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Bucks round out coaching staff

Milwaukee Bucks coach Larry Drew has filled his coaching staff, as the team officially announced the hiring of Jim Cleamons, Scott Williams and Josh Oppenheimer as assistant coaches. The three will join Bob Bender and Nick Van Exel on Drew's staff, giving the Bucks a mix of veteran and younger assistant coaches. "I really felt with all the changes we made, we have a lot...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks add three to coaching staff

The Bucks have rounded out new coach Larry Drew's staff with three assistants, including an NBA veteran with roots to the division rival Chicago Bulls. General manager John Hammond on Wednesday announced that Jim Cleamons would join the staff. He most recently coached in the Chinese Basketball Association following two decades assisting Phil Jackson with the Bulls and Lakers...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

John Henson using summer league to make impression

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- While the Las Vegas summer league will name a champion for the first time this season, most NBA teams don't set out to celebrate championships in July. Sure, all players and coaches involved in the summer league are competitors and want to win, but development and evaluation are much more vital. The Milwaukee Bucks begin play in the Las Vegas summer league...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

John Henson using summer league to make impression

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- While the Las Vegas summer league will name a champion for the first time this season, most NBA teams don't set out to celebrate championships in July. Sure, all players and coaches involved in the summer league are competitors and want to win, but development and evaluation are much more vital. The Milwaukee Bucks begin play in the Las Vegas summer league...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks Tuesday: Gustavo Ayon in town working out

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks power forward Gustavo Ayon was back in town Tuesday, working out with assistant coaches Bob Bender and Nick Van Exel. The Bucks have yet to make a decision on Ayon's team option that would pay the 28-year-old 1.5 million. Ayon will play on Milwaukee's summer league team in Las Vegas from July 12-22, hoping to impress the Bucks before the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks Tuesday: Gustavo Ayon in town working out

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks power forward Gustavo Ayon was back in town Tuesday, working out with assistant coaches Bob Bender and Nick Van Exel. The Bucks have yet to make a decision on Ayon's team option that would pay the 28-year-old 1.5 million. Ayon will play on Milwaukee's summer league team in Las Vegas from July 12-22, hoping to impress the Bucks before the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bender, Van Exel follow new coach Drew to Bucks

Bob Bender and Nick Van Exel are following Larry Drew to Milwaukee. The Bucks announced Monday that Bender and Van Exel will be assistants on Drew's staff. Bender also was an assistant during Drew's three years as head coach in Atlanta, while Van Exel was the Hawks' player development instructor from 2010-12. Drew says the two were ''important pieces''...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Drew adds Bob Bender, Nick Van Exel to staff

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- The Milwaukee Bucks have officially added Nick Van Exel and Bob Bender to head coach Larry Drew's staff as assistant coaches, general manager John Hammond announced Monday. Bender will join the Bucks after spending the last nine seasons as an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks, the last three under Drew. Van Exel has been Atlanta's player development...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Coach of the Year - Lorenzo Romar

Washington Huskies head coach Lorenzo ROMAR guided Washington to its second Pac-12 title under his watch and the first since 2009, with a 14-4 league mark and 21-9 overall record. Under Romar, the Huskies put together their fourth consecutive 20-win season and the sixth of his tenure at Washington. This is Romar's third Pac-12 Coach of the Year honor, with his first coming...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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