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Jarron Collins
Jarron Collins
Position: -
Born: 12/02/78
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:252 lbs. / 114.3 kg.
Earnings: $15,008,171 ($19,308,946*)
Collins’ departure leaves a vacancy in the front of the bench as the second assistant behind Brown. Milojević, sources indicate, isn’t expected to move into that seat. His hiring is on the player development side, with an obvious focus on big men, giving him an important level of responsibility in the growth plan for James Wiseman.
Or perhaps the Magic go with a first-time head coach like Udoka, who league sources have strongly linked to this opening as well. Although there is a belief that Udoka has a greater interest in joining Boston. Jarron Collins, one of three player development-leaning coaches dismissed as part of a shakeup with Golden State’s staff, has already had conversations with Orlando too, sources said.
“This is about myself and my own personal growth,” Collins told ESPN’s The Undefeated. “I had a conversation with (head coach) Steve (Kerr) and the Warriors. I’ve been there seven years and coached Hall of Fame players. We’ve won championships. I learned so much. For me, this is about taking the next journey and next step in my career. “Obviously, Steve Kerr is the head coach and Mike Brown is the lead assistant. It’s time for me to step out and see whatever opportunities are out there for me.”
“I’m going to really miss Jarron, both personally and professionally,” Kerr told The Undefeated in a statement. “He’s an excellent coach and a wonderful human being. It’s going to be different without him around, but he deserves the chance to continue his growth with the goal of ultimately becoming a head coach in the NBA. Jarron has all the skills necessary. He’s a great teacher and communicator, he’s smart and funny, and he knows the game.”