Scott Brooks joined the Sonics coaching staff as an assistant coach on Aug. 23, 2007.
Brooks came to the Sonics after serving as an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings last season. He spent the previous three campaigns as an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets where the team reached the playoffs all three years. Brooks played 11 years in the NBA with Philadelphia, Minnesota, Houston, Dallas, New York, Cleveland and the Los Angeles Clippers. His teams qualified for the post-season six of his 11 years in the NBA, including a NBA Championship in 1994 with the Houston Rockets.