According to the Calgary Sun, Joe Bryant is taking over from Jennifer Gillom as the head coach of the Los Angeles Sparks.
This will be Bryant’s second time at the helm of the Sparks. He coached the team from 2005-07 and had a regular season record of 29-11 over that time. In the NBA, Bryant played for the Philadelphia 76ers, San Diego Clippers and Houston Rockets from 1975-83.
After leaving Houston in 1983, Bryant spent seven years playing professional basketball in Italy. Since 1992, Bryant has coached in the NCAA, Japan and Italy.