assistant coach Corey Gaines is always moving. Always. He’s 50-years-old, but doesn’t look a day over 30. Maybe it’s because he’s worked out multiple times per day for decades. Eats clean. Takes immaculate care of himself. Gaines, though, is far from a “square.” When he was head coach of the 2009 WNBA Champion[…]

Sixers hire D’Antoni as associate head coach

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers today announced the team has agreed to terms with Mike D’Antoni to become Associate Head Coach. D’Antoni brings 25 years of coaching experience to the Sixers’ staff, including 12 seasons as an NBA head coach. D’Antoni most recently served as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers from 2012-2014 after[…]

Nancy Lieberman Inspires at She Shares

Kings Assistant Coach Nancy Lieberman made a special appearance at Wednesday’s She Shares event in downtown Sacramento to discuss career, leadership and more. She Shares is a conversation series featuring women who have made an impact on their community via their leadership efforts. As the second female coach in NBA history, a Basketball Hall of[…]

Wonderful winding road of coaching brings Jim Boylen to Bulls

Jim Boylen was hired for his first NBA gig after a mere eight-minute job interview. Here’s why: In the summer of 1991, four years after then-Michigan State assistant Tom Izzo helped convince then-Spartans coach Jud Heathcote to hire Boylen as his first graduate assistant, Boylen asked Heathcote for a month off. Boylen borrowed $5,000 from[…]

Gregg Popovich Passes Rick Adelman on NBA’s All-Time Wins List

After leading the San Antonio Spurs to a 118-81 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday, head coach Gregg Popovich passed Rick Adelman for eighth place on the NBA’s all-time wins list.  The 66-year-old coach is 1,043-475 in his career, which accounts for the third-best winning percentage of anyone to coach at least 500 NBA games.[…]