Category Archives: Coach
Golden State Warriors first-year coach Keith Smart had a long talk with Al Thornton
after the team’s final shootaround of the season Wednesday morning. The
topic: what the forward needs to work on this summer to become a better
player. The Warriors hope to re-sign Thornton in free agency.
What they haven’t answered yet is whether Smart will be back to coach him.
The Warriors rewarded general manager Larry Riley with a contract
extension Thursday and also hired a new assistant GM in former player
agent Bob Myers. But team officials didn’t provide any update on the
status of Smart, who has a team option for next season on his contract.
The Philadelphia Daily News is reporting that Doug Collins is denying
reports that he has talked to the 76ers about the head coaching
position that recently became available.
According to a number of different sources Former Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan will be meeting with the Kings in the very short future in Las Vegas. It is also noted that the Kings have the best chance to win the NBA Lottery.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Paul Silas was fired as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, his team fighting for a playoff spot after leading its division earlier this year.
Former Toronto Raptors coach Brendan Malone was appointed interim coach.
Don Nelson resigned as Dallas Mavericks coach Saturday, possibly ending the career of the second-winningest coach in NBA history.