Chad Iske Rumors
The Nuggets are hiring a slew of pro and college scouts, sources told The Denver Post. Drew Nicholas, a former scout for the Sixers and Celtics, will be the Nuggets’ new director of scouting and oversee the department. Mike Penberthy, formerly an assistant coach for the Lakers, will join the organization as a pro scout and shooting coach. Chad Iske, an assistant coach for the Charlotte Hornets, will also join as a pro scout, as will Jarrett Stephens.
Richman joins Robert Pack as the latest additions to Brook’s staff. The pair will replace Sidney Lowe and Chad Iske, who left for jobs in Detroit and Charlotte, respectively. “I’m very fortunate to have two talented coaches added to my staff,” Brooks said. “I wish Sidney and Chad well. They were terrific the two years that we were together, but I’m excited to add Robert Pack and Ryan Richman.”
Candace Buckner: The #Wizards are promoting player development coordinator Ryan Richman to assistant coach. Richman steps to the front of the bench after the departure of Chad Iske. Story coming on Richman, and his rise as from video coordinator to coach.
Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations & General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today that the team has named Jay Triano, Chad Iske, Jay Hernandez, Ronald Nored and Dutch Gaitley assistant coaches on the staff of new Head Coach James Borrego. Triano brings 15 years of NBA coaching experience to Charlotte, including 308 games as a head coach with the Toronto Raptors and Phoenix Suns. He entered the NBA in 2002 as an assistant coach with the Raptors and served in that capacity until December 3, 2008, when he was named interim head coach. The first Canadian-born head coach in NBA history, he went on to serve as head coach of the team for the remainder of that season and two more seasons after that. From 2012-16, Triano was an assistant coach with the Portland Trail Blazers, before moving to the Suns as associate head coach in 2016-17. He served as Phoenix’s interim head coach for 79 games last season. Triano is also in his second stint as head coach of the Canadian National Team, a post he has held since 2012 and previously had from 1998-2004.