Ronnie Price, undoubtedly probably the most well-known basketball participant to come back out of Utah Valley College after enjoying 12 seasons within the NBA, is returning to the Orem, Utah, campus.
On Monday, the Wolverines introduced that Worth is becoming a member of the lads’s basketball workers as its director of participant improvement.
“Ronnie Worth is an incredible chief who may have a big impact on the UVU males’s basketball program,” head coach Mark Madsen mentioned in an announcement, including that he received to know Worth in 2004 at UVU after which coached him with the Los Angeles Lakers within the 2014-2015 season. “Ronnie goes to have a big impact right here. I really feel extremely excited that he’s becoming a member of the UVU workers.”
Worth performed at UVU from 2002-2005 and averaged 19.7 factors and three.9 rebounds per sport. He signed with the Sacramento Kings out of faculty, turning into the primary (and nonetheless solely) participant to go from UVU to the NBA (two others, Travis Hansen and Michael McDonald, had performed there earlier than ending their school careers elsewhere previous to going to the league).
The 6-foot-2 Worth wound up having an extended profession as a journeyman, as he performed for six groups in his 12 NBA seasons, together with 4 seasons with he Utah Jazz, his longest stick with one staff. Over his profession, he averaged 3.7 factors and 1.8 assists per sport.