Brooks helping alma mater
- September 19, 2012
- Scott Brooks, social sciences alumnus, is featured in the Daily Pilot September 18, 2012
From the Daily Pilot:
Brooks, the NBA Coach of the Year in 2009-10, when he led the Thunder to the NBA Playoffs with a 27-win improvement over the previous season, signed a four-year contract with Oklahoma City in June for $4 million per season. But meeting with a handful of media members Tuesday, it was casual candor and home-spun humility that helped the multimillionaire shine more brilliantly than any Back Bay bling. "He's the best representative of UC Irvine ever," said tournament co-chair Otto Reyer, a former UCI administrator who last year convinced a then-reluctant Brooks to lend his increasingly famous name to this fundraiser.
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