Vinny Del Negro Will Return As Clippers Coach

The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that head coach Vinny Del Negro will remain with the team for the 2012-13 season, after picking up the coach’s option for next season. From a press release on the team’s website: “The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that the team has exercised its option for Vinny Del Negro to continue as Head Coach for the 2012-13 NBA season. As usual, no contract terms were announced. The Clippers will hold a media conference call later today with Del Negro and Vice President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey.” ESPN’s Marc Stein also reported the deal via Twitter: