With fourCeltic big men having less than a year’s experience
in the NBA, it seems to me foolish not to have a coach dedicated to the oxygen
deprived. I hated it when Boston bid Clifford Ray
farewell following during his battle with the staph infection picked up in the
Celtics’ practice facilities. I wonder
if his resentment has diminished enough so that he would return to...
APNewsNow. The Sacramento Kings will not bring back assistant coaches Jim Eyen, Alex English and Clifford Ray next season.
The team announced Tuesday the decision to immediately cut ties with the entire staff from last season. Bobby Jackson also won't be back as an assistant but will remain in the organization in another role.
The Kings fired coach Keith Smart last week and...
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June 04, 2013
Kings not keeping assistant coaches Alex English, Jim Eyen and Clifford Ray. Bobby Jackson moving to another role.
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) June 5, 2013
If we were to discuss Danny Ainge's mistakes, I'd put letting Clifford Ray go right at the top. Clifford Ray is one of the best big man coaches in the NBA. Dwight Howard and his dad credit Cliff with Dwight...
Clifford Ray isn't so sure about all this.
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Sacramento BeeThere was a new face at the Kings' practice facility this morning working with center Hassan Whiteside after the team's shootaround.
Clifford Ray, the former center and longtime coach in the NBA and CBA, will be working with the Kings as a consultant primarily for the team's big men when the team is at home, Smart said.
"He just has a way of talking...
The Kings have hired Clifford Ray to work with the team's big men.
Brian, Justin and Coach Clifford Ray are back with a new episode of "Pivotology". Tonight, the guys talk about the C's impressive win over Orlando Monday night, and how Boston's youngsters were a key part of it. They'll also be talking about Dwight Howard's return to dominance, and today's firing of Washington coach Flip Saunders.
After two weeks off the gang joins back up to talk about Clifford's recent adventures around the United States. Also during the show we will take time to remember Clifford's very good friend the late Wayman Tisdale and his contribution to not only the game of basketball but also the world of music.
To join the show and talk to the guys and Coach Ray, just go to the...