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THE Los Angeles Lakers added a new member to the coaching crew, hiring former WNBA player Shay Murphy.Frank Vogel has Phil Handy, Mike Penberthy, Miles Simon and Quinton Crawford as assistants, along with recently-hired David Fizdale, John Lucas III.Murphy, ...
Oct 3, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Former Knicks head coach David Fizdale has joined his hometown Los Angeles Lakers as the lead assistant coach on Frank Vogel's staff.The Lakers also hired John Lucas III as an assistant coach and named Roger Sancho their ...
Sep 16, 2021
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DALLAS - WNBA player Kristi Toliver, just-retired NBA player Jared Dudley and one of standout guard Luka Doncic's former national team coaches were among the eight assistants announced on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) for the staff of new Dallas Mavericks ...
Sep 1, 2021
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Hornets believe coach James Borrego can turn things around in Charlotte.The Hornets announced on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) they've signed Borrego to a multiyear contract extension. Length and financial terms of the deal were not ...
Aug 10, 2021
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NEW ORLEANS - Veteran former NBA coach Mike D'Antoni is joining the New Orleans Pelicans as a coaching adviser and Jarron Collins has been hired as an assistant coach, the club announced on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).The moves come on ...
Aug 5, 2021
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METAIRIE, Louisiana - New Pelicans coach Willie Green sees New Orleans as a team on the cusp of contending - a conclusion he explains by referencing his past two years with the Phoenix Suns."This situation actually reminds me a lot of Phoenix," Green ...
Jul 28, 2021
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WASHINGTON - Wes Unseld Jr. was hired as coach of the Washington Wizards on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), bringing the former Denver Nuggets assistant full circle with the franchise his father led to its only NBA title.Unseld carries a strong resume apart ...
Jul 18, 2021
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JAMAHL Mosley first got noticed as someone with NBA coaching potential when he was hired by the Denver Nuggets as a development coach 16 years ago.Also in Denver at the time: an assistant general manager named Jeff Weltman, now the basketball ...
Jul 13, 2021
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DALLAS - The Dallas Mavericks welcomed back former point guard Jason Kidd as their coach on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) along with new general manager Nico Harrison.Kidd returns to the Mavericks nine years after backing out on an oral agreement to re- ...
Jun 29, 2021
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DALLAS - Jason Kidd is coming back to Dallas again, this time to replace the coach he won a championship with as the point guard of the Mavericks 10 years ago.Kidd and the Mavericks agreed on a contract Friday (Saturday, Manila time), ...
Jun 26, 2021
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BOSTON - Brad Stevens is still getting used to his new job as the Celtics' president of basketball operations.He's also keeping tight-lipped about candidates in Boston's head coaching search. But once he's made that ...
Jun 22, 2021
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NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin paused several seconds to compose himself while explaining why Stan Van Gundy is out as coach less than nine months after he was hired to develop a young roster featuring budding superstar ...
Jun 17, 2021
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WASHINGTON - Russell Westbrook, Bradley Beal and the Wizards will have another coach next season after general manager Tommy Sheppard decided the organization is better off moving on from coach Scott Brooks.Washington made the playoffs three times under Brooks but has just ...
Jun 17, 2021
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STEVE Clifford and the Orlando Magic took some time after the season to rest, recover and contemplate the future.And after a couple weeks, they decided the fit wasn't right anymore.Orlando's rebuilding project will no longer include ...
Jun 6, 2021
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PORTLAND, Oregon - No team in the NBA has a longer active streak of postseason appearances than the Portland Trail Blazers, who have gotten there in each of the last eight seasons.That wasn't enough to save Terry Stotts, and Portland ...
Jun 5, 2021
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JUST in time for the playoffs, the NBA told its head coaches they may work without masks during games if they have been fully vaccinated.And coaches quickly took advantage.All eight coaches whose teams had playoff openers on Saturday (Sunday, Manila ...
May 23, 2021
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SACRAMENTO - Even in a year during which the NBA expanded the postseason and added a pair of play-in games, the Sacramento Kings weren't good enough to get in.The Kings have now failed to make the playoffs for 15 ...
May 18, 2021
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ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce was fired less than halfway into a season that began with heightened expectations but was beset by injuries.Hawks president Travis Schlenk announced the move on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).The Hawks are 14-20 and ...
Mar 2, 2021
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MINNEAPOLIS - For the 10th time in the past 15 years, the Minnesota Timberwolves have a new head coach.Toronto assistant Chris Finch was introduced on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) as the replacement for Ryan Saunders, who was fired the night before with ...
Feb 23, 2021
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THE Minnesota Timberwolves fired coach Ryan Saunders on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time), hours after the team with the NBA's worst record this season lost for the eighth time in the last nine games.A person with knowledge of the ...
Feb 22, 2021
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MIAMI - For NBA coaches, masks are required this season. Jackets are not.Rules for coaching attire will be relaxed by the league this year, though not as much as was the case during play at the bubble at Walt Disney World this ...
Dec 9, 2020
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