|Vipers President Bert Garcia (Photo Credit: Dana/Dutch Cowgill)|
September 18, 2011
WHO: New Vipers head coach
Vipers General Manager/Houston Rockets Vice President of Player Personnel Gersson Rosas
Vipers President Bert Garcia
WHAT: The introduction of the new head coach of the Vipers.
WHERE: Lone Star National Bank Corporate Headquarters
520 E. Nolana Avenue
McAllen, TX 78504
WHEN: Monday, September 19, 2011
3:00 p.m. CT
Media are advised to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.
Members of the general public are welcome to attend.
The Rio Grande Valley Vipers are the NBA Development League affiliate of the NBA Houston Rockets. The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league. Featuring 16 teams with direct affiliations to NBA franchises, the NBA D-League is a proven developer of talent: 23 percent of players in the NBA at the conclusion of the 2010-11 season boasted NBA D-League experience, and the league continues to develop coaches, referees, and front-office staff for the NBA and its teams. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. The NBA D-League also advances the game of basketball as the research and development arm of the NBA. Throughout the league’s upcoming 11th season, fans can watch all NBA D-League games on NBA FUTURECAST, the free live Web-streaming initiative found at nba.com/futurecast.