NBA Coach Jeff Nix to Appear on the “I Know This Guy” Podcast


NBA coach, executive and NCAA assistant coach Jeff Nix will appear on the upcoming episode of the popular podcast, “I Know This Guy.” Renowned entrepreneur, mentor and business thought leader Norman Farrar hosts this weekly podcast. Continue reading


Fort Lauderdale, FL, Apr 12, 2021 /prREACH/ -- Former NBA coach Jeff Nix is the next high-profile guest to appear on Norman Farrar's popular podcast, "I Know This Guy." This podcast has been hosting eminent personalities from various fields to share unknown facts and captivating stories from their lives with the audience. The show's host, Norman Farrar, has been an entrepreneur for over three decades and shares the knowledge of his network with the world through this podcast.

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A native of Portville, N.Y., Jeff Nix enjoyed an excellent academic and athletic career at the Portville Central School (PCS). Under Ray Deland, he was a basketball star for four years, scoring 942 points in 65 games. Nix also has 13 years of experience as an assistant coach at the collegiate level, including his alma mater, Canisius (1979-81), St. Francis University (1981-84), Loyola University Maryland (1984-85), Xavier (1985-87) and Notre Dame (1987-92).

Nix has spent 15 years with the Knicks organization, serving in several roles, including eight years as an assistant coach (1992-2000), five years as assistant general manager (2000-05) and two years as the director of scouting (2005-07). He has been an assistant under three Knicks' head coaches, including Pat Riley (1992-95), Don Nelson (1995-96) and Jeff Van Gundy (1996-2000). As an NCAA assistant coach, he has made five NCAA Tournament appearances (1986, 1987 at Xavier; 1988, 1989, 1990 at Notre Dame) and one NIT appearance (1992 at Notre Dame). In September 2000, Nix took the position of Assistant GM under Scott Layden.

In 2005, Nix co-founded Camouflage Kids, Inc., a national non-profit organization that purchases collegiate athletic event tickets for the families and children of those serving in the military. This program started when Nix donated 2005-06 season tickets for Air Force basketball games to children at nearby Fort Carson. Camouflage Kids annually awards the Skip Prosser Scholarship. Over the past three years, the program has awarded 11 college scholarships to worthy military children from Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Naval Station Great Lakes in Chicago.

"As an avid basketball fan for years, hosting Jeff Nix on my podcast is a dream come true for me. We are thankful to Jeff for accepting our invitation and look forward to having him with us next week," said Norman Farrar.

To find out more about the life story of this NBA executive, please tune in to the upcoming episode of "I Know This Guy."

About Norman Farrar

Entrepreneur and businessman Norman "The Beard Guy" Farrar stands at the forefront of the economic mega-machine known as Amazon Marketplace. As a leading expert with over 25 years of product sourcing, development, and branding expertise, Norm is an advisor to many and an inspiration to all.

Throughout his career, he has worked with big brands including Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, Dell, Microsoft, Target, Hershey, 20th Century Fox, Molson's, Cadbury and a wide variety of emerging businesses that are celebrating sudden escalation in profitability and sales as a result of taking action on his advice and proven methods. | | | | | | |

About Jeff Nix

Long-time NBA coach & executive and NCAA assistant coach.



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