Being known as the most famous assistant of LA Lakers, Phil Handy had many chances to work with some best players of all time such as Lebron James and Kobe Bryant. Thanks to that, he can see the similar characteristics between two people in any aspects of life. If you are a big fan of basketball and particularly NBA ( National basketball association ), you should have heard about the name of this good assistant. He is the man that standing behind all winnings of NBA champions over the years.
When Cleveland Cavaliers accomplished his remarkable performance in NBA Finals in 2016, he became the excellent coach of basketball team. In addition to this, he was also treated as a hero in the changing room of players when his team was awarded the championship of Canada team – Toronto Raptors. He first worked for NBA in 2011 and had three years of experience in giving advices for players to do their best. He had a good opportunity to accompany with Kobe Bryant when he was a famous players at that time.
Although LA is not the only one basketball team that he had taken part in, it is treated as the closest one that he worked for. He helped many players such as Lebron James and some other one to achieve that gold medals throughout their career. In Podcast “ Battle for LA” , Phil Handy shared his thinking about both two brilliant players Lebron James and Kobe Bryant, he said that they have the same impression for him
“ When it comes to 2 players, people often discuss about who is better in basketball. Both Kobe and Lebron are in comparison with each other. Contrary to almost all of fans, I think that both of them are independent and have high determination to be given the championship. They seen to have similar talent and skills of playing basketball that even their fans can not differentiate between them. They make a good impression for me because of their hard working and they always try their best to improve their talent. After training days, they take care of themselves by eating healthily and doing exercises everyday.”
“ I feel that in my career, working with famous players of NBA is my great chance to develop myself. I am very happy and proud of them very much for all the things they had brought back for the national team.” – Phil Handy shared his feeling in an interview.