The Cleveland Cavaliers announced they are hiring University of California-Berkeley women’s head coach Lindsay Gottlieb as an assistant coach on John Beilein’s staff.
Reports are that Gottlieb will be signing a four-year deal with the Cavs. She’ll be working closely with Beilein and associate head coach J.B. Bickerstaff.
In a landmark appointment for the NBA, the Cleveland Cavaliers are hiring University of California-Berkeley women’s head coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant coach on John Beilein’s staff, league sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 12, 2019
Gottlieb is the third female assistant coach in the NBA. She joins Becky Hammon, who is an assistant with the Spurs, and Jenny Boucek, who is an assistant with Mavericks.
It’s been a busy off-season for the Cavs. It might be time for them to trade Tristan Thompson, just saying.
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