In a press release today, the 76ers announced they have finalized deals with Dave Joerger, Sam Cassel, and Dan Burke to become assistant coaches under Doc Rovers. They also announced Popeye Jones, Eric Hughes, and Brian Adams to the staff. Pete Dominguez will be a coaching associate, and Todd Pandov will be an assistant coach/performance associate.
In a statement Doc Rovers described why the addition of these guys was such a priority.
“After taking this job, one of my top priorities was forming the best staff in the NBA,” Rivers said. “I’m thrilled with the way it came together as this group boasts years of valuable NBA experience, both playing and coaching, and each member brings a championship-level mindset to the table. I’m confident in my staff’s ability to best support our players and look forward to getting into the lab with our team as soon as we get the green light.”Doc Rivers on his coaching staff per 765ers press release.