Former Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks to become Chauncey Billups ‘main assistant coach on the Portland Trail Blazers’ new project, who try to put together a bench and a competitive squad to convince Damian Lillard and that the player give them another chance.
Brooks left the US capital after failing to reach an agreement to renew his contract. The coach spent five turbulent years in Washington after his previous stint as head coach of the golden age of the Oklahoma City Thunder of Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and company.
Portland will also add Roy Rogers to its coaching staff., a defensive tactics specialist who worked with Billups last year at the LA Clippers.
The former player, after a year as Los Angeles’ assistant, will get his first chance as head coach in Oregon.