|Mavericks hire three-time NBA champions Mario Elie as assistant coach|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 28 September 2007 14:58|
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Elie was an assistant coach with Golden State for the 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons. He also was an assistant with the Spurs for the 2003-04 season.
He worked for FOX Sports Net last season as the host of the Houston Rockets' pre- and postgame shows.
Elie averaged 8.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 732 regular-season games during an 11-year NBA career with Golden State, Philadelphia, Portland, Houston, San Antonio and Phoenix.
He won two NBA Championships with Houston (1994, 1995) and one with San Antonio (1999).