Articles About Jamelle
N athaniel 'Jamelle' McMillan is an assistant coach for the Phoenix Suns. His work involves suggesting, challenging, and delivering ideas to help develop players on the roster. Previously, he served as Assistant
Coach to the New Orleans Pelicans. Jamelle also served as Director of Basketball Operations at Drake University, after graduating from Arizona State University, having studied business, communications, and film/media studies.
ho am I?
My name is Jamelle McMillan. I was born and raised in Seattle, Washington where I attended O’Dea High School where I was a 3x State Champion in basketball. I played on a number of AAU teams for a lot of great coaches and with a lot of great players. I went on to play four years at Arizona State University from 2007-2011 under Coach Herb Sendek.
What do I do?I am an assistant/player development coach in the NBA. I put together individual workouts for players consisting of skill work within the framework of our offense and offensive style. I also use a lot of film for individual instruction to teach and show fundamentals for improvement. I also assist in game plan scouting for our team against a number of opponents. During the summer, I run draft workouts for our organization and travel to visit our players individually. The summer is where the most development takes place. Towards the end of the summer, I work a variety of camps that consist mainly of NBA players or potential prospects..