St. John's coach Chris Mullin announced that fellow Hall of Famer Mitch Richmond has joined the coaching staff as a special assistant. Mullin and Richmond were teammates for three seasons with the Golden State Warriors in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Richmond is a six-time NBA All-Star and five-time All-NBA selection. He won an NBA title with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2002 and a gold medal with the United States Olympic Team (Dream Team III) at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. Mullin also announced the hiring of Greg St. Jean as an assistant coach.