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Tyrone Corbin | Forward

Team: Sacramento Kings
Age / DOB:  (51) / 12/31/1962
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 225
College: DePaul

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The Kings have officially hired Tyrone Corbin to serve as head coach Mike Malone's lead assistant.
Corbin is coming off a four-year stint as Utah's head coach so he's no stranger to player development, which will be critical on the Kings' young roster. Jul 13 - 3:50 PM

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Ty Corbin is in the interview process to be an assistant with the Kings.

It is believed to be in the "very early stages." Corbin was fired by the Jazz last month and he'll need to prove himself again as an assistant. His Jazz team really struggled last year, but mostly due to their inexperience.
May 31 - 3:00 PM

The Utah Jazz have announced on Monday that head coach Tyrone Corbin will not have his contract renewed.

Corbin's tenure was only four short seasons, including his stint as interim coach in the 2010-2011 season. Still the decision was not easy for general manager Dennis Lindsey. "This has not been an easy decision, but ... [we] feel that this is the best decision for our franchise moving forward," Lindsey said. According to Yahoo!, Jim Boylen is a candidate to take over as the head coach, but nothing is imminent. The Jazz have some young pieces and will likely pick high in the draft, but they have their work cut out for themselves to be a playoff contender.
Apr 21 - 4:13 PM

The Jazz will not bring Ty Corbin back for the 2014-15 season, according to Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News.

It seemed like Corbin was on thin ice considering how his team was the worst in the Western Conference. Plus, he wasn't even a lock to make it through the season in the last year of his deal. With Corbin out, the team doesn't seem to have any candidates that jump right out, but there should be some reports in the coming days.
Apr 18 - 5:23 PM

The Jazz will have a decision on coach Ty Corbin's future "in short order," according to general manager Dennis Lindsey.

"When we spoke to Ty and his representation during the year, we laid out [that] we wanted to take the full season," Lindsey said. "We want to take a small period now for all of us — Ty included — to decompress so we’re not making a decision based on the last possession of the last game." The Jazz finished with the worst record in the Western Conference and Corbin has been on thin ice since September.
Apr 17 - 6:08 PM

The Jazz are not likely to extend coach Tyrone Corbin's contract, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.

Corbin enters the final year of his contract as a lame-duck coach with a rookie PG (Trey Burke) and an untested starting frontcourt (Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter). Favors and Gordon Hayward are the most likely guys to lead Utah in scoring this season, and Corbin's staff will be focused as much on player development as winning games.
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 10:05:00 AM

The Jazz are on the verge of hiring agent Justin Zanik as the team's assistant general manager, a source told ESPN's Jeff Goodman.

The Jazz didn't have an assistant GM last season, with Kevin O'Connor serving as the executive VP of basketball operations. Zanik has worked with agent Andy Miller over the past few years and represent several players, including Serge Ibaka.
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 03:34:00 PM

Former University of Utah star Alex Jensen met with Jazz brass Tuesday and could join Tyrone Corbin's coaching staff, according to the Deseret News.

Most recently, Jensen was named the D-League's Coach of the Year for the 2012-13 season. Prior to that, he was an assistant under Utah coach Rick Majreus when Majerus was coaching at the University of St. Louis. The Jazz are shuffling their staff a bit following the departure of Jeff Hornacek, who was named head coach of the Suns.
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 04:28:00 PM

The Jazz aren't relying on the draft to find a starting point guard for the 2013-14 season.

The Jazz have worked out Dennis Schroeder, C.J. McCollum and Michael Carter-Williams, among other prospects, but it's a stretch to think they'll find a starting-caliber rookie PG with the No. 14 pick. "If it don't happen in the draft you've got the free agency to look at," said Tyrone Corbin. "And then there could be trade situations, too." At the moment, Utah doesn't have a single PG under contract.
Sat, Jun 22, 2013 11:45:00 PM

Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey says Tyrone Corbin has the full confidence of Lindsey and the team's ownership.

Of course, Lindsey then followed that up by saying "the gloves will come off when he and Corbin would meet next week to evaluate the Jazz going forward. While votes of confidence are worth almost nothing, the Jazz played with an extraordinary number of pending free agents this season, including big men Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap. It wouldn't be a total shock to see Corbin get the axe, but we think he'll survive at least another year.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 06:50:00 PM

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