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Mitch Richmond hired to be special assistant to Chris Mullin at St. John's

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductees Mitch Richmond and Sarunas Marciulionis look on during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. Credit: Getty Images / Ronald Martinez

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.

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