Mike Brown continues to add to his coaching staff. The Cavaliers have said that they won’t confirm any of Brown’s assistants until the crew is assembled, but a report today says Potapenko will be part of that staff-
Vitaly Potapenko is leaving the Santa Cruz Warriors of D-League to take an assistant coaching job with Cleveland, league sources tell Y!
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I was standing in the Cleveland Indians Social Suite on Saturday afternoon wearing a BROhio t-shirt while discussing the NBA career of former Cavaliers center Vitaly Potapenko.
I had no idea that his return to the Cavs as a player-development coach was imminent. I didn't even actually know that Vitaly was coaching.
Imagine my delight when I heard the news on Monday.
The Ukraine Train is set to make a stop in Cleveland.
Vitaly Potapenko, who manned the middle for 3 1/2 seasons in Boston, is expected to return to the NBA as an assistant coach. The 6-foot-10 Ukrainian big man will leave his position as an assistant coach with the D-League’s Santa Cruz warrior to become an assistant for the Cavaliers, Yahoo! Sports reports.
Vitaly Potapenko is...
When Dakota Wizards assistant coach Vitaly Potapenko attended a Warriors practice this week, Mark Jackson considered signing him. "I was tempted to offer him a 10-day contract, but we scored on him too easily in the...
February 17, 2012