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D-League Coaching News

NBA Vet Luke Walton Hired As Coach By LA D-Fenders

As he waits for one last opportunity to play in the NBA, Luke Walton will join the Lakers' D-League affiliate (the Los Angeles D-Fenders) as a player development coach.

Report: RGV Vipers Hire Nevada Smith as Head Coach

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers have hired Keystone State's Nevada Smith as their new head coach.

Source: NBA Vet Cliff Robinson To Coach in NBADL

According to a source, NBA veteran Cliff Robinson will be joining the Springfield Armor as an assistant coach. The former Nets forward also helped out at one of their open tryout sessions last month.

Ken McDonald Named Head Coach of Austin Toros

With Taylor Jenkins joining former Spurs' assistant coach Mike Budenholzer's staff with the Atlanta Hawks, San Antonio has promoted from within. Toros' assistant Ken McDonald will take over as head coach of Austin.

James Posey Joins Canton Charge As Assistant Coach

On the prowl for a coaching job throughout this offseason, two-time NBA champion James Posey will join the Canton Charge of the NBA D-League as an assistant coach.

NBADL Coach Moves Into New Role

Joel Abelson will assume new role this coming NBA D-League season.

Casey Hill Named Head Coach of Santa Cruz Warriors

Just one day after watching Nate Bjorkgren leave to assume head coaching duties with the Iowa Energy, the Santa Cruz Warriors named assistant coach Casey Hill as his replacement.

Coach Pat Delany Talks About Upcoming NBADL Season

The Heat and Skyforce recently introduced Pat Delany, a Miami team employee for the past decade, as Sioux Falls' newest head coach.

NBAL Coaching Vet Ready to Embrace New Opportunity

Five-year NBA D-League coaching veteran Bob MacKinnon has joined the Los Angeles D-Fenders, and is poised to embrace the history & culture that comes along with joining such an organization as he looks to build a strong relationship with the Lakers.

New Celtics' Coach to Have NBA D-League Role?

The Boston Celtics will add former Butler point guard Ronald Nored to their coaching staff as an assistant. Still just 23 years old, Nored is expected to have some sort of role with the Maine Red Claws as well.

NBADL Coach Jenkins Joins Atlanta Hawks' Staff

Taylor Jenkins of the Austin Toros will be joining former Spurs' assistant coach Mike Budenholzer's new staff with the Atlanta Hawks.

NBADL Coach Nick Nurse to Join Toronto Raptors?

After leading the Rio Grande Valley Vipers to an NBA D-League title, head coach Nick Nurse is now a candidate for an NBA assistant coaching job with the Toronto Raptors.

Former D-League Coach Larry Lewis Joins LA Lakers

After spending the past two seasons with the Los Angeles D-Fenders, coach Larry Lewis receives a call-up of his own as he joins Mike D'Antoni's staff on the Lakers.

James Posey Looking Into NBADL For a Coaching Gig?

Approximately 200 basketball hopefuls participated in the NBADL's national tryout this past weekend, but the opportunity for exposure and more experience was also valuable to a handful of past NBA vets who acted as coaches during the session.

Former NBADL Coach Chris Finch Up For 76ers' Job?

With the 76ers' head coaching position still a vacant one, former Rockets' turned 76ers executive Sam Hinkie is said to be considering former D-League coach (and current Houston assistant) Chris Finch for the job.

NBADL Coach Vitaly Potapenko Joins Cavaliers

Former NBA big man turned NBADL coach Vitaly Potapenko has received a call-up of his own. He'll re-join the Cleveland Cavaliers, this time, as a player-development coach.

Nick Nurse Following In Chris Finch's Footsteps?

Reigning NBA D-League champion head coach Nick Nurse might be taking another cue from current Houston Rockets assistant coach Chris Finch, as he's being considered for an NBA gig following his successful NBADL season.

Why Mark Madsen Is Perfect To Help Guide DLeaguers

Two-time NBA champ Mark Madsen has officially returned to the Lakers' organization as head coach of their minor league affiliate. His past experiences make him the perfect candidate to take on such a challenge.

15-Year NBA Vet Uses NBADL To Develop As A Coach

Former longtime NBA player Scott Williams, finished up his first season coaching in the NBA D-League with the Idaho Stampede. Williams shared his experience with, while also explaining his future plans.

Jeff Bower Among Candidates For Sioux Falls Skyforce Coaching Job

The Sioux Falls Skyforce employed NBA veteran Mo McHone as the team's head coach last season, but following a second-straight last place finish, the NBA D-League team has decided to change directions for the second time in less than two years.

On Quin Snyder Being A Finalist For Charlotte Bobcats Coaching Vacancy

Quin Snyder is a finalist to be the next head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats. Here's a detailed look at what he might bring to the table.

Duane Ticknor To Be New Fort Wayne Mad Ants Head Coach

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants decided to open up their head coaching job following a less-than-stellar season and, despite interviewing interim coach Steve Gansey for the position, Jeff Potter decided to add a bit more experience to the sideline.

Making The Case For Mad Ants Head Coach Steve Gansey

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Coach Steve Gansey should get another season to prove his ability to coach and lead a team.

The NCAA Basketball Coach Of The Year Should Be ... Deane Martin?

Former NBA D-League coach Deane Martin is getting strong praise for the turnaround he's been able to pull off with the Idaho State Bengals, leading some to believe he's an NCAA Coach of the Year candidate.

Nate Tibbetts Hired As Cleveland Cavaliers Assistant Coach

The Cleveland Cavaliers made an excellent addition to their coaching staff on Monday, hiring Tulsa 66ers head coach Nate Tibbetts as an assistant coach. Tibbetts' assistant with the D-League's 66ers, Dale Osborne, will take over head coaching duties in Tulsa.

Eric Musselman And The Los Angeles D-Fenders Begin Season Friday

Eric Musselman and the Los Angeles D-Fenders, the D-League affiliate of the Lakers, will begin their season this Friday.

Darvin Ham Hired By Lakers; Ham Makes Los Angeles Stronger!

Darvin Ham will be an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers next season. He's spent the previous three seasons as a coach in the NBA Development League.

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Coach Joey Meyer Drops Knowledge On Open Tryouts

Joey Meyer, head coach of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, talks about D-League open tryouts.

Rick Majerus Is Not A Fan Of The Cleveland Cavaliers D-League Team

Rick Majerus isn't happy that the Cleveland Cavaliers hired on of his assistant coaches to coach their NBA D-League team, the Canton Crush.

Alex Jensen Named Head Coach Of Cleveland Cavaliers D-League Team

Alex Jensen has been named the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA D-League in Canton, Ohio.

Kevin Young Named Iowa Energy Head Coach

The Iowa Energy will name Kevin Young the team's new head coach. Young previously served as head coach of the NBA D-League's Utah Flash.

Del Harris To Coach Dallas Mavericks' Texas Legends This Season

Del Harris will be head coach of the Texas Legends this season, NBA D-League affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks.