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Ex-Spider Kenny Atkinson, new Cleveland coach, hasn't lost competitive streak

Posted on AllSides June 24th, 2024
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He has left the relative comfort of the Golden State Warriors staff and California living, with his wife and two teenage children, for Cleveland and the Cavaliers job. “He wants very much to be a head coach,” said Tarrant, the coach who elevated the Spiders to national status 1981-93, and started Atkinson at point guard 1986-90. “He’s devoted to basketball.” Atkinson, who came to UR from Northport, New York, was involved during the last several months with NBA head-coaching searches in Toronto and Milwaukee. Atkinson, 57 and from a family...

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