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Ryan Pannone - NBA G League Birmingham Squadron Head Coach - Episode 520
Episode 52026th August 2021 • Hoop Heads • Hoop Heads Podcast Network
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Ryan Pannone is the Head Coach of the New Orleans Pelicans’ G League Affiliate, the Birmingham Squadron.  Pannone has coached the team, formerly known as the Erie BayHawks, since August of 2019.

Ryan has previously coached all over the world as both a head coach and an assistant, including stints in China, Germany, South Korea, Isreal, Slovakia and with the Angolan National Team.

Pannone’s early experiences as a coach included time in high school coaching as both an assistant and head coach at Oldsmar Christian School as well as working as an intern with NBA Player Development Coach David Thorpe in his early twenties to help prepare players for the NBA Draft.

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Listen, learn, and take some notes during this episode with Ryan Pannone, Head Coach of the New Orleans Pelicans’ NBA G League Affiliate, the Birmingham Squadron.

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