Jun 28, 2 years ago

Reports : NBA veteran Phil Weber could be Indian men’s Basketball coach

Reports : NBA veteran Phil Weber could be Indian men’s Basketball coach

A massive news is coming for the Indian Basketball fans as  reports indicate that highly experienced NBA assistant coach Phil Weber is in line to be the next head coach of the Indian men’s team.

This step can make a significant shift in the national Basketball scene as Phil Weber is highly skilled coach & is working for the NBA right now.

According to a tweet by ESPN reporter Mark Stein, the 55-year-old Weber is a strong candidate for the role, but there is sill some confirmation has to be made about this

Weber is in his 12th season as NBA coach, having spent nine as an assistant coach with the Phoenix Suns (1999-2000 to 2007-08) and since then with the New York knicks. During his time with the Suns, the team won three straight Pacific Division titles.

 He has also served as head coach of the Suns’ Vegas Summer League teams and in 2006 worked with the USA men’s team in its preparation for the FIBA Men’s World Championships. Prior to working with the Suns, he helped develop and NBA academy in Las Vegas, from which hoop stars such as Shawn Marion, Baron Davis, Jalen Rose and Pat Garrity came through. His experience as a coach dates back to 1984, when he began at the University of Florida.
Bhaskar Sappaniambalam is the current coach of the senior men’s team, which is ranked 53 in the world.
Earlier this month, the Basketball Federation of India appointed Zoran Visic as the head coach of the women’s basketball team ahead of the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, which will be held in Bengaluru from July 23-29.


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