Boston Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson will be named the head coach of the women’s basketball team Duke, in “the Boston globe” reported on Friday.
Lawson, 39, will succeed Joanne McCallie, who resigned earlier this month after 13 seasons and a record 330-107 with the blue devils.
Former NBA and Olympic champion, Lawson joined the coaching staff the Celtics in June 2019, after working as a television analyst with ESPN and “Washington wizards”.
She played for legendary coach Pat summit in Tennessee, reaching three “final four”, and spent 13 seasons as point guard in the NBA, the latest game in 2015.
Lawson won the title the NBA with the Sacramento monarchs in 2005 and was part of won the gold medal in the USA national team on football at the Olympics in Beijing 2008.
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