Rick Carlisle Rumors
In a recent interview with NBA TV, Thomas claimed and believed he could have prevented the Malice at the Palace from happening. I was the coach that Carlisle replaced. Had I not got fired, I believe I’d won a championship with that team. I don’t believe there would’ve been a Malice at the Palace, because I don’t believe the Pistons fans would’ve acted that way with me coaching that team.
“Throughout his NBA coaching career, Dick Helm embodied everything that a world class Assistant Coach brings to the game. Over a career that spanned several decades, Dick helped countless players and Coaches become their very best while continually helping promote the NBA game. Dick worked with many NBA coaching greats, most notably, longtime former NBCA President Lenny Wilkens. Dick is an extremely fitting recipient for the Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award,” said Indiana Pacers Head Coach and NBCA President, Rick Carlisle.
Sirius XM NBA: “It was kind of a pretty easy call once we saw that he had interest in us.” @Indiana Pacers GM Chad Buchanan tells @Jason Jackson and @Amin Elhassan what was so appealing in hiring Rick Carlisle as the head coach. #NBASummer | #AlwaysGame pic.twitter.com/1NP0JCm6pL
Scott Agness: Pacers’ team physician Dr. Tim Hupfer of @OrthoIndy has been named NBA Physician of the Year by the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (@NBATA). and Rick Carlisle’s previous training staff in Dallas recognized as the Training Staff of the Year for 2020-21.