The Golden State Warriors just keep on winning. It's been nearly a month since the Dubs lifted their fourth championship in the span of eight years, but at this point, the awards still keep on coming.
The latest recipient of another noteworthy honor is Ron Adams, an assistant coach on Steve Kerr's staff. The 74-year-old coach was recently awarded the 2022 Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award. This comes via NBA Communications on Twitter:
The National Basketball Coaches Association announced today that Ron Adams is the recipient of the 2022 Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award. pic.twitter.com/IgnA1SCWxe
— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) July 12, 2022
This is a great honor for the veteran coach, who himself has been with the Warriors since 2014. Adams has been around all four of the Warriors' title runs, and there's no denying that he's been an integral part of coach Kerr's staff.
In his acceptance speech, Adams thanked his family for their undying support. He also made special mention of the numerous coaches he's worked with in the past, including Steve Kerr:
“I am honored and very humbled to have been selected for the Tex Winter Assistant Coach Lifetime Impact Award,” said Ron Adams, via NBACoaches.com.
“… A special thanks to all the Head Coaches in the NBA I have worked with – Jerry Tarkanian, John Lucas, George Karl, Bill Cartwright, Jim Boylan, Scott Brooks, Tom Thibodeau, Brad Stevens, and Steve Kerr. All of you respected me, and you all were very kind to me and my family.
“Lastly, and most important, I want to thank all the NBA players I worked with over the past 30 years who have brought joy and meaning to my life. Watching you grow as players and as men is the real highlight of my career.”
Before joining the Warriors, Adams had stints with the San Antonio Spurs (he started in 1992), the Philadelphia 76ers, the Milwaukee Bucks, the Chicago Bulls (twice), the Oklahoma City Thunder, and the Boston Celtics.