Robert Pack #14, Point Guard for the Denver Nuggets prepares to make a free throw during the NBA Midwest Division basketball game against the Detroit Pistons on 20th December 2000 at the Pepsi Center Arena in Denver, Colorado, United States. The Nuggets won the game 108 - 106. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Reports reaching indicate former NBA Guard Robert Pack has been appointed as Head Coach of Basketball side Rwanda Energy Group (REG).

His appointment comes ahead of the commencement of the 2022 Basketball Africa League (BAL) that runs from March 5 to May 28.

WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 8: Assistant Coach Robert Pack of the Washington Wizards looks on during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on November 8, 2019 at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

The FIBA Africa-NBA continental tournament is scheduled to have 12 teams compete in Senegal, Egypt and Rwanda. The top teams from the Sahara Conference and Nile Conference progress to play in the knockout stage at the Kigali Arena in Rwanda.

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6 foot 2 inch Pack, played 13 seasons in the NBA for Denver Nuggets, Portland Trailblazers and Dallas Mavericks. As an Assistant Coach, he has worked at Los Angeles Clippers, OKC Thunder and Washington Wizards.

Robert Pack #14, Point Guard for the Dallas Mavericks during the NBA Midwest Division basketball game against the Seattle SuperSonics on 7th March 2000 at the KeyArena at Seattle Center Seattle, Washington, United States. The SuperSonics won the game 101 – 86. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

REG is in the Sahara Conference with top rated AS Sale from Morocco and 2021 BAL Finalist US Monastir from Tunisia. Sale recently appointed former Kenya National Men’s Team Coach Liz Mills as Head Coach.

Rwanda’s representative in the 2021 BAL, Patriots, finished in fourth place.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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