Tahlequah Daily Press

August 30, 2012

Blazers name Dale Osbourne to Stotts' staff


Associated Press

— PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers have added Dale Osbourne of the NBA D-League's Tulsa 66ers to head coach Terry Stotts' staff.

Osbourne worked for the Oklahoma City Thunder affiliate as an assistant coach for parts of three seasons before becoming head coach in December 2011.

He also coached with the D-League Utah Flash and Austin Toros, in addition to stints in the WNBA, CBA and USBL. He worked at the collegiate level as an assistant at South Alabama for seven seasons.

Osbourne joins Kaleb Canales, Jay Triano, David Vanterpool and Kim Hughes on the Portland coaching staff.