New coach Stotts adds 3 assistant coaches
Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts has announced three
additions to his coach staff with the hirings of Jay Triano, David
Vanterpool and Kim Hughes.
Triano was head coach of the Toronto Raptors for three seasons
before becoming the team’s vice president of pro scouting last
season. He played in three Olympics with Canada’s national
Vanterpool, has spent the past two seasons as a pro scout with
the Oklahoma City Thunder. He played briefly for the Washington
Wizards in the 2000-01 season going abroad to play and coach with
Hughes served as an assistant coach with the Los Angeles
Clippers from 2003-10. He finished the final 33 games of the
2009-10 season as interim head coach. He has also worked for the
Denver Nuggets and Milwaukee Bucks.