EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Chuck Person and Quin Snyder have been
hired by the Los Angeles Lakers as assistants to new coach Mike
They join John Kuester, the former Detroit Pistons head coach,
on Brown's staff.
Person spent the last two seasons working with the Lakers under
retired coach Phil Jackson. Previously, he spent two seasons each
as an assistant with Sacramento and Indiana, where he played 13
years in the NBA.
Snyder spent last season as an assistant with Philadelphia.
Previously, he coached the Austin Toros in the NBA D-League for
three years. Snyder coached seven years at Missouri, where his
tenure ended in NCAA violations that led to probation and
off-the-court problems with players.