Phil Weber Rumors
The Miami HEAT announced today that Phil Weber has been named head coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce. He becomes the 17th head coach in franchise history after serving as a consultant for the HEAT since 2012. An introductory press conference with be held for Weber in the Sanford Pentagon on Wednesday, October 8 at 3:00 p.m. Prior to joining the HEAT as a consultant, Weber worked as an assistant coach for the New York Knicks (2008-12) and Phoenix Suns (1999-2008). Weber also has experience in the college ranks where he was an assistant coach at Iona College (1991-95), Chaminade University (1990-91) and the University of Florida (1984-89). A North Carolina State University graduate in 1984, Weber played basketball under the tutelage of legendary coach Jim Valvano for the Wolfpack.
The Miami HEAT announced today that Phil Weber has been named head coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce. He becomes the 17th head coach in franchise history after serving as a consultant for the HEAT since 2012. An introductory press conference with be held for Weber in the Sanford Pentagon on Wednesday, October 8 at 3:00 p.m.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Ex-Knicks and Suns assistant Phil Weber met with Frank Vogel on Tuesday about a job on Indiana’s coaching staff, league sources tell Y!
D’Antoni, who still lives in Westchester, underwent major knee-replacement surgery 2 1/2 weeks ago and will need doctor’s clearance to get on the bench. Interim coach Bernie Bickerstaff said D’Antoni is expected to fly to L.A. tomorrow for his introductory press conference. D’Antoni is expected to bring in his former Knicks and Phoenix assistants, Phil Weber and Dan D’Antoni, to L.A. “I think it’s a great opportunity for him,’’ Dan D’Antoni told The Post. “New York was a great place to be and this is one of the top franchises in the league. It’s top end. Mike’s a good coach and they’re good players.’’
Dave McMenamin: Two educated guesses on coaches to join Mike D’Antoni’s staff: Phil Weber and his brother, Dan D’Antoni. Source: “Who else? Mystery”
Up next for Olshey will be Indiana assistant Brian Shaw, Memphis assistant David Joerger, and former Orlando assistant Patrick Ewing. San Antonio assistant Mike Budenholzer and former Knicks assistant Phil Weber also are expected to get interviews.
Jason Quick: Former Knicks assistant Phil Weber also a potential candidate for Blazers coaching position
Marc Berman: Source says D’Antoni disciple, ex-#Knicks assistant, Phil Weber will interview with Portland Friday.
Sam Amick: Knicks assistants Phil Weber and Dan D’Antoni gone as well, source says. Ties to Mike, obviously.
A source said Mike D’Antoni’s assistant coaches — Dan D’Antoni, Phil Weber, Herb Williams and Kenny Atkinson — have signed contract extensions for next season, though the club has not and will not announce it. D’Antoni has plans to add another defensive assistant to the staff.
The team is also expected to re-sign three assistant coaches — Phil Weber, Dan D’Antoni and Kenny Atkinson — whose contracts all expire Thursday. Herb Williams’s contract expires later this summer, along with the contracts of several scouts and front-office personnel.