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LAWRENCE FRANK RUMORS

Lawrence Frank joins Clips' staff

The Brooklyn Nets and assistant coach Lawrence Frank have reached a buyout agreement, allowing the 44-year-old to join the Los Angeles Clippers and become an assistant under Doc Rivers. Last season, the Nets made Frank the highest-paid assistant coach in NBA history, giving him a six-year, $6 million contract to mentor Jason Kidd in Kidd's first season as a head coach.
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Thacover2
26 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  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...
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

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

Lawrence Frank Becomes NBA's Highest Paid Assistant

Lawrence Frank has the NBA's richest contract for an assistant head coach. Frank has signed a four-year, $4 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets. Mike Malone was previously the NBA's richest assistant as $750,000 per season with the Golden State Warriors. Malone left the Warriors to become head coach of the Sacramento Kings this offseason. Frank was most recently head coach...
Via RealGM
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Frank Fired By Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons fired Lawrence Frank Thursday. Frank was guaranteed $4 million for the 2013-14 season and asked not to be retained if the team did not plan to pick up his team option of $4 million for the 2014-15 season. In 2 seasons, Frank led the Pistons to a losing 54-94 record. According to ESPN: The Detroit Pistons, as widely expected, have fired coach Lawrence Frank, according...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons' Frank knows his future is up in air

Detroit Pistons coach Lawrence Frank says he knows his future with the team is up in the air after a second straight tough season. The Pistons started the day with a 25-51 record, good for 12th in the Eastern Conference. Frank says rumors about job security ''come with the territory.'' He is in his second season with the Pistons and went 25-41 last year. With a...
Via AP on Fox
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach Frank returns to Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- It wasn't easy for Lawrence Frank to head back to the Palace of Auburn Hills, but for now, Frank is back coaching the Pistons. Frank missed the last six games while attending to his sick wife but returned for Monday's game against the Brooklyn Nets. Susan Frank still faces a long recovery after what her husband described as "major surgery,"...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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