NBA commissioner Adam Silver has remained committed to bringing in a female head coach to his league, as he revealed in an interview with ESPN.
This isn’t surprising news, as he’s made comments like this before. In 2015, he said, “I have no doubt…that we’re going to have a female coach in the NBA one day.” But Silver’s latest comments go more in-depth with his thinking and how there’s now a pipeline of talent for female coaches.
The Spurs and Kings have female assistant coaches in Becky Hammon and Nancy Lieberman, respectively. Their presence and growth in the league can lead the way according to Silver, who says it’s on him to make sure this happens “sooner rather than later.”
“It has always been my dream to compete at the highest level of basketball,” Keene said in an Instagram post. “Over the last several weeks it has become clear that this decision is what is best for me moving forward. I look forward to meeting this new challenge that is set in front of me.”
The 5-9 junior became the first NCAA Division I player to score 50 points when he put up 50 in a Jan. 21 home victory over Miami (Ohio). He set a new school record with 125 made 3-pointers and scored at least 30 points an NCAA-best 17 times. His seven games with at least 40 points per contest were the most since the 1990-91 season.
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“We wish Marcus the best as he pursues his dream of playing professional basketball. He will have a great number of fans and supporters, many of which wear the Maroon and Gold.”