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Jerry Tarkanian
Co-Founder

Jerry Tarkanian

Jerry "Tark the Shark" Tarkanian led the 1990 UNLV "Runnin' Rebels" to winning the NCAA national championship. He is a Naismith Hall of Fame inductee and celebrated as one of the most revolutionary college coaches in NCAA history.

Danny Tarkanian
Co-Founder

Danny Tarkanian

Danny Tarkanian co-founded the Tarkanian Basketball Academy in 2003. In high school and college, Danny was a top athlete and student. He was UNLV's first Rhodes Scholar and twice named First Team Academic All-American by the NCAA.

Lamar Bigby
Coach

Lamar Bigby

Lamar founded the Las Vegas Knicks in 2010 and is a former UNLV Runnin Rebel (2001-2003). Bigby, along with Las Vegas Knicks Co-Founders Dinard Taylor and Eric Ashley, established one of the top West Coast AAU Club Programs.