Darrell Walker Rumors
The Reno Bighorns are in search of a new head coach and an NBA lifer who’s most remembered for his time with the New York Knicks is being considered for the job. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, former NBA guard Darrell Walker is one of a handful candidates who have interviewed for the position. Multiple reports have suggested that the Sacramento Kings, who run basketball operations for the Bighorns, have already decided on the team’s next head coach. However, sources have told Cowbell Kingdom that they’ve yet to make a hire.
His persistence was on display before the tip Wednesday. He spotted Darrell Walker, a Knicks assistant whom Bhatia has known since Walker’s brief tenure as the Raptors’ coach, from 1996 to 1998. “Darrell!” Bhatia yelped. “Darrell! Coach! Darrell! Darrell!” Walker turned around — what choice did he have? — and grabbed a seat. “What’s up, Nav?” he said. “Look at you with the bling!” Bhatia was wearing several sparkly pieces of jewelry. His watch was practically the size of a chandelier. “I have to be in touch with these young people!” Bhatia said. “I have to look good! I have to have my bling bling on!”