NBA veteran Phil Weber to coach India men's basketball team

Weber has made a name for himself as a successful NBA assistant coach.

An official announcement of Weber’s appointment as coach of the Indian men’s basketball team will be made in a few days.   -  G.P. Sampath Kumar

Distinguished coach Phil Weber is set to become the coach of the Indian men’s basketball team, it has been learnt.

Weber has made a name for himself as a successful NBA assistant coach. From 1999 to 2007, he worked as an assistant coach with the Phoenix Suns. During his time at Phoenix, he served under Head Coaches Danny Ainge, Scott Skiles, Frank Johnson and Mike D’Antoni, and won three consecutive Pacific Division titles (2005, 2006, 2007).

From 2008 to 2012, Weber was assistant coach at New York Knicks. In 2015, the New York native took charge as assistant coach with New Orleans Pelicans. Over the course of his career, he has worked closely with an impressive list of world-class players like Amare Stoudemire, Steve Nash, Anthony Davis and Tyson Chandler.

A well-placed source stated that an official announcement of Weber’s appointment will be made in a few days.

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