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Sirius XM NBA: Long time coach Del Harris will be inducted to @Hoophall later this year. He tells @Rick Kamla he’s grateful to be included with the other great names in his class.

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Marc Stein: Longtime NBA coach Del Harris has been chosen alongside George Karl for induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The 13-member @Hoophall class for 2022 includes former NBA stars Manu Ginobili, Tim Hardaway and Lou Hudson, coaches George Karl, Del Harris and Larry Costello, longtime referee Hugh Evans and WNBA stars Swin Cash and Lindsay Whalen.
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The rookie’s inclusion in the starting lineup was the result of forward Robert Horry spraining his left ankle during the team’s win over the Seattle SuperSonics. Coach Del Harris decided to move guard Eddie Jones to the three-spot, then put Bryant into Jones’ role at shooting guard. But even then, Harris had a contingency plan in case the moment proved too big for Bryant. “It’s a risk,” Harris told The County Sun during shootaround. “If it doesn’t work out, we’ll put Jerome Kersey in there. At this point, Jerome will be a backup, and we have to get him settled into that. And Byron Scott is a backup. Kobe knows when Robert’s back, he’ll go back (to coming off the bench).”
What have you learned about organizational structure in the past two decades? Mark Cuban: There’s business organizational structure and there’s players. It’s a player-driven league. You have to adapt to the players. What does that adaptation look like? Mark Cuban: Nico and J-Kidd. They get to come in with a fresh start. The players are just different. When I first came here, there was a playbook. Del Harris would hand you a playbook. There are no kids today reading anything. I don’t care what it is. But if you put it in a video? We are talking about putting plays in an app where you just scroll like a TikTok video. It’s no different than my 12-year-old, my 15-year-old and my 18-year-old. If I want to know what news is happening, I ask what happened on TikTok because that’s how you get them. Why are the kids coming into the NBA any different than our kids? It’s the exact same thing.
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