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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[…]

Cavaliers hire David Blatt as head coach

David Blatt went overseas to chase his basketball dreams. He’s coming back to fulfill them. One of Europe’s top coaches, Blatt was hired Friday by the Cavaliers, who ended a sweeping, 39-day search with an out-of-the-box selection they hope changes their fortunes. American-born, Princeton-schooled and considered one of the game’s brightest offensive minds, the 55-year-old[…]

Hetzel Named Assistant Coach

Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has added Steve Hetzel as an assistant coach on the staff of Head Coach Steve Clifford. Hetzel joins the Hornets after spending last season as head coach of the Canton Charge in the NBA D-League.  Under Hetzel’s leadership, the Charge posted a 28-22 record, finishing second[…]