Pacers rent former Blazers video coordinator Kaleb Canales as assistant coach initially appeared on NBC Sports activities Northwest
Because the NBA world waits for official phrase on the beginning date of the 2020-21 NBA season, the Indiana Pacers are shoring up their teaching employees.
The Pacers are hiring Kaleb Canales, who acquired his begin within the NBA in Portland as an assistant coach, in line with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Indiana Pacers are hiring Kaleb Canales as an assistant coach, sources inform ESPN. Canales has had prolonged latest runs with Knicks (2018-2020), Mavericks (2013-2018) and Blazers (2008-2012). Canales was an interim HC with Portland in 2012.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 9, 2020
Most not too long ago Canales served as an assistant coach with the Knicks from 2018-20. He was on the Mavericks’ teaching employees from 2013-18 and was with the Path Blazers beginning in 2005 till 2013.
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Canales was first employed as a video intern for Portland in 2005, after which was ultimately employed because the group’s full-time video coordinator.
In 2009, he was promoted to an assistant coach for the Blazers.
The promotions didn’t cease there.
In 2010, Canales served because the Blazers’ Summer time League head coach and it was in March of 2012 when head coach Nate McMillan was let go and Canales grew to become the youngest energetic head coach within the league.
As interim head coach for Portland for the rest of the 2011-12 season, Canales was the primary Mexican-American coach in NBA historical past.
He held an 8-15 general file as interim HC at simply 33 years previous.
It was in Might of 2013, when the now 42-year-old accepted an assistant teaching job with Dallas.