And that was before he guided Michigan to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
many NBA executives feel Howard will be in high demand once again this offseason.
Would Howard make a good NBA head coach? I don’t know. There’s always risk with someone who hasn’t done the job before.
But Howard has aced every test put in front of him.
His 19-year NBA playing career – in which he spent time as a star, role player and bench warmer – gives him perspective. He impressed as a Heat assistant. In just two years since getting hired, Howard has elevated an already-strong Michigan program into college basketball’s elite class.
NBA teams should absolutely consider him a strong head-coaching candidate.
The bigger question: Would he leave Ann Arbor?