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Nate Tibbetts joins Blazers as assistant coach

Tuesday - 5/14/2013, 8:50pm  ET

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Nate Tibbetts has joined the Portland Trail Blazers as an assistant coach.

The 35-year-old Tibbetts comes to the Blazers after serving for two seasons as an assistant with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Before that, he spent two seasons as head coach with the NBA Development League's Tulsa 66ers, the Oklahoma City Thunder affiliate.

He replaces Kaleb Canales, who recently left the Blazers to join the Dallas Mavericks.

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