Igor Kokoskov Rumors
Emiliano Carchia: Igor Kokoskov is the front runner for Panathinaikos head coaching job for next season, according to sources
Steve Kyler: Borrego said the addition of Igor Kokoskov has been really helpful, as he’s brought a blank-slate mentality to the process. Borrego said Kokoskov is seeing the team really for the first time and thats been helpful in crafting the process, in all phases of the game.
Not only do the Orlando Magic intend to have James Borrego finish out the season as their interim head coach, but the organization has hired a new lead assistant coach, Igor Kokoskov, to help Borrego the rest of the way. Kokoskov has worked previously as an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons, Phoenix Suns and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Marc Stein: Hearing new Lakers coach Byron Scott is closing on the addition of Igor Kokoskov, one of Europe’s finest coaching exports, to his LA staff. Kokoskov, of Serbia, was on Mike Brown’s staff in Cleveland last season and just led Georgia to qualification for next summer’s EuroBasket.
Among the NBA personnel helping national teams this summer: Houston Rockets assistant coach Kelvin Sampson is an assistant with Canada. Golden State Warriors advanced scout Chris Thomas is an assistant coach with Slovenia. Minnesota Timberwolves advanced scout Pat Zipfel is the Dominican Republic’s scout. Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach Igor Kokoskov is Georgia’s coach, and Houston Rockets advanced scout Jason Staudt is a scout for Georgia.