LOS ANGELES (AP) The Clippers have promoted Lawrence Frank to executive vice president of basketball operations under Doc Rivers. Frank has spent the last two seasons as an assistant under Rivers, who coaches the team and serves as president of basketball operations. In his new job, Frank will oversee the basketball operations department and report to Rivers. Frank coached the...
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A couple weeks ago, it was reported that Lawrence Frank would be moving from the coaching bench to the front office. His role has now been revealed as Executive VP of Basketball Operations. His full powers should be revealed shortly. Lawrence Frank has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations according to this article by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports...
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1 day ago
Lawrence Frank is not leaving entirely: he moves from the bench to the front-office. Marc Stein, of ESPN, has reported that the Clippers will be altering assistant coach Lawrence Frank's job description, moving him from the bench to the front office. Away from the Finals: ESPN sources say the Clippers intend to move Lawrence Frank from the bench to a high-ranking post in...
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18 days ago
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...
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...
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...
Lawrence Frank is in the process of gathering a “high-powered” legal counsel, likely to settle a buyout with the Brooklyn Nets. Frank signed a six-year, roughly $6 million deal with the Nets in the offseason to be Jason Kidd's lead assistant coach. Frank was reassigned to "daily reports" and no game or practice presense on Tuesday. Kidd cited different philosophies in the split.
Brooklyn Nets assistant coach Lawrence Frank was demoted on Tuesday by Jason Kidd. As a result, Frank will no longer be on the bench during games and will not be coaching during team practices. Instead, Kidd has assigned him to providing daily reports. Last month, word surfaced that Kidd and Frank were having friction. Frank […]
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...
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December 03, 2013 | Discuss
Report: Jason Kidd Removes Nets Assistant Coach Lawrence Frank From Bench, Cites ‘Different Philosophies’
Nets fans are clamoring for a coaching change, and that’s exactly what they’ve gotten — only not the one they were hoping for. Lawrence Frank, the Nets’ assistant coach and so-called defensive coordinator, has been “reassigned,” head coach Jason Kidd told reporters before Tuesday’s game. Frank will no longer be allowed on the Nets’ bench or play an active role in...
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