The Austin Toros of the NBA D-League have hired Earl Watson and Jason Fraser as assistant coaches.
Watson and Fraser join current head coach Ken McDonald and assistant coach Mike Miller on the Toros bench.
“I'm thrilled with the addition of Earl and Jason to our staff,” McDonald said in a statement. “Both have valuable basketball backgrounds and will bring depth and experience...
Earl Watson, 35, is set to retire after 13 seasons.
Watson will become a coach for the San Antonio Spurs D-League affiliate. The Kansas City native averaged 6.4 points, 4.4 assists and 2.3 rebounds for his career.
The veteran spent his last season in Portland, where he only played in 24 games.
Earlier this month, a report stated former Portland Trail Blazers guard Earl Watson was thinking about an offer from the San Antonio Spurs’ NBA D-League affiliate team, the Austin Toros, on an assistant coaching position with the organization. Sunday morning at the Spurs’ second day of training camp, Watson was in attendance and on the […]
As if adding Beck Hammon and Ettore Messina to the coaching staff wasn’t enough, the San Antonio Spurs are now looking at shoring up the coaching staff in Austin. According to a report, former NBA guard Earl Watson is mulling over an offer to join the coaching staff with the Spurs’ D-League affiliate Austin Toros. […]
PORTLAND, 0re. — Earl Watson, who is currently a point guard with the Portland Trailblazers, has decided that he wants to be the next Jason Kidd and would like an opportunity to interview for the vacant Utah Jazz head coaching position, according to Comcast Sportsnet.
The 34-year-old point guard played three seasons as a member of the Utah Jazz and reportedly is viewed by numerous...
Free agent point guard Earl Watson has agreed to a one-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, his agent, Mark Bartelstein, said.
Watson will earn $1.4 million in his new deal, a league source told RealGM.
Watson, 34, averaged two points and four assists last season for the Utah Jazz, his 12th season in the NBA.