Doug Christie

Doug Christie

Assistant Coach

Doug Christie begins his first season on the Sacramento bench after spending the past four seasons as the team’s full-time color analyst. Previously, Christie filled in a partial role on the broadcast team during the 2017-18 season. Christie played 14 seasons in the NBA with seven teams, including the Sacramento Kings from 2000-2005 and was named to NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2003. Christie was also named NBA All-Defensive Second team in 2001, 2002, and 2004 as he helped Sacramento reach the postseason in each of his five seasons with the Kings. Christie stands as the Sacramento-era leader in career steals (717) and ranks second on the all-time leaders list in career steals for the Toronto Raptors (664).

Since retirement he has trained athletes on every level, while studying the game and its fundamentals meticulously, which has led him to a revolutionary approach with Mind, Body and Sport. The 14-year NBA veteran attended Rainier Beach High School in Seattle, Wash., where he led the Vikings to their first state basketball championship in 1988. After graduating from Rainier Beach, Christie headed south to Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., where he played three seasons for the Waves from 1989-92. Christie ranks third in career steals (168) in program history and won back-to-back WCC Player of the Year awards (1990-92). Christie resides in Sacramento with his beautiful wife Jackie and children.

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