Thunder Hire Darko Rajakovic To Become Head Coach Of D-League's 66ers
The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to hire Darko Rajakovic to become the heaad coach the Tulsa 66ers, the franchise's D-League affiliate.
Rajakovic's hiring with the Tulsa 66ers is still pending his completion of the immigration process, sources said.
Rajakovic is the first European hired to be a head coach of a D-League or NBA franchise.
For the past three years, Rajakovic has been the head coach of Torrelodones in Spain, where he has gained a reputation as an excellent developer of talent.
Presti helped bring Rajakovic into the Spurs as a consultant and scout in 2004.