Profiles Of Assistant Coaches Shaw, Abdul-jabbar, Hodges And Cleamons-3u8547

Sports-and-Recreation Experience and expertise of coaches helped the Los Angeles Lakers be one of the winning teams in the NBA. Backing up, guiding the team, and increasing the sales of Lakers tickets with Head Coach Phil Jackson are retired professional American basketball players, Brian Shaw, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Craig Hodges, and Jim Cleamons. Read on to know the background of these excellent assistant coaches. Brian Shaw Shaw was born on March 22, 1966 in Oakland, California. He studied high school in Oakland’s Bishop O’Dowd and went to college in St. Mary’s College of California and UC Santa Barbara. There, he played basketball and earned himself the title of Pacific Coast Athletic Association Player of the Year. He also assisted the Gauchos in getting their first position in the NCAA tournament. On 1988, Shaw was drafted by the Boston Celtics, the 24th overall pick. He played for the team for a year and again from 1990 to 1992. Shaw moved to the Miami Heat, playing for two years, the Orlando Magic for three years, and the Golden State Warriors for a year. Shaw was later signed by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1998, the Portland Trail Blazers in 1999, and finally the Los Angeles Lakers from 1999 to 2003. Shaw’s career as an assistant coach began after his retirement in 2003. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Otherwise known as Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr., Abdul-Jabbar (Islamic name) was born on April 16, 1947 to Cora Lillian and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr.. He became one of the greatest players in the NBA. He played professional basketball for 20 years, earning him six Most Valuable Player awards and one of the highest total of points (38,387) in the NBA history. He played only for two teams, the Milwaukee Bucks for six seasons and the Los Angeles Lakers for the rest of his playing career before retiring and serving as the Lakers’ assistant coach in 2005. Abdul-Jabbar is most well-known for his Skyhook shot that helped boost the Lakers tickets sales. Craig Anthony Hodges Hodges was born in Park Forest, Illinois on June 27, 1960. While in the NBA, he played for the San Diego Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns, and Chicago Bulls. Hodges also participated in the Italian league, particularly with the Clear Cant, after taking a break from the NBA. Among Hodges’s best performances in the league are his winning two championships with the Bulls and three consecutive NBA All-Star Game Three Point Contests from 1990 to 1992. Hodges began his career in coaching in 1994 and coached the Chicago State University basketball team until 1996. Finally, in 2005, he joined the Los Angeles Lakers, helping the increase of Lakers tickets sales by training players in offensive skills. Jim Cleamons In Lincolnton, North Carolina on September 13, 1949, James Mitchell Cleamons was born. He was meant to join the NBA, after being discovered for his playing skills while attending college at the Ohio State University. Cleamons was drafted into the NBA in 1971 as the 13th pick by the Los Angeles Lakers. During his participation in the NBA, Cleamons became part of the LA Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, and Washington Bullets. He was hired as an assistant coach for the Lakers on July 19, 2006. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: