Home Sports Basketball ‘We had NBA guys backing up NBA guys’: The story of the... SportsBasketball ‘We had NBA guys backing up NBA guys’: The story of the 2010-11 Reno Bighorns May 20, 2020 4 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp In his 31 years of coaching, Eric Musselman has never been one to coach sitting down. Not even during a dominant win. So when Clay Moser, Musselman’s longtime top assistant, saw the head coach approaching the bench during a 2011 D-League game in Idaho, he thought something was wrong with his boss. “Are you OK?” Moser asked. “I’m fine,” Musselan responded as he sat down. “This is the best team in the history of minor league basketball. If we keep this team together, nobody can beat us.” Musselman was in the middle of his first year coaching the Reno Bighorns, and his team was toward the end of a 110-96 win over the Idaho Stampede. Musselman’s squad was relatively loaded, featuring future NBA regulars in Jeremy Lin, Danny Green, Hassan Whiteside and Steve Novak. During his lone year in Reno, Musselman, now the University of Arkansas coach, led a team that still has its fingerprints on the NBA nearly… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ‘Tremendous loss’ of NBA legend Wes Unseld hits close to home for Nuggets Honest to the end: Wes Unseld displayed class in competing, generosity in life NBA Hall Of Famer Wes Unseld Dies At 74 Washington Bullets Hall of Famer Wes Unseld dies at 74 Golden State Warriors latest NBA team to reopen practice facility Judge rules Zion Williamson must address improper benefits allegations under oath Wes Unseld, Powerful Hall of Fame N.B.A. Center, Dies at 74 Front Office Talk: Partnow and Hollinger discuss NBA restart flaws Why the N.B.A. Is Planning on Going to Disney World As Protests Spur Posts From Athletes, N.B.A. Players Take to the Streets ‘He’s been about this’: Why Jaylen Brown driving 15 hours to protest is who he is NBA small-market clubs want full league resumption? LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.