HoopsHype Rod Baker rumors
The Philadelphia 76ers officially announced today several additions and promotions to the basketball operations staff. Sachin Gupta has been named Vice President of Basketball Operations and Ben Falk has been named Vice President of Basketball Strategy. Vince Rozman has been promoted to Director of Basketball Operations & Scouting Innovation. Phil Jabour (Director of Scouting Development) and Danny Mills (International Scout) join recently promoted Rod Baker as new additions to the Sixers scouting department. NBA veteran Sean Rooks joins the Sixers as Player Development Coach and Philadelphia native Eugene Burroughs will serve as the Sixers Shooting Coach. NBA.com
Christopher A. Vito: #Sixers make official the hire of Rod Baker as coach of 87ers, their D-League affiliate. Told Baker will speak to reporters at 6:20 tonight. Twitter @ChrisVito
The Sixers will hire Rod Baker to coach their NBA Development League affiliate, the Delaware 87ers, the league confirmed. Baker was an assistant for the D-League's Bakersfield Jam last season. Before that, he spent the last seven seasons as the Rochester RazorSharks' head coach. The RazorSharks joined the Premier Basketball League in 2008 after two seasons in the American Basketball Association. Baker led Rochester to three PBL titles and one ABA championship. Philadelphia Inquirer
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