Throughout that season, assistant coach Greg Heiar, who was assigned to work with Mays twice a day almost every day for three years, saw a player who was in pain but newly determined. “It was a life-changing moment,” said Heiar, now an assistant coach at East Tennessee State. “He was already focused before, but he was laser-focused after [Sims’ death].”
September 24, 2021 | 2:48 pm EDT Update
Jovan Buha: Free agent James Ennis worked out for the Lakers this week, sources tell @The Athletic. As Lakers vice president of basketball operations and general manager Rob Pelinka said on Thursday, the team is looking to fill its 14th roster spot by training camp next Tuesday.
Andrew Greif: The Clippers have announced Ty Lue’s coaching staff. Brian Shaw and Jay Larranaga join as assistants (as previously reported) with Shaun Fein promoted to assistant coach. Wesley Johnson and Cookie Belcher are joining in coaching and player development roles, per the team.