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Mazen "Maz" Trakh (born 1962) is a Jordanian-American basketball coach, currently working as an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Maz Trakh
Washington Wizards
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1962-07-03) July 3, 1962 (age 57)
NationalityAmerican / Jordanian
Career information
CollegeSouthern Utah
Career history
As coach:
?–?Long Beach State (assistant)
?–1994Riverside CC (assistant)
1994–?UC Irvine (assistant)
2000–2001Cabrillo College
2002–2004Yakima Sun Kings (assistant)
2004Yakima Sun Kings
2004Changwon LG Sakers (assistant)
2004–2006Fastlink
2006–2007Blue Stars
20102013Oklahoma City Thunder (assistant)
20132014Detroit Pistons (assistant)
2014–2015Al-Muharraq
20152016Golden State Warriors (scout)
2016–presentWashington Wizards (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
As head coach:

As assistant coach:

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Coaching careerEdit

Trakh helped lead Jordanian club Fastlink to the 2006 FIBA Asia Club Championship. His team became the first Jordanian team to ever win the championship.

During Trakh's coaching career which has spanned more than two decades, he has coached professionally in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA), American Basketball Association (ABA) and oversees (South Korea, Jordan, Lebanon, Bahrain).[1]

NBAEdit

Trakh began working with the Oklahoma City Thunder prior to the 2010–11 season, serving as the assistant coach focusing on player development for three seasons.[2]

Trakh was an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons during the 2013–14 season under coach Maurice Cheeks.[3]

Trakh served as the west coast advance scout for the Golden State Warriors during the 2015–16 season.

At the beginning of the 2016–17 season, the Washington Wizards added Trakh to their coaching staff as assistant coach.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Trakh's older brother Mark is also a basketball coach.[5]

Coaching achievementsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maz Trakh, NBA Profile
  2. ^ "OKC Thunder adds Maz Trakh to coaching staff | News OK". newsok.com. Retrieved 2016-11-01.
  3. ^ "Detroit Pistons Finalize Coaching Staff « CBS Detroit". detroit.cbslocal.com. Retrieved 2016-11-01.
  4. ^ "Wizards announce Tony Brown, Sidney Lowe, Chad Iske, Mike Terpstra and Maz Trakh as assistant coaches :InsideHoops via Sportsmanias.com". sportsmanias.com. Retrieved 2016-11-01.
  5. ^ Groves, Jason. "Trakh adds offense to Aggies in second year". Las Cruces Sun-News. Archived from the original on June 25, 2012.

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