Lakers to hire Quinton Crawford as assistant coach on Frank Vogel's staff, per source. Crawford worked as a head video coordinator/player development with Vogel in Orlando. Crawford spent last season in same role with Charlotte. He began career as assistant VC in Sacramento.— Brad Turner (@BA_Turner) July 19, 2019
Crawford graduated from Arizona in 2013 with a general studies degree. He was part of UA basketball for two seasons (2013-15), appearing in nine games. The Wildcats went 50-20 over his two years and made it to the Sweet Sixteen in 2013.
After graduating from Arizona, Crawford spent two seasons as a graduate manager at Pepperdine, where he earned a master’s degree in educational psychology. The Old Bridge, New Jersey native was then an assistant video coordinator for the Sacramento Kings for a season, before joining the Magic.
UA alum Miles Simon is also on the Lakers’ staff in a player development role.
Former Wildcats Steve Kerr (Warriors), Jud Buechler (Knicks), Bruce Fraser (Warriors), Joseph Blair (Sixers), Bret Brielmaier (Nets), Matt Brase (Rockets), and Luke Walton (Kings) are also coaching in the NBA in some fashion.