HoopsHype Darvin Ham rumors

January 9, 2012 Updates

Ham's first NBA stop as a player was with the Denver Nuggets, when a young Mike Brown was in the Nuggets' basketball-operations office. Ham was also on the Detroit team that beat the Lakers for the 2004 NBA championship. Ham even held the unusual position of player-coach for the New Mexico Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League in the 2007-08 season. When Ham interviewed for the job with the Lakers, Brown told him to help expand Bynum's game. Bynum has been on a roll, averaging 18.8 points and 15.7 rebounds through six games. "He's come out of the cage like a bull," Ham said. "It's a testament to the work he puts in. That kid works hard. He's hungry." Bynum was out of breath after his pregame workout Sunday with Ham, offering only a few words as he strode to the locker room, dripping sweat. "He sure is helping," Bynum said between heaves. Los Angeles Times

December 22, 2011 Updates
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Tas Melas: Darvin Ham is auctioning off his 2004 Pistons championship ring - let's go in on it guys: http://www.lelands.com/Auctio… Twitter

November 15, 2011 Updates
October 25, 2011 Updates

The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Darvin Ham to join new coach Mike Brown's staff, the team announced Monday. "I'm very happy to have Darvin join our coaching staff," Brown said in a statement released by the team. "I've known Darvin since his rookie year in Denver and have watched him make the transition from player to coach. He has put in the hard work that is necessary to have success at this level and I look forward to having him on our staff." ESPN.com

October 24, 2011 Updates
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July 27, 2010 Updates

Former NBA player Darvin Ham is expected to be announced as the next head coach of the NBA Development League's New Mexico Thunderbirds at a press conference this morning. Ham will be the fourth head coach in the team's six-year history, following in the footsteps of John Coffino, Jeff Ruland and Michael Cooper. FanHouse.com

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