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Mark Madsen is finalizing a deal to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA D-League, according to sources.
Madsen recently completed his first season as an assistant coach at Stanford.
Madsen was previously an assistant coach for the Utah Flash for the D-League for two seasons.
Reggie Theus coached the D-Fenders last season and left for Cal State Northridge.
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. The Los Angeles D-Fenders have named Mark Madsen, a member of the 2001 and 2002 Lakers championship teams, as their new coach.
Madsen, a 6-foot-9 power forward, spent nine years in the NBA, three with the Lakers and six with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He retired in 2009 and has since served as an assistant with the D-Leagues Utah Flash (now relocated to Delaware...
Mark Madsen will be back in Laker land to coach their D-League affiliate team
Mark Madsen, is finalizing a contract that would bring the corny, yet popular bench warmer, back to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Mad Dog, as he was nicknamed, brought a ton of energy via the bench during the Lakers glory years in the early 2000s.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, has reported that Madsen...
Former pro player Mark Madsen is moving into the coaching ranks with the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA's D-League.
He will be the team's head coach, replacing Reggie Theus, who left to become coach at Cal State Northridge. The hiring was announced Monday.
Madsen was an assistant for Stanford's men's team last season. He helped the Cardinal to four straight NCAA...