Roy Rogers will stick around on Detroit's coaching staff and help tutor Andre Drummond, shown here on June 28, 2012; Newark, NJ, USA; Drummond (Connecticut), right, is introduced as the number nine overall pick to the Detroit Pistons by NBA commissioner David Stern during the 2012 NBA Draft at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE
Detroit Pistons assistant coach Roy Rogers turned down an opportunity to join the Portland Trail Blazers staff.
Big man specialist & Detroit Pistons assistant coach Roy Rogers was offered same position by— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) August 18, 2012
#Blazers & he turned it down CSNNW has learned.
When the Detroit Pistons hired Frank last season, one of the first additions to his staff was Rogers, whose primary role is coaching Detroit's big men. Portland just hired a new coach in Terry Stotts and drafted their own young big man, Meyers Leonard. The Blazers also have All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge.
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