Monday June 9, 2008
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have introduced Terry Porter as
their new coach. The 45-year-old Porter comes to the Suns from the Detroit Pistons, where he served as an assistant coach. His hiring ends a monthlong search for a successor to Mike D'Antoni, who left last
month to coach the New York Knicks.
Suns general manager Steve Kerr, who was a teammate of Porter on
the San Antonio Spurs, said the former point guard is a strong
leader and communicator. Porter played guard in the NBA for 17 seasons, retiring after the 2001-02 season.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.