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NBC Sports California can confirm another tidbit from Amick’s piece. While Joerger is under contract for next season, the team decided not to extend his assistant coaches’ deals this summer. The group that includes Elston Turner, Duane Tichnor, Bob Thornton, Bryan Gates, Jason March, Larry Lewis and Phil Ricci all are in the final year of their contracts.
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Kings assistant coach Larry Lewis, who is leading the team in the California Classic and NBA Summer League, said Monday that physicality is something Fox has zeroed in on. “After finishing last season, a player can look up and say, ‘OK, the NBA is about this, this and that – I need this if I’m going do what I need to do,’ and I think part of it was him realizing that he had to get in the weight room,” Lewis said. “Since our last game … he didn’t waste any time, I think he got right down to business. He is more physical than I have seen him … He’s not going to sit back and take punches, he’d rather give them.”