In the upcoming season of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the top professional basketball league in the United States and Canada, player development coach for the Sacramento Kings Jimmy Alapag described his new position with the team in that manner. Jimmy Alapag was a former PBA standout.
In the forthcoming season of the National Basketball Association (NBA), the top professional basketball league in the United States and Canada, player development coach for the Sacramento Kings Jimmy Alapag described his new position as thus. Jimmy Alapag was a former PBA standout.
A DREAM REALIZED… I’m excited to announce that, for the upcoming NBA season, I will be working with Coach Mike Brown and his staff as a Player Development Coach “In a Facebook post, the former Gilas Pilipinas team captain stated.
For the 2018 NBA season, he wrote, “Happy to say I’ll be joining Kings [head] coach Mike Brown and his team as a player development coach.”
For this promotion, he congratulated the entire Kings organization.
California-born Alapag, a six-time PBA champion, served as an assistant coach with Sacramento’s G League club, the Stockton Kings.
“Exceptionally blessed and grateful for this chance, he continued.
AZ24 News Present Alapag served as the Stockton Kings’ assistant coach in the NBA G League before this.
He was born and raised in the US and started playing basketball in the Philippines in the 2000s.
He won six PBA championships with Talk ‘N Text and received numerous Most Valuable Player honors.
The former point guard has served as a coach with Gilas Pilipinas, San Miguel Beermen, and Meralco Bolts.
The former PBA MVP and Gilas Philippines captain worked as Bobby Jackson’s assistant coach with Sacramento’s G League club Stockton Kings prior to joining the Kings’ staff.
His career as a coach actually began in the Philippines, where he worked as the Gilas assistant coach, as well as for Meralco and the San Miguel Beermen in the PBA.
The former TNT All-Star guard also served as the Asian Basketball League head coach for San Miguel. Once the ABL season was canceled due to the global epidemic, he decided to relocate to the States.