The team also hired Stacey Augmon and Rico Hines on Friday.
Harding played nine years in the WNBA before working as a pro personnel scout and then player development coach for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Kings coach Luke Walton on @Lindsey_Harding “Lindsey is a rising star and I’m so excited to have her join our incredibly experienced team of coaches. Her basketball IQ and proven success on the court will be a valuable addition to our growing team.”
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) July 19, 2019
She becomes the latest woman to serve as a coach in the NBA, joining others like Boston’s Kara Lawson, San Antonio’s Becky Hammon, Dallas’ Jenny Boucek and Cleveland’s Lindsay Gottlieb.
The Kings have a history of hiring female coaches, notably Nancy Lieberman and Boucek.