The Idaho Stampede will host open tryouts on Saturday, September 20 at the Boys and Girls Club of Ada County from 9 am - 1 pm. The registration deadline is Wednesday, September 17. For more information, call (208) 388-4667.
The Utah Jazz have hired Dean Cooper to be the 10th head coach in Idaho Stampede history. Cooper most recently coached with the Houston Rockets as an assistant under Kevin McHale. He also has experience working with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Portland Trail Blazers.
Smush Parker played for more teams than he played games for the Stampede. Nonetheless, in 9 games he averaged 21 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds. Parker's flashy style helped land him a starting role for a future hall of fame coach.
Pierre Jackson's historic night made the NBA Development League's top 10 stories from the 2013-14 regular season. On Feb 4, 2014, Jackson scored a league record 58 points on 24-33 shooting and 7-13 from beyond the arc. Pierre finished the season with 29.1 points per game.
The Idaho Stampede will host the 2014 Fast Eddy's BAM JAM Tip-Off on Friday, August 8 at CenturyLink Arena from 5-7 pm. After teams check in and receive the brackets and gift bags, they can engage in a free throw contest, meet Stampede Spirit Team dancers and Taco Bell Rumble!
Stampede alum at NBA Summer League
Nolan Smith (OKC), Justin Harper (DET), Terrico White (MEM) and Dee Bost (IND) are all fighting for a roster spot in Orlando at the NBA Summer League. Follow them at nba.com/nbatv.
Basketball fans in Idaho are very familiar with Coby Karl. And not just because his father has 26 years of coaching experience in the NBA. From Boise State to the Idaho Stampede, Coby has left his mark on basketball in Boise. But what is Coby up to these days?