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Lloyd Pierce in a new city, working with a new coaching staff, and won’t have nearly the same level of responsibilities and pressure that come with being a head coach. And yet, he emphasizes, “I’ve never stressed a day in my life. “I don’t stress, this is just basketball. It’s a wonderful opportunity. The same year I was fired, I had a daughter, I won the Olympics and have a new job. I’m good.” Pierce, 45, was without a job since March after the Hawks sputtered to a 14-20 start to the season. “I am good,” he wrote then. “It’s just basketball. If you feel sorry, volunteer or donate to those truly in need.”
Coming off two and a half seasons as a head coach, he now will be Carlisle’s right-hand man. Together, with the other three assistant coaches, they’re tasked with making the franchise relevant again — and that starts with getting out of the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2014. “I have a big saying: Getting better helping others get better,” said Pierce. “So the more I can help others get better, the better I’ll be.”

J. Michael: The Pacers are closing in on adding former Butler guard (previously Hornets asst coach) Ronald Nored to Rick Carlisle’s staff, league sources tell @IndyStarSports …. Can confirm Lloyd Pierce already locked in as the top assistant as first reported by @wojespn