HoopsHype Eric Snow rumors
Bummed that you lost to Michael Jordan in the Finals? Might as well make a little money off of it. Former NBA player Eric Snow was a member of the 1995-96 Seattle SuperSonics, a team led by Shawn Kemp and Gary Payton that managed to take Jordan’s Chicago Bulls to six games in the 1996 Finals before losing. Nearly 20 years later, Snow is auctioning off an autographed pair of the black-and-red Air Jordan XI signature sneakers that were worn by Jordan himself during Game 3 of the 1996 Finals. Grey Flannel Auctions listed the sneakers this week with an opening price of $5,000. By early Wednesday morning, bidding was up to $6,655 and expected to climb much higher before the auction ends on June 18. SI.com
One name that makes sense is former Cavs guard Eric Snow, who was an assistant under Larry Brown at SMU this past season. He doesn't have vast coaching experience, but he seems like he'd be a Brown-type guy. He's disciplined, hard-working and no-nonsense. Snow, a Canton native, played for the Cavs from 2004-08. The Cavs could keep one of the holdovers from Coach Byron Scott's staff — Jamahl Mosley or Nate Tibbetts — or perhaps Canton Charge coach Alex Jensen. One former player who likely called Brown is ex-Cavs forward Donyell Marshall, who is living in the Cleveland area. He coached in the NBA Development League two years ago. News-Herald
Jeff Goodman: SMU's Larry Brown has also hired former NBA players Eric Snow (player personnel guy) and George Lynch (strength/conditioning) - per source. Twitter
Comcast SportsNet color commentator Eric Snow still had not recovered by Saturday from an illness that kept him from working the previous night. For the second consecutive game, Sixers general manager Ed Stefanski joined play-by-play man Marc Zumoff to call the game. Philadelphia Inquirer
Former 76er Allen Iverson is reportedly mulling a contract offer from a team in Turkey, a precipitous fall the one-time NBA MVP and four-time league scoring champion. “It’s disappointing,” Eric Snow, once Iverson’s backcourt partner with the Sixers, said before Tuesday’s preseason game against Boston in the Wells Fargo Center. It was Snow’s first game as a TV analyst for the team. “You want to see him finish his career here,” Snow said, “but yet and still it’s his peace and happiness that’s most important.” Philly Sports Daily
A former Sixer is returning home as Comcast SportsNet named Eric Snow color analyst for the broadcast team. Snow will work alongside Marc Zumoff for all broadcasts on Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network. His first game will be during preseason when the Sixers take on the Boston Celtics on Oct. 12. "I'm very happy and excited to be re-joining the Sixers family as a part of their broadcast team," said Snow. "I spent my best and most enthusiastic years of my NBA career with this organization and its fans and I truly feel honored and blessed to have been given this opportunity to return." CSNPhilly.com
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