CLIPPERS COACHING STAFF 48 | CLIPPERS GAMETIME MAGAZINE DEE BROWN DIRECTOR OF PLAYER PROGRAMS Dee Brown joins the Clippers as the Director of Player Programs after spending the season with the Denver Nuggets as an Assistant Coach/Director of Player Development. Prior to his time with the Nuggets, Brown served two seasons with the Sacramento Kings where he held the title of Director of Player Development and Assistant Coach under Michael Malone. Previously, Brown spent two seasons as an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons after serving as Head Coach and Director of Basketball Operations for the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League (2009-10 – 2010-11). Following a stellar collegiate career at Jacksonville University, Brown was selected by Boston with the 19th overall pick in the 1990 NBA Draft, earning All-Rookie First Team honors after averaging 8.7 points and 4.2 assists per game to help the Celtics win the Atlantic Division. He also won the 1991 NBA Slam Dunk contest and went on to average 12.2 points per contest during the postseason. In his 12-year NBA career, Brown played for three teams – Boston, Toronto and Orlando – and averaged 11.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per contest in 609 games. As a member of the Raptors, he led the NBA with 135 three-pointers made in 1998-99. Brown turned his attention to the sidelines after retiring as a player, coaching the WNBA’s Orlando Miracle in 2002 and the San Antonio Silver Stars in 2004. Between head coaching stops, Brown served as Director of Player Development for the Magic in 2005. Additionally, Brown is the President and CEO of EDGE Basketball, LLC., Florida’s premier basketball training facility, which has trained NBA players such as Grant Hill, Drew Gooden and Chucky Atkins. He was the winner of ESPN’s “Dream Job” and became an analyst for a number of the network’s basketball shows. He and his wife, Tammy, have a son, Anakin, and three daughters, Alexis, Alyssa and Alanni. J.P. CLARK PLAYER DEVELOPMENT J.P. Clark enters his fourth season with the Clippers following one season with Boston in their Player Development Department. During his time with the Celtics, Clark also served as an assistant coach for their D-League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws. The Indiana native was the Assistant Director of Operations for the men’s basketball team at the University of Central Florida from 2011-2012. He played basketball at Flagler College and graduated in 2009. BRIAN ADAMS COACHING ASSOCIATE Brian Adams begins his second season with the Clippers as Coaching Associate after coming to Los Angeles from Marist College. Adams previously worked as an assistant coach at Marist, helping to re-build the basketball program under Head Coach Jeff Bower. From 2011-13, Adams worked as an assistant coach with the Harvard men’s basketball team. In his first year in Cambridge, Adams and the 2011-12 Crimson team established a school record with 26 victories, and Harvard won its second straight Ivy League title, earning a berth in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1946. Adams, who spent the five years with the Celtics, was a member of the organization when Boston won the NBA title in 2008. After serving as a video intern for the Celtics in 2005-06, Adams was promoted to video coordinator and spent four seasons in that capacity with the franchise. A native of Pine Plains, N.Y., Adams began his career as a basketball operations intern for the New York Knicks. He ran track & field and was the men’s basketball team manager as an undergraduate at Connecticut College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2006.
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