Indian-American named NBA staff’s assistant coach

Houston, September 16

Memphis Grizzlies, an American skilled basketball staff which competes within the NBA, has employed an Indian-American as its assistant coach.

Sonia Raman joins Vin Bhavnani (Oklahoma City Thunder) and Roy Rana (Sacramento Kings) as the one coaches of Indian origin within the NBA.

Raman turns into the 14th feminine assistant coach within the historical past of the NBA and the 10th amongst present teaching staffers within the league. She turns into the seventh feminine coach to be employed as an assistant within the league for the reason that starting of the 2019-20 season. “She has a high basketball IQ and a tremendous ability to teach the game,” head coach Taylor Jenkins stated. “She is going to be a great addition.”

Raman had served as the top coach of the ladies’s basketball staff on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) since 2008. “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to be part of the Grizzlies coaching staff. I can’t wait to get to Memphis and get started with Taylor, his staff and the team’s emerging young core,” Raman stated. — PTI

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Jamal Murray scored 40 factors as Denver Nuggets accomplished a shocking comeback within the Western Conference semifinals with a 104-89 victory over Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7. Third seeds Nuggets grew to become the primary NBA staff to rally from 1-Three deficits twice in the identical postseason. They defeated Utah Jazz within the first spherical. Denver will meet prime seeds Los Angeles Lakers within the finals, starting Friday. reuters

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