The 77-year-old former NCAA and NBA coach has agreed to grow to be the top coach of Fiat Torino in Italy’s Lega Serie A, the group introduced Wednesday.
Torino vp Francesco Forni’s assertion (translation by way of The Dallas Morning Information):
“The selection of Coach Brown was born, above all, from the consideration of a novel mixture of high quality, expertise, and tradition of basketball, that makes him a superb coach. We’re positive that he’ll assist to advertise the fervour of the game we love in Turkin and past and that he will probably be a formidable device for the event of abilities of our workers. We imagine that the language of basketball is common and having a grasp of the expertise and character of Coach Brown will probably be an unprecedented alternative for all of us, not solely from a technical level view but in addition from a human perspective.”
It will likely be Brown’s first teaching job since resigning earlier than the 2016-17 season at SMU, the place he went 94-39 in 4 seasons, main the Mustangs to the 2014 NIT championship sport and returning this system to the NCAA Event in 2015.
A Basketball Corridor of Famer, Brown is the one coach to win each an NCAA title and an NBA championship, though he has been adopted by controversy and disciplinary motion by the NCAA in his stops as a university coach.