Take it away, Stu (note: This will be up for a while because we have an important downtown meeting from noon-3 today with Rocket).


The Huntdown
Name: Scott Brooks
Claim to Fame, Minnesota: a back-up point guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves from 1990-1992. Brooks was acquired from the 76ers for a second-round pick, and during his time with the Wolves averaged just over 5 points and 2.5 assists per game. He was sent to Houston in 1992 for the ever-popular “future considerations.”
Claim to Fame, Everywhere Else: Brooks was a true journeyman, putting in time with six NBA teams, the Fresno Flames of the WBL, and the wonderfully-monikered Albany Patroons of the CBA. This held true for his college career as well, as he attended TCU, San Joaquin Delta College, and UC Irvine. Almost immediately after his playing career ended, Brooks got into coaching, first in the ABA, then as an NBA assistant. He was named the interim head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder when they fired PJ Carlisemo in 2008, and given the job permanently at season’s end.
Where He Is Now: accepting his NBA Coach of the Year award, coaching Kevin Durant, and trying to steal a game from the Los Angeles Lakers in the playoffs.
Is He on Twitter: No.
Glorious Randomness: the Sixers used that second-round pick on Brian Oliver, who you most likely don’t remember being part of Georgia Tech’s Lethal Weapon 3, along with Dennis Scott and Kenny Anderson. The future considerations the Wolves received from Houston was a second-round pick that they used on Jerome Allen, who is now the head basketball coach at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. 
Glorious Randomness II: San Joaquin Delta College is a community college in Stockton, California. I mention this only to note that Stockton is where the band Pavement formed, and to provide an excuse to link to a video for Rolling Stone’s 286th greatest song of all time.