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Report: Phoenix Suns adding Roy Rogers to coaching staff

The Phoenix Suns’ coaching staff is beginning to take shape.

Tuesday, Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro reported that the team will be adding Mark West and Jerry Sichting as assistant coaches.

According to USA Today NBA Insider Sam Amick, the Suns plan to also add assistant coach Roy Rogers to Jeff Hornacek’s staff.

Over the past two seasons, Rogers has served as an assistant under Doc Rivers (2011-12) in Boston and Lawrence Frank in Detroit (2012-13).

Before his short stints with the Celtics and Pistons, Rogers worked as an assistant on Frank’s staff with the New Jersey Nets (2008-2010).

Rogers also played four seasons in the league with the Vancouver Grizzlies, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors and Denver Nuggets from 1996-2000. He was drafted 22nd overall out of Alabama in the 1996 NBA Draft.

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