The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that the team has named Jim O’Brien and Kevin Young as Assistant Coaches, John Bryant and Alvin Williams as Player Development Coaches, John Townsend as Shooting Coach, Chris Babcock as Assistant Director of Player Development and Dr. Lance Pearson as Director of Applied Analytics.
John Townsend Rumors
One day after formally announcing his two assistant GMs, Blazers General Manager Rich Cho continues to re-shape the Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers have decided not to renew the contract of shooting coach John Townsend, according to a source with knowledge of the decision. Townsend spent the last three seasons with the organization after being hired by former General Manager Kevin Pritchard.