Bob Beyer

Bob Beyer

Assistant Coach

Previous Team: Oklahoma City

Bob Beyer joins the Kings with 35 years of coaching experience at the NBA and collegiate level as he most recently was a part of the Oklahoma City staff as an assistant coach during the 2018-19 season.

Before joining the Thunder in 2018, Beyer spent the previous four seasons with the Detroit Pistons as the associate head coach during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons and as an assistant coach from 2014-16. Prior to Detroit, Beyer gained 13 years of NBA experience having been an assistant coach for the Charlotte Bobcats (2013-14), Golden State Warriors (2012-13), Orlando Magic (2007-12), where he helped Orlando reach the postseason five times including a 2009 NBA Finals appearance, and Toronto Raptors (2003-04).

His NBA coaching career began with the Toronto Raptors, when he served as an assistant coach and later an advance scout. Beyer then spent 2007-12 on Stan Van Gundy’s Orlando Magic staff, while under his tenure the team secured a 259-135 (.657) record and went to the playoffs in each of the five seasons, winning the 2009 Eastern Conference Championship and reaching the NBA Finals.

Before joining the NBA ranks, he spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Texas Tech University under Bob Knight from 2001-03. His college coaching experience also includes stints as an assistant coach at the University of Albany, Siena, the University of Wisconsin, Northwestern University and the University of Dayton. Beyer graduated from Alfred University in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in history and minors in coaching, writing and secondary education. He earned his master’s degree in curriculum planning and development while coaching at Albany.

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