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The Wizards should absolutely consider God Shammgod for a player development role

Matt Steigenga Hawks

If we had to guess, Scott Brooks would probably prefer to bring back as many of his former assistants as possible, because it's better to work with people you know. But if he can't bring them all back, especially highly coveted coaches like Rex Kalamian, there's an interesting name floating out there worth considering:

To be fair, David Adkins earned glowing reviews as a player development coach with the team over the past two seasons, so if he returns in that role next season, there probably isn't a spot for him in Washington. But if Adkins gets promoted or takes a job elsewhere this summer, the Wizards should absolutely consider Shammgod as the team's player development coach.

Great name aside, God Shammgod has shown himself to be an excellent developer of talent as an assistant coach at Providence over the past few seasons, where players like Dunn, Bentil, and Bryce Cotton have grown under his tutelage. You'd like to think if he was brought to Washington he could at least help the team improve their ballhandling skills, if nothing else.

The Wizards have more of an NBA connection to Shammgod than anyone else, because they were the only team he played for during his short NBA career. Washington was the only team who had faith in God as a player, they should be the ones to reap the rewards of God as a developer of talent.

When the praises go up, the blessings come down.