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Former Trail Blazer Earl Watson Joins San Antonio Spurs Coaching Staff

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Former Blazer point guard Earl Watson will retire from the NBA to accept a position in the D-League.

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Chris Haynes, writing for Cleveland.com, gives this report on former Trail Blazer point guard Earl Watson:

After 13 years, point guard Earl Watson will retire from the NBA to accept a coaching position with the San Antonio Spurs' NBA Development League affiliate, the Austin Toros, a league source informed Northeast Ohio Media Group.

The full article can be found here.

Watson has been mentored by a number of coaches including UCLA coach John Wooden. During his career Watson played for Seattle, Memphis, Denver, Oklahoma City, Indiana, Utah and Portland.