Bob Beyer Rumors
Marc Stein: Multiple coaching staff changes appear to be looming in Oklahoma City as well with the Sacramento Kings, I’m told, in pursuit of Bob Beyer from Billy Donovan’s staff and, as we reported earlier today, new Suns coach Monty Williams seeking to bring Mark Bryant to Phoenix
Former Pistons associate head coach Bob Beyer has landed an assistant coaching job with the Oklahoma City Thunder, a source told the Free Press, confirming a report from ESPN.com’s Royce Young. The Free Press was first to report the Thunder’s interest in Beyer last month. Beyer, 56, spent the past four seasons as an assistant under Van Gundy including the past two as associate head coach.
Detroit Pistons Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations Stan Van Gundy announced today promotions and restructuring within the basketball operations staff. Pat Garrity has been promoted to assistant general manager, Andrew Loomis to chief of staff and Bob Beyer to associate head coach. Otis Smith joins the Pistons’ staff as director of player development/assistant coach while assistant coach Brendan Malone will transition to a special assignment scout, residing in New York. Quentin Richardson is leaving the organization for personal reasons.