Report: Kings hire former Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin as assistant

Tuesday July 8th, 2014

The Sacramento Kings reached an agreement Monday night to hire former Utah Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin, reports Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee.

According to the report, Corbin will be the lead assistant on head coach Michael Malone’s staff and will fill the role of Brendan Malone, Michael's father, who resigned before last season.

Corbin had a 112-146 record in four seasons with Utah, and after this past season the team decided not to offer Corbin a new deal. The Jazz went 25-57 last season, finishing dead last in the Western Conference.

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During his career as an NBA player, Corbin played for the Kings during the 1995-96 and 1999-2000 seasons.

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