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Frank Hamblen, former Denver Rockets assistant coach, dies at 70

LOS ANGELES — Frank Hamblen, who won seven NBA championships as an assistant to Phil Jackson in Los Angeles and Chicago, died Saturday. He was 70. The Lakers said Hamblen died in Del Mar. They did not provide a cause of death. Hamblen helped the Lakers win three straight titles from 2000-02, then back-to-back championships in 2009-10. He also was an assistant to Rudy Tomjanovich...
Via The Denver Post
September 30, 2017

Phil Jackson’s coaching tree has nothing on Popovich’s

Everyone can agree that Phil Jackson is a great coach, but is he good at molding the guys to come after him? The records of his disciples would give us a resounding “NO!” on that front. Take a look for yourself. I’m going to lie to you. I don’t even know who Frank Hamblen is […]
Via Project Spurs
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Guiding Hand

Frank Hamblen’s hands are worn and imperfect. They’ve seen 67 years and exhibit the normal wear and tear that one might expect, bumps and scars and lines that tell a thousand stories. They are, by Hamblen’s own admission, the hands of “an old man.” But on this particular day, they are perfect. It’s the first Sunday of October, a warm fall day in San Diego, and Hamblen finds himself...
Via Mile High Sports
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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