SIOUX FALLS, SD (KWSN)- Former Skyforce Head Coach Nate Tibbets could be moving up in the NBA. According to the Charlotte Observer, Tibbets is one of several names being talked about as a replacement for recently fired Mike Dunlap who was let go by the Charlotte Bobcats after a 21-61 season.
Tibbets is a Sioux Falls Roosevelt and University of South Dakota graduate who coached the Tulsa 66ers as well as the USA Basketball team in the 2011 Pan-American Games. He was one of two coaches that were not released when former Cavs Head Coach Byron Scott was fired after the seaons. Tibbetts is also known for having a good relationship with Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving, which can only help a team that has said that player development is key to thier franchise.