Walters lands spot on Pistons staff

Basketball / NBA Jul 1, 2017

Walters lands spot on Pistons staff

by Ed Odeven

Rex Walters has joined the Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach and will work on Stan Van Gundy's staff next season. Walters, 47, served as the Grand Rapids Drive head coach last season, guiding the Pistons' NBA Development League (now known as the NBA G ...

Walters aims to inspire with coaching

Basketball | HOOP SCOOP Apr 29, 2017

Walters aims to inspire with coaching

by Ed Odeven

After his first year as an NBA Development League head coach, Rex Walters looked back on the experience with upbeat answers and enthusiasm for next season. The former Northwestern University, University of Kansas and NBA guard also reflected on the challenges of this new, interesting ...

Basketball Jun 30, 2016

Ex-USF bench boss Walters lands D-League coaching position

The Grand Rapids Drive have hired Rex Walters as their new coach, the Detroit Pistons announced on Wednesday. The Drive are the Pistons' D-League affiliate. Walters, a Japanese-American, starred at the University of Kansas before a seven-season career as an NBA guard. He coached the University ...

Basketball Mar 10, 2016

USF fires hoop coach Walters

University of San Francisco men's basketball coach Rex Walters has been fired after eight seasons. Athletic director Scott Sidwell made the announcement Wednesday. Walters, a Japanese-American who grew up in San Jose, went 127-127 with a 63-65 record in the West Coast Conference. The Dons had ...