Former NBA head coach Eric Musselman to join LSU basketball staff

Former NBA head coach Eric Musselman to join LSU basketball staff

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SACRAMENTO, CA - APRIL 18: Sacramento Kings head coach Eric Musselman leaves the court after taking on the Los Angeles Lakers on April 18, 2007 at ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Posted on June 17, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 17 at 11:09 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- LSU men's basketball Head Coach Johnny says former NBA head coach and recent college assistant Eric Musselman will join the Tiger coaching staff as associate coach.
 
   The 49-year-old Musselman spent the last two seasons as assistant coach and later associate head coach at Arizona State University.
 
   Musselman and his father, the late Bill Musselman, were the first father and son combination to both become NBA head coaches.
 
   Eric Musselman will be the only former NBA head coach that is serving as an associate coach in NCAA basketball.
 
   Musselman served as the head coach of the Golden State Warriors in the NBA from 2002-04 and later the Sacramento Kings in 2006-07.

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