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Three Lakers That Should Have Done the 3-Point Contest

Nick Young is only the fourth player in Lakers history to compete in the 3-point contest. Here are three other players we think should have participated. Nick Van Exel (1998) The summer of 1996 was a big one for the Los Angeles Lakers. That summer, they signed Shaquille O’Neal to a seven-year deal worth up to $121 […] Three Lakers That Should Have Done the 3-Point Contest ...
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Nick Van Exel Joins Grizzlies As Assistant Coach

Nick Van Exel has accepted a position on the staff of David Fizdale with the Memphis Grizzlies as an assistant coach. Van Exel served as head coach of the Texas Legends of the D-League this past season. Van Exel also spent several seasons with the Atlanta Hawks as a player-development coach.
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June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Brown a candidate for assistant job with Grizzlies, Warriors

Mike Brown has not coached in the NBA for two years, but it sounds like he may be getting back into the business. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Memphis Grizzlies are pursuing Brown to be a part of new head coach David Fizdale’s staff. He also says that Brown is a candidate for an assistant coaching job with the Warriors. The Grizzlies have been working to help Fizdale...
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June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Nick Van Exel will join Grizzlies coaching staff

David Fizdale is working on assembling a coaching staff in Memphis, and it sounds like Nick Van Exel will be one of his first hires. Memphis-based sports radio host and Grizzlies insider Chris Vernon reports that Van Exel will be a part of Fizdale's staff: I'm told that David Fizdale is putting together his staff - first hire know of... Nick Van Exel !!! Could be great for Conley...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacers reportedly interested in hiring Nick Van Exel as assistant coach

The Indiana Pacers are working to assemble the staff of newly-promoted head coach Nate McMillan, and one of the names they are considering is one that you probably haven’t heard in awhile: Nick Van Exel. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Tuesday, the Pacers are interested in hiring Van Exel as an assistant to McMillan. Van Exel, 44, is best known for his 13-year...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacers interested in hiring Nick Van Exel as assistant coach

The Indiana Pacers have expressed interest in hiring former NBA All-Star Nick Van Exel as an assistant coach, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Tuesday. Interesting twist in the coaching game: Sources say Indiana has expressed interest in hiring Nick Van Exel to join Nate McMillan’s staff. — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 24, 2016 Van Exel, who played for the Lakers, Nuggets, Mavericks...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

03/03/2016 – Special Guest: Nick Van Exel!

Whoa, look at the star power we're bringing in today! On a jam-packed edition of the Razzball Basketball Podcast we recap news and notes from the last two nights of NBA action including some strong play from D'Angelo Russell. I then sit down with former NBA superstar and coach of the Texas Legends Nick Van Exel, and we chat some of his former teammates during his playing days and...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Van Exel set to take job as assistant coach in D-League

Nick Van Exel set to take job as assistant coach in D-League
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Van Exel on joining Mavericks D-League staff

Nick Van Exel characterizes himself as a 13-year NBA player as "someone who was emotional, who didn't sugarcoat things, who ruffled some feathers." "I've learned that you can't always do that, though," says Van Exel, revealing to FOX Sports Southwest that he's in the process of accepting the top assistant job with the Dallas Mavericks' D-League affiliate, the Texas Legends. "And...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletic rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo starting to show his exciting game

MILWAUKEE -- Close to an hour after practice was over,Giannis Antetokounmpo was still on the BMO Harris Bradley Center court.First it was assistant coach Scott Williams, then Nick VanExel -- no matter how physical the opponent, the 18-year-old wasn't backingdown and certainly wasn't retiring to the locker room until he had to.If one of the arena workers had been willing to goone...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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