Scott Brooks is finalizing a deal with the Portland Trail Blazers to become the top assistant coach on the staff of Chauncey Billups.

Brooks was head coach of the Washington Wizards from 2016 until 2021. Brooks previously was head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2008 until 2015. 

The Blazers hired Billups this offseason after one season as an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers.