DAN MAJERLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Luke Walton, Mike D’Antoni among Suns coaching candidates

The Phoenix Suns are kicking their coaching search into high gear, and there’s a familiar candidate involved. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, multiple candidates are under consideration for the position, including current interim coach Earl Watson. Warriors assistant Luke Walton, former Suns player and current Grand Canyon coach Dan Majerle, and former Suns coach Mike D’Antoni...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Majerle leads Grand Canyon University to startling success

The birth of the most interesting program in college basketball didn't come in the way you might think. It didn't come in front of 18,000 screaming fans at Phog Allen Fieldhouse, Rupp Arena or any other college hoops cathedral. It didn't come on some in-home recruiting visit with a once-in-a-generation prospect, nor did it come in the training room or a practice court.Instead, it...
Via Fox Sports
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino has interest in UNLV job

When it comes to wild coaching rumors, it doesn’t get much wilder than this one. The Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Matt Youmans wrote an article Saturday about UNLV’s search for a new head coach, and he headlined the story by touting Rick Pitino as a candidate for the job. Pitino has been the head coach at Louisville since 2001, reaching three Final Fours and winning one championship...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

'Hot Rod' Williams, ex-Sun, dies from cancer complications

BATON ROUGE, La. -- John "Hot Rod" Williams, a popular sixth man with the Cleveland Cavaliers from 1986 to 1995 who was traded to Phoenix in a trade for franchise favorite Dan Majerle, died Friday from complications related to prostate cancer. He was 53.He was "obviously a guy who could have started for many teams but had a role as a sixth man in Cleveland and was loved by his teammates...
Via Associated Press
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Suns Draft Memory Lane: 1988 – Thunderstruck

INGLEWOOD, CA – 1989: Dan Majerle #9 of the Phoenix Suns shoots a free throw against the Los Angeles Lakers during the game at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images) They say you can’t know the future if you don’t know the past.  Or something.  And who exactly “they” are I can’t tell you.  But I needed an intro to this...
Via A Dry Heat
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Majerle, Stankiewicz get 4-year extensions at Grand Canyon

PHOENIX (AP) Grand Canyon has signed men's basketball coach Dan Majerle and baseball coach Andy Stankiewicz to four-year contract extensions through 2019. The university also announced a five-year apparel deal with Nike on Wednesday. Terms of the deals were not released, but Grand Canyon said in a release that Majerle and Stankiewicz will be the highest-paid coaches in the Western...
Via Associated Press
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Dan Majerle reacts to loss to Indiana

Grand Canyon coach Dan Majerle met with the media following his team’s 94-66 loss to Indiana on Saturday at Assembly Hall. Watch his postgame comments below: The post Video: Dan Majerle reacts to loss to Indiana appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
Via Inside the Hall
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Crean faces old friend Dan Majerle in bout against Grand Canyon

Back when Tom Crean was a student at Central Michigan University in the late 1980s, the Chippewas at the time had a star basketball player in the making. 6-foot-6 Dan Majerle was just a year older than Crean and went on to have a 14-year NBA career that featured three All-Star Game appearances, an Olympic […] The post Crean faces old friend Dan Majerle in bout against Grand Canyon...
Via Inside the Hall
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Majerle channels his best John Travolta

Dan Majerle is currently the coach at Grand Canyon. The school's nickname is the Antelopes. An Antelope itself is swift and light on its feet. So, that has to explain how the former Phoenix Suns star decided to show some of his fancy footwork as the school opened its practice Friday. Check out these moves: Not quite as smooth as the original.
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Majerle taking long-range approach with Grand Canyon

When taking your game into the ambitious atmosphere of the "next level," some balanced lifting is unavoidable. But that's usually an individual, bodyweight-caliber maneuver. Dan Majerle is taking on quite a bit more. In his first year as a head coach, the former Suns star is attempting to help boost an entire program from Division II to Division I in the NCAA clubhouse. Spotters...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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