Former NBA head coach Bill Musselman joins LSU basketball staff - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Former NBA head coach Bill Musselman joins LSU basketball staff

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Eric Musselman will become the only former NBA head coach serving as an associate coach in the NCAA basketball.

LSU head coach Johnny Jones announced the hiring of the 49-year-old Musselman Tuesday. Musselman spent the past two seasons at Arizona State University.

From 2002-04, Musselman served as the Golden State Warriors head coach and became the head coach of the Sacramento Kings from 2006-07.

He and his father, the late Bill Musselman were the first father and son to become NBA head coaches.

Bill Musselman coached in the CBA in the 1990's and coached against the old Mississippi Coast Jets.

His wife is from Atlanta and they decided to head South and jumped at the opportunity at LSU.

 

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