Tag: Kenny Atkinson

Kenny Atkinson calling out a defensive assignment while on the sidelines with the Golden State Warriors during the 2022 NBA Playoffs. (Images: Elsa/Getty)

Kenny Atkinson Won’t Become Charlotte Hornets’ Next Head Coach

Buzz City is, well, buzzing at the shocking news that “Kenny said no!” Just when you thought that the Charlotte Hornets hired Kenny Atkinson as their new head coach, Atkinson backed out of the deal and will remain an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors. Mike D’Antoni and Terry […]

Kenny Atkinson (left) on the sideline with Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors. (Image: Getty)

Charlotte Hornets to Hire Kenny Atkinson as New Head Coach

The Charlotte Hornets narrowed down their search for a new head coach to Kenny Atkinson or Mike D’Antoni, but team owner Michael Jordan ultimately tapped Atkinson to fill the vacancy. James Borrego spent four-plus seasons as the head coach with the Hornets and amassed a 148-183 record since taking over […]

Los Angeles Lakers and LeBron James will select a new head coach among three finalists including Darvin Ham (left), Kenny Atkinson, and Terry Stotts (far right). (Image: Clutch Points)

Darvin Ham, Terry Stotts Finalists for LA Lakers Head Coaching Vacancy

The Los Angeles Lakers frantically have been looking for a new head coach and after an extensive search, three candidates are still in the running: Darvin Ham, Terry Stotts, and Kenny Atkinson. With the Lakers narrowing their search to a final three, it quickly ended any speculation that Doc Rivers […]

Kenny Atkinson on the sidelines of a Brooklyn Nets game during his last stint as a head coach in 2020. (Image: Michael Reaves/Getty)

Kenny Atkinson, Terry Stotts Interview for Lakers Gig

The Los Angeles Lakers continued their search of a head coach and interviewed Kenny Atkinson and Terry Stotts. Atkinson is currently an assistant coach under Steve Kerr with the Golden State Warriors, and the Lakers were granted the opportunity to interview Atkinson. Fellow assistant coach — Mike Brown — was […]

Ex-Brooklyn Nets coach Kenny Atkinson on the sidelines with guard Kyrie Irving during a game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. (Image: Brandon Dill/AP)

Brooklyn Nets ‘Part Ways’ with Head Coach Kenny Atkinson

The Brooklyn Nets decided they would “mutually agree to part ways” with head coach Kenny Atkinson after almost four seasons with the team. The move came as a surprise because the Nets (28-34) are currently in the playoff hunt for a second season in a row. Atkinson also never got […]