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Bighorns Name Darrick Martin Head Coach

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From the Reno Bighorns:

The Reno Bighorns today named Darrick Martin as the team’s new head coach, according to General Manager Peja Stojakovic.

Martin, 45, joins the Bighorns after spending the 2015-16 season as a radio analyst for the UCLA Men’s Basketball broadcast. Prior to starting his career in the booth, Martin spent three seasons as an assistant coach at St. John’s University, where he served under Steve Lavin.

A 13-year NBA veteran that appeared in 514 games, Martin began his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves (1994-95, 2003-04) before joining the Vancouver Grizzlies (1995-96), Los Angeles Clippers (1996-99, 2004-05), Sacramento Kings (1999-01), Dallas Mavericks (2001-02) and the Toronto Raptors (2004-08). Martin joined the Minnesota Timberwolves as an assistant coach and player development specialist at the conclusion of his playing career.

A UCLA alumnus, Martin’s dossier with the Bruins includes a four-year career (1988-89 – 1991-92) averaging 9.3 points and 4.9 assists per game, ranking 3rd in school history in assists (636) and steals (179). At the time, his assist total placed him 4th all-time in PAC-10 Conference annals.

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