Saturday, January 14, 2012
Alex English joins Sacramento Kings coaching staff
In announcing the hiring, recently appointed head coach Keith Smart described English as a great addition to the staff and someone who will be good for everyone on the team, especially the Kings' younger players. "He was an elite player in this league for a long time and is a very good coach. When he talks, they'll listen," said Smart. "We're trying to surround ourselves with the right people that fit our basketball team who have the ability to teach our guys and also have a firm hand to get them walking in the right direction as young men."
Prior to his time with the Raptors, English held similar positions with the Philadelphia 76ers and Atlanta Hawks and was head coach of the North Charleston Lowgaters of the National Basketball Development League.
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Editor's Note: The Woolfolk Group congratulates Alex English on his new appointment and extends best wishes for success in Sacramento.