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OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors have hired Lindsey Hunter as an assistant coach on coach Mark Jackson's staff, the team announced Wednesday. Terms of the agreement were not announced.
Hunter comes to the Warriors after completing the 2012-13 campaign as the interim head coach of the Phoenix Suns. Hunter replaced Alvin Gentry for the final 41 games last season compiling a 12-29 record.
Prior to being elevated to interim head coach, Hunter served as the Suns' player development coordinator, having originally joined the team's scouting department in 2012.
Hunter spent most of his 17-year playing career with the Detroit Pistons. He was part of a NBA-title winning teams in 2002 with the Los Angeles Lakers and in 2004 with the Piston.