Former NBA player and coach Jerry Stackhouse received a contract extension with Vanderbilt University men’s basketball team today and will continue to coach the NCAA for a fourth season as head coach.
Stackhouse, 47, started his NBA career in 1995 with the third overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers. He played for multiple teams during his 18-season career, including the 76ers, Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks, Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks and Brooklyn The Nets, and 2-time All-Star, played in more than 970 NBA games.
After officially resigning as an NBA player, he became an assistant coach of the Toronto Raptors in 2015. After coaching for 1 season, he transferred to the development league affiliated team Tyranny 905 as a head coach to compete in the development league, leading the ball The team won a championship in 2016 and served as an assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies after two years in charge.
Until 2019, the 18-season NBA veteran took over for the Vanderbilt men’s basketball team, which failed to advance to the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Last season was his third season as coach, leading the team to the Final Four of the NIT Championship with a 19-win record, and during this period led the team back to the SEC for a good record.
Stackhouse was praised by the university’s athletic director for his excellent coaching ability and effectiveness. Officials refer to the former NBA veteran’s contribution to Vanderbilt University in the first 3 seasons, so he officially announced today that he signed a contract extension, and in this statement promised that Stackhouse will continue to be the ball. The leaders of the team play an important role for the team in the championship and look forward to the future together.
In addition, the 1995 NBA No. 3 pick is also giving back talent to the NBA. Currently, three Vanderbilt University men’s basketball players have been sent to the Detroit Pistons’ 23-year-old guard Saben Lee and Indiana Walker. Los Angeles Lakers forward Aaron Nesmith, 23, and 21-year-old guard Scottie Pippen Jr., who entered the NBA earlier this year with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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