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Clippers Sign Three Assistant Coaches To Vinny Del Negro's Staff

Dean Demopolous, Marc Iavaroni, and Robert Pack have joined the Los Angeles Clippers’ assistant coaching staff, reports ESPN.com. They’ll join new head coach Vinny Del Negro on the Clippers’ sideline this season.

The three assistants have a wealth of experience, according to the report: Demopolous spent his last five years as the Portland Trail Blazers’ lead assistant. Iavaroni has held assistant positions in Toronto, Phoenix, Miami, and Cleveland, in addition to a head-coaching job in Memphis. Pack, a thirteen-year NBA veteran, began his assistant-coaching career last season with New Orleans.

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Report: Clippers To Name Vinny Del Negro Head Coach

Sam Amick of AOL Fanhouse is reporting on twitter that the Los Angeles Clippers have selected Vinny Del Negro as their next head coach.

Vinny Del Negro will be named the Clippers coach, a league source tells FanHouse.less than a minute ago via web


Del Negro was recently fired by the Chicago Bulls and replaced by Boston Celtics assistant coach Tom Thibodeau.  He was one of two finalists for the spot, along with Dwane Casey, an assistant coach for the Dallas Mavericks.

Del Negro is set to replace Kim Hughes, who served as the Clippers' interim coach after Mike Dunleavy was shown the door during the 2009-2010 season.

ESPN Los Angeles has further confirmation here.

Head over to SB Nation's Clips Nation for all the Clipper chatter.

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