Austin Spurs add two to coaching staff


The Austin Spurs will have two new faces on their coaching staff for the 2015-16 season.

Patrick Mutombo and AJ Diggs have been hired as assistant coaches, the team announced on October 7.

Mutombo spent three seasons as an assistant coach with the Denver Nuggets from 2012-15 and has experience in Italy, Brazil and Greece. He spent time with the Bakersfield Jam for two years from 2009-11.

Diggs spent last season with the Maine Red Claws. Prior to that, he coached at Long Beach Poly High School. He spent time in the D-League as a player with the Sioux Falls Skyforce for one season from 2005-06.

The Spurs will return to the court tonight to take on the Oklahoma City Blue in their first road contest of the season at 7 p.m. inside the Cox Convention Center.


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