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LAWRENCE FRANK RUMORS

Nets Agree To Buyout With Lawrence Frank

Chris Mannix is reporting that the Brooklyn Nets have reached a buyout with assistant coach Lawrence Frank. The Nets have reached an agreement on a buyout with former assistant coach Lawrence Frank, per source. — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) September 25, 2014 Frank, who was the associated head coach of the Nets, was demoted to writing scouting reports after several run-ins with...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets reportedly reach buyout agreement with Lawrence Frank

The Brooklyn Nets have reached a buyout agreement with assistant coach Lawrence Frank, according to multiple reports. Frank was demoted to "writing daily reports" by Nets former head coach Jason Kidd last season and wasn't named to the staff of the team's current head coach Lionel Hollins. Frank's demotion was stunning at that time because Kidd, who had no coaching experience, handpicked...
Via Fox Sports
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers Rumors: Lawrence Frank my join coaching staff

The Los Angeles Clippers have restructured their front office in the wake of the Donald Sterling scandal and a disappointing playoff exit. The Clippers may also be looking to add Lawrence Frank to the coaching staff per the LA Times:Wiki Commons"The team will also be looking to hire another assistant coach, according to several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers could bring Lawrence Frank to Clippers

According to the LA Times, former Celtics coach Doc Rivers is doing a bit of organizational restructuring with his new team. Due to this restructuring, there will now be a vacancy at the assistant coaching position for the Los Angeles Clippers, in addition to the possibility that either of Doc's other current assistants could be hired elsewhere:Rivers has a new title — president...
Via Celtics Life
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers Considering Hiring Lawrence Frank

The Los Angeles Clippers are considering hiring Lawrence Frank as an assistant coach. Frank was the lead assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets at the start of last season until he was reassigned. Frank has five seasons and $5 million remaining on his contract and any salary they pay him would be "offset" by what he's still owed by the Nets. Frank and Doc Rivers previously worked...
Via RealGM
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd reportedly berated Lawrence Frank in profane tirade

Details from the fallout between Jason Kidd and former lead assistant Lawrence Frank have emerged. Kidd reportedly blew up on Frank in a coaches meeting in a profanity-driven blast, which included ordering Frank to “not f—ing move” when on the bench during games. Frank was very vocal and interactive early in the season, and that trend drastically diminished as the season moved...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Frank’s Fake Daily Reports to Jason Kidd Sum Up Brooklyn Nets’ Tragically Comical Season

Some intrepid NBA fan has put together a blog titled “Lawrence Frank‘s Daily Reports,” and they are exquisite. The fake reports, by an author going by the ousted Nets assistant’s name, perfectly sum up a season that has devolved into self-parody. In case you missed the latest coaching-related debacle in Brooklyn, Frank was “reassigned” by head coach Jason Kidd, who cited...
Via NESN.com
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd demotes Lawrence Frank from role as top assistant

Jason Kidd and the Brooklyn Nets announced the demotion of Lawrence Frank from his role as Kidd’s top assistant coach on Tuesday evening. Instead of sitting courtside with the coaching staff and helping lead team practices, Frank will be filing daily reports about the team for Kidd’s review. Reporters asked coach Kidd about the reason for the change during Tuesday’s press conference...
Via Basketball Bicker
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Disappointing Nets reassign assistant coach Frank to non-bench role

The disappointing Brooklyn Nets have shaken up their coaching staff, reassigning top assistant Lawrence Frank to a non-bench role. Head coach Jason Kidd says Frank will not be at practices or games, and that he will be writing daily reports. He said the two had "different philosophies." Kidd played for Frank with the Nets and hired him when he became a first-time coach in June...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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