Nolan Richardson resigns

Updated: July 9, 2011, 4:16 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

TULSA, Okla. -- Nolan Richardson resigned as coach and general manager of the WNBA-worst Tulsa Shock and will be replaced on an interim basis by Teresa Edwards.

David Box, one of the team's owners, confirmed early Saturday that Richardson stepped down after going 7-38 in just over one season as coach of the Shock. Tulsa started this season 1-10 and lost 86-78 to Phoenix on Friday night.

In a statement, Richardson said: "While I am saddened to leave the Tulsa Shock at this time ...

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