Former NBA participant and longtime assistant Sidney Lowe is becoming a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers as an assistant coach, Basic Supervisor Koby Altman and Head Coach J.B. Bickerstaff introduced Thursday.
Lowe, an assistant with the Detroit Pistons the final three seasons, joins a Cavs workforce trying to get again on monitor after going 22-50 and ending thirteenth within the Jap Convention final season.
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“Sidney brings a wealth of teaching expertise and familiarity to our employees,” mentioned Bickerstaff. “He is a superb instructor of the sport and his means to construct lasting relationships throughout the board is integral to the expansion of our general tradition right here in Cleveland. Sidney additionally brings the entire character traits we worth as a human being – loyalty, belief, and integrity. I look ahead to working with him and constructing one thing particular along with our younger and gifted roster.”
The 61-year-old has an in depth NBA resume relationship again to 1983 when he was drafted twenty fifth by the Chicago Bulls after main the North Carolina State Wolfpack to the NCAA title over Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler of the College of Houston Cougars.
Lowe performed for 5 NBA groups in 5 seasons, intermittently interrupted by time within the Continental Basketball League and World Basketball League over a seven-year interval.
He began his teaching profession as an assistant with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1991 and has labored as an assistant or head coach for six NBA groups and NC State.
This will likely be Lowe’s second stint with the Cavs.
He was an assistant underneath coach Mike Fratello for 5 years from 1994-1999.
In his 5 years as a head coach for Minnesota and the Vancouver/Memphis Grizzlies, Lowe compiled a 79-228 report or .257 profitable proportion.