Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway has actually continued to contribute to his training personnel by working with previous four-time NBA All-Star Rasheed Wallace as an assistant coach according to Shams Charania of the Athletic.
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Before signing up with the Tigers personnel, Wallace had actually operated at Charles E. Jordan High School in Durham, North Carolina as their head coach in 2019-20. Then he was worked with by N.C. Good Better Best Academy Eagles to coach the guys’s basketball program in June. Rasheed’s hiring was commemorated by numerous consisting of the Black Coaches Association.
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When Wallace retired as a gamer after a 16-year profession in the League, he was worked with as an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons throughout the 2013-2014 season.
Hardaway is assembling a strong personnel of familiar faces this offseason. Wallace will be reuniting with his NBA champion coach Larry Brown, who was likewise worked with as an assistant by Hardaway this offseason. The additions of Wallace and Brown on the personnel remains in Hardaway’s prepare for a required development in his 4th season as the Tigers’ coach.
Memphis, who won the 2021 NIT Championship, presently has the country’s No. 5-ranked recruiting class led by first-class center Jalen Duren. The program hasn’t had an NCAA competition berth because 2014.
Hardaway is 63–32 in 3 seasons at Memphis.