Gene Banks, who raised two young daughters (now college age) after their mother died, made a big impression (“strong presence”) on Washington’s hierarchy after a 3-day tryout working out some of its players.
Looks like the former Bulls and Duke forward will be hired as a fourth assistant . . . barely beating out Kevin McHale, who oversaw the Minnesota’s descent into the Land of 10,000 Losses and was disowned at long last after a 15-year association.
Gene Banks also coached at Smith High School and Bennett College here in Greensboro and his daughters attended Western Guilford High School…….