Chip Engelland Rumors
Clemente Almanza: Josh Giddey said Chip Engelland didn’t join the staff to restructure his shot and it’s only been minor adjustments One of those adjustments include him no longer flicking the ball with his thumb “He’s a genius at what he does and I trust the things he has in place for me.”
Clemente Almanza: Thunder PR: OKC Blue HC Grant Gibbs will now join Thunder HC Mark Daigneault’s staff as an assistant Chip Engelland officially named a Thunder assistant coach Thunder assistant Kam Woods named new Blue HC pic.twitter.com/Cf6tSFA3Hn
The one criticism of Giddey’s game so far has been his shooting and ability to hit the scoreboard. But that could change after legendary shooting guru Chip Engelland joined the Thunder this off-season as an assistant coach after a long stint at the San Antonio Spurs. “Shooting was a big one for me this off-season,” Giddey said. “Spent a lot of time in the gym getting up shots. Obviously having Chip England here — one of the best shooting coaches if not the best in the world — here at the Thunder is someone that’s perfect for me to use as much as possible. He’s been great.” Asked if Engelland has tweaked his shooting style at all, Giddey said: “Not really. Chip’s hard to explain. He’s a wizard with what he does.
There were 13 Thunder players in attendance during Olin Simplis’ Big Guard U NBA runs. The 13 players include Gilgeous-Alexander, Josh Giddey, Lu Dort, Ousmane Dieng, Jalen Williams, Tre Mann, Darius Bazley, Aleksej Pokusevski, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, Jaylin Williams, Aaron Wiggins, Lindy Waters III and Eugene Omoruyi. Some Thunder coaches like Chip Engelland were also in attendance.
Tom Orsborn: Keldon Johnson on the role Chip Engelland played in helping him gain his extension by molding him into 3-point threat: “Chip helped me a lot. He’s a great coach, and I feel like I will forever be grateful for the time and the work that he put in with me on my jump shot.”