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David Aldridge: Wizards, per sources, are adding former Clippers assistant Howard Eisley to their staff. Wiz had earlier hired ex-Nets assistant Roy Rogers.
The Wizards are on the verge of replacing assistant coach Sam Cassell, who was allowed out of his contract to join the Los Angeles Clippers, with Roy Rogers, CSNwashington.com confirmed from two persons with knowledge of the situation Wednesday.
The Wizards are on the verge of completing a deal to hire Roy Rogers as an assistant coach under Randy Wittman, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Rogers would replace Sam Cassell, who left the Wizards last week to join Doc Rivers’s staff with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Washington finalizing a deal to hire Roy Rogers as an assistant coach, league sources tell Yahoo. He spent past season with Brooklyn.
Stefan Bondy: Kidd said he doesn’t anticipate adding to his staff. So it’s L Frank, Roy Rogers, Eric Hughes, Doug Overton.
Howard Beck: Nets announce the hiring of Lawrence Frank, Roy Rogers and Eric Hughes as assistant coaches under Kidd. Also retaining Doug Overton.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Nets coach Jason Kidd is close to hiring Detroit assistant Roy Rogers for staff, sources tell Y! Discussions continue with Lawrence Frank.
Jason Kidd said he has only interviewed two people for his staff thus far: Lawrence Frank and Roy Rogers. Neither Frank, who coached Kidd with the New Jersey Nets from 2003 to 2008, nor Rogers, a former Nets assistant, has indicated yet whether they would be willing to join Kidd on his bench. Kidd said he would be “lightly involved” in next week’s N.B.A. draft, in which the Nets have the 22nd overall pick. The draft will be held at Barclays Center on Thursday night.
Net Daily: From what I’m hearing, Rogers will likely join the #Nets with or without LFrank. Don’t know if its cash, Kidd, roster but its attractive.
The Suns withdrew from contract talks to make Roy Rogers an assistant coach on Jeff Hornacek’s new staff. Veteran assistant coach Jerry Sichting is still expected to be on Hornacek’s coaching staff, along with Mark West moving from his role as vice president of player programs to the bench. The Suns will make two more assistant coach hires now that plans to bring in Rogers were not settled. No assistant coach hire has been formally announced.
Adrian Wojnarowski: One of market’s most recruited assistant coaches, Detroit’s Roy Rogers, is no longer destined for Phoenix, sources tell Y! Nets in play.
Kidd is working to construct a coaching staff, and possibilities include former Detroit Pistons and Nets head coach Lawrence Frank and Pistons assistant Roy Rogers. There’s no one locked into place, sources said.
Matt Dery: To answer some if your ?’s. #Pistons Cheeks presser still TBA. Expect asst coach John Loyer to stay. Roy Rogers highly coveted by others.
Michael Malone has not yet named anyone to his coaching staff. But two strong candidates who could join him were spotted during the Sacramento Kings’ pre-draft workouts this morning and afternoon. Chris Jent and Roy Rogers were in attendance for today’s pre-draft auditions in Sacramento. Jent is in the running to become Malone’s lead assistant while Rogers would likely lend his expertise as a big man coach. “There’s nothing formal on that,” Malone said when asked if hiring both Jent and Rogers was a done deal. ”Obviously, I have some guys that I’m definitely looking at. I’m gonna try to hire the best staff I can and when we’re ready to announce that, we’ll let you guys know.”
Jon Santiago: Worth reiterating, but Jent and Rogers are not on the #SacKings coaching staff at this point.
Jason Jones: Coach Malone said he plans to hire 4 asst coaches, 2 player development coaches. Jent and Rogers hirings aren’t official yet.
Another name to watch as a possible assistant is Roy Rogers, who was on Detroit’s staff last season. He’s being sought after by several teams after the job he did with the young bigs in Detroit under Lawrence Frank.
Detroit assistant/big-man specialist Roy Rogers was inquired about by the Trail Blazers recently, according to a league source. But both sides agreed it wasn’t the right fit. Stotts pursued Rogers last offseason, as well.
Chris Haynes: Big man specialist & Detroit Pistons assistant coach Roy Rogers was offered same position by #Blazers & he turned it down CSNNW has learned.
They will leave the door open for Ben Wallace to return for another season, in the hope he can serve as a mentor to Drummond, along with Greg Monroe and assistant coach Roy Rogers.
Pistons coach Lawrence Frank has made two choices for his coaching staff. Former NBA players Dee Brown and Roy Rogers will sit to Frank’s side whenever next season starts, a source confirmed to The Detroit News. Brown, 42, was most recently the head coach and general manager of the Springfield (Mass.) Armor in the NBA Developmental League (NBDL). Brown also coached the WNBA’s Orlando Miracle and San Antonio Silver Stars. He’s more known for his exploits during the 1991 Slam Dunk Contest, where he won it with his famous no-look dunk.
New Detroit coach Lawrence Frank has not announced his coaching staff, but it could include Roy Rogers, who last season worked with the Celtics’ big men. Behind the scenes, Doc Rivers is seeking a defensive coach to replace Frank. Rivers has maintained mostly a low profile during the lockout, but the search for the next defensive coordinator is ongoing.
David Aldridge: With Lawrence Frank going to Detroit, Celtics may stay internal for 1st assistant job, per league source. Roy Rogers among possibilties.