Monday, October 11, 2010
Those tight-knit basketball families ...
By Henry Abbott
Last week's New Yorker poked fun at Charlotte Observer for this little gaffe:
Now that the NBA draft is over, new Appalachian State coach Buzz Peterson can concentrate fully on his college job. And he'll have a familiar face to help him out. The former Bobcats director of player personnel -- who stayed on in that capacity until after Thursday's draft -- has hired North Carolina alum Jason Capel to be an assistant coach. Capel, who has played internationally, is the son of Jeff Sr., an assistant for the Bobcats, and Jeff Jr., a Duke alum who is coach at Oklahoma.