Miles Simon Rumors
Jeff Goodman: Arizona interviewed Damon Stoudamire today and will interview Miles Simon tomorrow, source told @stadium. No decision has been made yet on a successor to Sean Miller. Gonzaga associate head coach Tommy Lloyd is also in the mix.
Jeff Goodman: Three names in the Arizona family that should be in mix are: Pacific coach Damon Stoudamire, Lakers assistant/former Arizona assistant Miles Simon and Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner. One name outside the family that has gotten some pub lately: Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd.
When Pelinka, who was Bryant’s longtime agent before he joined the Lakers, addressed the room, he told stories about Bryant and “Gigi” sharing a love for basketball. They were flying to her game Sunday morning, and other victims of the crash included two teammates, three parents, and a coach. Among those who also spoke were senior basketball adviser Kurt Rambis; assistant coaches Lionel Hollins, Phil Handy, Miles Simon and Mike Penberthy, who won a championship with Bryant as a backup point guard for the Lakers in 2001; and Dwight Howard.
The Los Angeles Lakers have named Jason Kidd, Lionel Hollins, Phil Handy, Miles Simon, Mike Penberthy and Quinton Crawford as assistant coaches on Head Coach Frank Vogel’s staff, it was announced today. Also named to Vogel’s staff are Greg St. Jean as player development coach/advance scout, Dru Anthrop as head video coordinator/player development coach, and Jon Pastorek, as assistant video coordinator/player development coach.
Harrison Faigen: David Wear got his FIBA clearance, and after watching the Lakers for the last few games from the sidelines, he is cleared to play for the team tonight. Obviously it’s up to Miles Simon to decide if he will and how much.
Ryan Ward: Miles Simon will be the leader on the sideline for the #Lakers during Summer League in Las Vegas. Coby Karl will be his associate head coach. These roles are flipped during the California Classic in Sacramento.