Darren Erman Rumors
Rondo met with the Pelicans on Thursday and again Saturday in Atlanta before committing to a contract with New Orleans, league sources told The Vertical. Rondo, a four-time NBA All-Star, has met with Pelicans general manager Dell Demps and head coach Alvin Gentry and has strong relationships with star center DeMarcus Cousins and assistant coach Darren Erman.
Anthony Slater: Steph Curry on his mid-game, post-shot high-five with Pelicans assistant Darren Erman, a former Warrior assistant
Brett Dawson: Alvin Gentry and Darren Erman both spoke to Yabusele afterward. He said they told him he had a good workout and talked some about defense.
Here’s why: Back in April of 2014, Warriors assistant Darren Erman was reportedly fired by the Warriors for recording conversations between the team’s players and coaches. Russell had secretly recorded Nick Young talking about cheating on his fiancée Iggy Azalea.
Gentry said he is still looking to fill the one remaining spot on his staff. But Gentry retained Kevin Hanson and Fred Vinson, who both were assistants on former Pelicans Monty Williams’ staff. Hanson will continue working with Davis, while Vinson is expected to remain as a shooting coach to help players like swingman Tyreke Evans. Gentry hired Darren Erman as his lead assistant and New Orleans native Robert Pack earlier this month