SACRAMENTO, CA - Former 10-year NBA veteran Ryan Bowen has been added to the Sacramento Kings assistant coaching staff under rookie head coach Michael Malone, the team announced on Monday.
Bowen, who will also serve as the Assistant Director of Player Development, was an assistant coach under George Karl for the past two seasons with the Denver Nuggets.
He began his NBA career in 1999 with the Nuggets following four seasons at the University of Iowa. He bounced around with stints in Houston, New Orleans and Oklahoma City before ending his playing career in 2009.
Bowen also spent time overseas, playing professionally in Turkey and Isreal.
With the addition of Bowen to Malone's coaching staff, he will join other assistants Brendan Malone, Corliss Williamson, Chris Jent, Micah Nori and Dee Brown.
By Sean Cunningham, SCunningham@News10.net