Rex Kalamian had a taste of head coaching during the 2021-22 NBA season when filling in for Dwane Casey and now he will become a full-time head coach. In a report from ESPN, Kalamian will become the head coach of the Armenian national team.
To be clear: Kalamian's involvement with the Armenian national team will be during the NBA offseason so it will not impact his commitment with the Pistons. https://t.co/Tumh9UJ96r— Jeanna Trotman (@JeannaTrotmanTV) January 20, 2022
His duties with the Armenian national team will occur in the NBA offseason, so it will not impact his commitment to the Pistons. Kalamian is a Bronx-born Armenian-American. His grandmother escaped the Armenian genocide when she came to the United States.
Kalamian has spent 25 years in the NBA as an assistant coach for 7 different franchises, including the Detroit Pistons.