PHOENIX (AP) - New Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek has hired four assistants, two of them his former teammates.
Jerry Sichting, Mike Longabardi, Kenny Gattison and Mark West were officially named to the staff on Tuesday.
Sichting has 24 years of NBA experience as a player, coach and executive. He was an assistant with the Washington Wizards last season.
Longabardi was an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics the past six seasons.
Gattison, drafted by the Suns in the third round in 1986, played nine seasons in the NBA and has been an assistant coach for 10 years, most recently with Atlanta in 2012.
West, a teammate of Hornacek and Gattison in Phoenix, has been with the Suns for 20 years, eight as a player and 12 in the front office.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Bulls vs. Lakers Pick Are the Los Angeles Lakers going to protect their home court tonight at 10:30PM ET when they host the Chicago...
Thumbnail Nuggets vs. Kings Prediction Are the Denver Nuggets laying too many points tonight to the Sacramento Kings? Or is Denver a good bet to cover with Sacramento struggling?
Thumbnail Hawks vs. Spurs Prediction The San Antonio Spurs are nearly double-digit home favorites tonight against the visiting Atlanta Hawks. Will the Spurs cover the big number or will the Hawks keep it...
Thumbnail Clippers vs. Knicks Prediction Will the struggling Los Angeles Clippers fall once again when they visit the New York Knicks tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET? The Clippers are...
Thumbnail Celtics vs. Mavericks Pick Are the Boston Celtics going to win a 16th straight game and cover the spread tonight at the Dallas Mavericks? Game time...

NBA Team Pages