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BERNIE BICKERSTAFF RUMORS

Bickestaff added to Cavs' staff

Longtime NBA coach Bernie Bickerstaff has been added to Mike Browns coaching staff with the Cleveland Cavaliers, general manager Chris Grant said. Bickerstaff, 69, has been the head coach of the Seattle SuperSonics (1985-90), Denver Nuggets (1994-97), Washington Wizards (1997-99) and Charlotte Bobcats (2004-07). He has also worked in the Bobcats and Nuggets front offices. Bickerstaff...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Bickerstaff to interview for Bucks head coaching job

A day after Kelvin Sampson interviewed with the Milwaukee Bucks for their vacant head coaching position, another Rockets assistant coach is reportedly doing the same Friday. According to a report by Yahoo! Sports, Houston assistant J.B. Bickerstaff will meet with Bucks officials sometime Friday to interview for the team's head-coaching job. Bickerstaff, 34, interviewed Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Bickerstaff, Person not retained by Lakers

Assistant coaches Bernie Bickerstaff and Chuck Person were told Monday they would not be retained by the Lakers for next season. Bickerstaff was 4-1 in relief of Mike Brown last November, the longtime veteran serving as a brief bridge from Brown to Mike D'Antoni. Person was the last connection to Phil Jackson's staff. He stayed on when Brown was hired in May 2011 and also...
Via Fox Sports West
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers won’t be bringing back Bickerstaff and Person

According to Mike Bresnahan of the LA Times, the Lakers have notified assistant coaches Bernie Bickerstaff and Chuck Person that they won’t be back with the team next season. Assistant coaches Bernie Bickerstaff and Chuck Person have been told they won’t be retained by the Lakers. — Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan) May 7, 2013 Bresnahan adds… Dan D’Antoni, Steve Clifford...
Via Laker Nation
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

D'Antoni set for Lakers coaching debut

New Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni is indeed a go to be on the court Tuesday night as the Lakers host the Brooklyn Nets, team spokesman John Black has confirmed. After a false start Sunday that gave Bernie Bickerstaff a chance to pad his record as winningest coach in franchise history (by percentage), D'Antoni finally will take over, eight days after signing with the team. D...
Via Fox Sports West
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

D'Antoni out, Bernie Bickerstaff to coach team again

Mike D'Antoni has postponed his Lakers coaching debut, still trying to recover from recent knee surgery. The duties will once again fall on Bernie Bickerstaff as interim head coach when the Lakers play the Houston Rockets on Sunday night at Staples Center. Bickerstaff previously coached the Seattle SuperSonics, Denver Nuggets, Washington BulletsWizards and Charlotte Hornets...
Via Fox Sports West
November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

New offense makes strong showing vs. Suns

LOS ANGELES -- The Lakers' final game of the Bernie Bickerstaff era was a preview of the future under new head coach Mike D'Antoni. It wasn't a masterpiece by any means, with the Laker defense allowing the Phoenix Suns to shoot 48.9 percent and score 102 points. However, the offense was relatively. a thing of beauty, especially compared with the first 16 games of this...
Via Fox Sports West
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers cut ties with Mike Brown

EL SEGUNDO – In a semi-stunning move the Los Angeles Lakers have cut-the-cord on head coach Mike Brown as the 2012-2013 season is still within its infancy. The Lakers have gotten off to an abysmal start with a 1-4 record that has seen its touted new look lineup together on the court for just one outing. Apparently none of that mattered to General Manager Mitch Kupchak who released...
Via Players View
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Bickerstaff to coach Lakers vs. Warriors

The Lakers have fired Mike Brown as coach after the team's 1-4 start, according to a person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly about it. Brown was barely a month into his second season with the team, which struggled badly amid high expectations. Assistant coach Bernie Bickerstaff will coach tonight's game against Golden State but the Lakers...
Via Fox Sports West
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

The Charlotte Bobcats Next Head Coach

With apologies to former Boston Celtics coach, Rick Pitino:  ”Bernie Bickerstaff is not coming through that door!  Larry Brown is not going to be walking through that door!  And Sam Vincent isn’t walking through that door!”  Sam can’t walk through that door because he can’t figure out how the handle works, or if it’s a push or [...]
Via BobcatsPlanet
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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