Casey Hill Rumors
Former Santa Cruz Warriors head coach Casey Hill will be named the head coach of the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario, multiple league sources tell 2 Ways & 10 Days. Hill, spent the past four seasons as the head coach in Santa Cruz, amassing a 114–86 (.570) regular season record, including a G League championship for the 2014–15 season.
“Robert Swift? I think about him all the time” says Bob Myers, Swift’s former agent and now the GM of the Warriors. Like most everyone I talk to, Myers wants to know how Swift is doing. Not in basketball but in life. “I feel bad I couldn’t help him,” says Voigt. “I hope somebody can.” “He caught the bad side of the business,” says Casey Hill, now the coach of the Santa Cruz (Calif.) Warriors of the D-League. “An NBA athlete who has a lot of money who’s 18 or 19, with parents who’ve taken advantage of him… ” He trails off. “How much pain was he in?” wonders Sherman Alexie, the author, poet, and a key figure in the save the Sonics campaign in Seattle. “How much pain did he carry into the league? Was he doomed to fail?” Alexie, a recovering alcoholic, says he feels “total empathy and hope for his recovery.”
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The other clients signed are former NBA player and head coach Terry Porter, Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Stephen Silas, Utah Jazz assistant coach, Johnnie Bryant and Casey Hill, head coach of the D-League champion Santa Cruz Warriors.