Kings Guard Gaming Names Lavel Cole Assistant Coach

Sacramento, Calif. – Kings Guard Gaming, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, announced today that Lavel Cole has been named assistant coach.

“I am excited to join Kings Guard Gaming and work with this amazing group of players,” said Kings Guard Gaming Assistant Coach Lavel Cole. “I look forward to joining coach Layton and helping build a winning culture for Kings Guard Gaming.”

“We are thrilled to add Lavel’s knowledge and perspective to the team,” said Kings Guard Gaming Head Coach Del Layton. “He brings more than a decade of experience in the 2K world and will be an invaluable addition to the team.”

Before joining Kings Guard Gaming, Cole served as head coach for Fire Sticks Gaming. Cole was a top prospect in multiple NBA 2K League drafts before transitioned to coaching in 2020.

Cole is a Brooklyn, New York native and attended Syracuse University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

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