Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 12/5/11
The greatest free-throw shooter in NBA history, Mark Price, has joined the Orlando Magic’s coach staff. From the Sentinel: “The Magic will add four-time NBA all-star and former Magic point guard Mark Price to their staff as a player-development coach, and his primary focus will be on helping players with their shooting. The Plain Dealer reported the news first. ‘Anytime you get an opportunity to add somebody like him to your staff, you do,’ Magic General Manager Otis Smith said. ‘He’ll work a lot with guys on their shooting. That’s big for us. Hopefully, he can help Dwight with his free throws and get his free-throw percentages up.’ Price, 47, will travel with the team. He’ll sit in on coaches’ meetings, although assistant coaches Bob Beyer, Steve Clifford, Patrick Ewing and Brendan Malone will continue to share responsibility for prepping for specific opponents. Last season, Price worked as the Golden State Warriors’ shooting coach. The previous two seasons, he served as a shootin...
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