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Friday, September 28, 2012
Source: D-Fenders hire Reggie Theus

By Andy Katz


Former New Mexico State and Sacramento Kings coach Reggie Theus is on the verge of getting the job as head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the NBA Development League, replacing Eric Musselman, who left for an assistant's job with Arizona State.

The deal with the Los Angeles Lakers affiliate is done, according to a source, but Theus hasn't signed it yet; there is a tryout Saturday and Theus will be there.

Theus has been eager to get back into college basketball but hasn't been able to get a quality sniff of late.

Getting a head-coaching job, regardless of the level, is crucial for him to convince a school he's worthy of another shot.