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Phil Handy

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Philip T. Handy (born August 24, 1971) is an American basketball assistant coach of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and player development trainer. He played college basketball for the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors, and then played professionally abroad before starting his career in coaching.

Handy has served as player development coach for the Los Angeles Lakers under Mike Brown. Still under Brown, he served as assistant coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He then moved to the Toronto Raptors as assistant for Nick Nurse. As of 2020, Handy has been to 6 consecutive NBA finals, 4 with the Cleveland Cavaliers (2015–2018), 1 with the Toronto Raptors (2019) and 1 with the Los Angeles Lakers (2020).

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