Washington Wizards hire James Posey as assistant coach

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The Washington Wizards have hired James Posey as an assistant coach.

https://twitter.com/WashWizards/status/1552006530337312769

Posey, 45, is a 3x NBA champion; twice as a player (with the Miami Heat in 2006 and Boston Celtics in 2008) and once as a coach (with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016).

“We are excited to add James to our staff as he brings championship experience both as a player and coach,” said Wizards head coach Wes Unseld Jr. via NBA.com.

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“As one of the strongest defenders in the league and a clutch shooter during his NBA tenure, we can draw on his playing and coaching experiences to help our players develop.”