Larry Krystkowiak Rumors
Wright keeps in contact with Larry Krystkowiak via text on occasion, although he’s bummed they didn’t meet up when his former coach was recruiting in his Canadian neck of the woods during All-Star Weekend. Believe it or not, Wright even still has the braces that were attached to his teeth at the beginning of his college days. “I’m kind of used to them,” Wright said, flashing a silver and white smile. “I don’t want to get them off yet. I’m kind of taking the process slowly.”
Assistant coach Larry Krystkowiak will be named the head coach at the University of Utah today, receiving a five-year deal, averaging pout to $950,000 per. “I’m excited for Larry. Well deserved,” Johnson said. “We’re going to be losing a man of strong character, solid family. Really good basketball coach. Did a lot of nice things for us this year behind the scenes. So really enjoyed working with him. We think this is a great opportunity for him. “He talked about getting back to college and we think it’s really good timing for him.”
A press conference introducing Larry Krystkowiak as the new men’s basketball coach at the University of Utah will held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Krystkowiak (pronounced kris-KOH-vee-ak), who has head coaching experience in the NCAA, CBA and NBA, leaves a position as an assistant coach with the New Jersey Nets to become the 15th head coach in Utah men’s basketball history.