Scott Brooks Rumors
Shams Charania: Sources: Candidates for lead assistant role for Portland Trail Blazers and new head coach Chauncey Billups: Former Bulls/Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro, ex-Wizards/Thunder coach Scott Brooks and Lakers assistant Lionel Hollins.
Marc Stein: The Lakers have interviewed former Wizards coach Scott Brooks for a potential spot on Frank Vogel’s staff, league sources say. @espn reported last week that former Knicks and Grizzlies coach David Fizdale would soon join the Lakers after Jason Kidd’s departure to coach Dallas.
Ted Leonsis: Thank you, Scott Brooks, his entire family and his coaching staff for the many years of service and leadership to the @Washington Wizards and our community. pic.twitter.com/ASW0UURhU5
Ohm Youngmisuk: Tommy Sheppard on Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook endorsing Scott Brooks: “I take that all into account… I am aware of how people feel, how I feel… this is show-business, not show-friends… I am all about doing the very best thing for the Washington Wizards.”
Chase Hughes: GM Tommy Sheppard said he made the decision to let Brooks go and when he told team chairman Ted Leonsis, he got his blessing: “‘If that’s what you want to do, then that’s what you’ll do.'”
Ava Wallace: Tommy Sheppard, asked about Russell Westbrook’s relationship with Scott Brooks: “[Westbrook] wont the MVP in Okla City under a different coach. He was all-NBA last season under a different coach.” Said he’s been grateful for Westbrook and Beal’s insight.