HoopsHype Roy Rogers rumors


June 8, 2013 Updates
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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. Sacramento Bee

May 13, 2013 Updates

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. CSNNW.com

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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. Detroit News

August 14, 2011 Updates

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. Boston Globe

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The contracts for all of Doc Rivers’ assistant coaches expired on June 30, but only one has been told to find another job. Two league sources confirmed that Roy Rogers, who replaced Clifford Ray as big man coach last season, will not return. Boston Herald

September 17, 2010 Updates

Ainge confirmed that the Celtics have had conversations with former New Jersey assistant coach Roy Rogers about their vacant spot on the bench after Clifford Ray was not retained this season, but no deal has been consummated. Rogers spent time under then-Nets head coach Lawrence Frank, who Boston brought in as its top assistant this season replacing Tom Thibodeau. Yahoo! Sports first reported Boston's interest in Rogers. Ray's departure was first reported by The Boston Globe. ESPN.com

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