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Bulls Name Fred Hoiberg Head Coach

The Chicago Bulls announced today the hiring of Fred Hoiberg. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. Hoiberg, 42, is the 19th head coach in franchise history. For the last five seasons, he served as the head coach at Iowa State University. In his five years at his alma mater,[…]

Pelicans hire Warriors assistant Gentry as new coach

The New Orleans Pelicans have decided that 60-year-old NBA coaching veteran Alvin Gentry is the best candidate to mold a young roster featuring 22-year-old budding superstar Anthony Davis. The Pelicans hired the Golden State assistant Saturday night. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. “We conducted an extensive coaching search that identified Alvin Gentry as the right[…]

Magic tab Skiles as 12th coach in franchise history

The next chapter in Orlando Magic basketball will be led by one of its most familiar faces. General manager Rob Hennigan introduced former player Scott Skiles as the franchise’s 12th coach Friday, beginning what they hope will be the turning point in their latest rebuilding project. “We found the right guy.” – Magic GM Rob[…]

Praise From Peers

NBA coaches take notice of Kidd’s work in Milwaukee The 2015 NBA Conference Finals are set. Steve Kerr, Kevin McHale, Mike Budenholzer and David Blatt are making the trip for the first time as head coaches, so they and their teams have demonstrated that they know the way. Jason Kidd does, too. Kidd won a[…]

Donovan introduced as Thunder’s new coach

It’s safe to say new Thunder coach Billy Donovan will stay in the NBA this time. Donovan jokes that he has coached in the league before – eight years ago, he was hired by the Orlando Magic, only to change his mind the following day and return to the University of Florida. He said that[…]