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Hornets promote Buzz Peterson to Senior VP of Basketball Operations & Assistant General Manager

Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations & General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today that Buzz Peterson has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations & Assistant General Manager. Peterson. Prior to his time in the NBA, Peterson held college head coaching positions at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Coastal Carolina University, the

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 11/4/21

Former Penn State head coach Pat Chambers has joined Ashley Howard’s staff at La Salle as the volunteer Special Assistant to the Head Coach. Chambers spent 2011-20 as the Nittany Lions head coach (148-150), and was also the head coach at Boston U from 2009-11 (42-28). More HERE. The NCAA officially rejected Oklahoma State’s appeal

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Daily News – 11/1/21

Former UMass assistant Tony Bergeron has been named as the head coach of the national boys team at First Love Christian Academy in Pittsburgh. Bergeron had his contract bought out at UMass this past spring after spending two seasons on Matt McCall’s staff. The former head coach at Woodstock Academy (CT), had seven of his

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Bonzi Wells named Head Basketball Coach at D2 Lemoyne-Owen College

LeMoyne-Owen College has selected Gawen DeAngelo “Bonzi” Wells, former NBA standout, as their head coach for the Magicians men’s basketball team. Wells has 10+ experience playing professional basketball in the NBA and overseas. Nationally he played for the Portland Trailblazers, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, New Orleans Hornets and the Memphis Grizzlies. Bonzi is from Muncie

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REPORT: Maine assistant headed to the Trail Blazers

Story: Adam Nelson (@HD_DirtKing) According to a TWEET by The Athletic’s Jason Quick, University of Maine assistant men’s basketball coach Edniesha Curry will join Chauncey Billups’ new staff with the Portland Trail Blazers as an assistant. Curry has been on the Black Bears men’s staff since 2018, and was an assistant with the women’s team

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REPORT: Matta to join Woodson at Indiana

The Mike Woodson to Indiana news keeps developing…. According to a TWEET from the Indy Star’s Gregg Doyel, former Ohio State head coach Thad Matta will join Mike Woodson’s staff at Indiana as the Associate Athletic Director for Men’s Basketball Administration. In addition to his time at OSU, Matta also served as the head coach

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