Darius Songaila promoted to Spurs player development assistant

2019-09-21T09:26:56+00:00 2019-09-21T09:31:45+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

21/Sep/19 09:26


The San Antonio Spurs announced several moves within their coaching and basketball operations staff.

By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

Darius Songaila was promoted from player development coach to player development assistant, the San Antonio Spurs announced on Friday. The 41-year-old Lithuanian, former NBA and EuroLeague player, left Zalgiris Kaunas’ staff last summer to join the NBA organization.

Per Spurs: “The San Antonio Spurs today announced that Mitch Johnson has been promoted to an assistant coach while Darius Songaila has been elevated to a player development assistant on Gregg Popovich’s staff.

At the same time the Spurs have announced the following promotions and additions to the basketball operations staff: Brandon James – vice president of basketball administration and deputy general counsel, Dave Telep – director of player personnel, Adam Glessner – senior director of basketball intelligence, Phil Cullen – director of basketball operations and innovation, Niraj Mulji – director of basketball strategy, Nick Repole – director of research and development, Landry Fields – Austin Spurs general manager, Tyler Self – Austin Spurs assistant general manager and Keon Weise – performance informatic scout.”