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LSU announced the hire of Brendan Suhr as the Tigers’ new Associate Coach on Tuesday.

Suhr has served as both an assistant coach and the Director of Program Development for the University of Central Florida basketball staff since 2010.

He also has an extensive resume at the professional level where he has assisted NBA coaches Hubie Brown, Chuck Daly, and Lenny Wilkins. Per

Suhr is one of the most respected figures in basketball and spent over 25 years as a coach and executive in the National Basketball Association. Suhr won a pair of NBA titles as an assistant in Detroit when the Pistons claimed back-to-back championships in 1989 and 1990 under head coach Chuck Daly.

“We are very excited with the addition of Coach Brendan Suhr to our coaching staff,” said Coach Jones on the hiring. “He brings a great deal of experience with a wealth of knowledge that will certainly be very beneficial and impactful for our LSU basketball program and players. We look forward to him starting here this week as we begin to prepare for our upcoming trip and games in Australia.”

College Coaching Experience
1973-74: Assistant Coach, Detroit
1974-79: Assistant Coach, Fairfield
2010-12: Director of Program Development, UCF
2012-13: Assistant Coach, UCF
2013-15: Director of Program Development, UCF
2015 --: Associate Coach, LSU

Professional Coaching Experience
1979-88: Assistant Coach, Assistant GM, Atlanta Hawks
1988-92: Assistant Coach, Detroit Pistons
1992-94: Assistant Coach, Toronto Raptors
1997-99: Assistant Coach, Orlando Magic
2000-01: Assistant Coach, Detroit Pistons
2004-07: Assistant Coach, New York Knicks

Suhr also was the head scout for the “Dream Team” at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games.

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Wasn't he an assistant for Dickie V, once upon a time?
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Former assistant of chuck daly! big time hire jones!
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that's a BIG hire
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