USBL co-coach, father of NBA's Mark, Brent Price dies of heart attack

Friday, July 7th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Enid-AP) -- Oklahoma Storms co-coach Denny Price, the father of former N-B-A star Mark Price and current N-B-A player Brent Price, died today of a heart attack after becoming ill during a coaching clinic. Price died this afternoon at Integris Bass Baptist Health Center in Enid.

Denny Price was athletic director for Phillips University for 12 years, coaching the men's basketball team for seven years and the women's team for two years. He was an assistant at Oklahoma and with the Phoenix Suns.

Price joined the Storm earlier this season as associate coach. He was named co-coach after Ron Ekker quit a day before the team was to open play.

Mark Price played college basketball for Georgia Tech and spent nine of his 12 seasons in the NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Brent Price played at Oklahoma and is with the Vancouver Grizzlies.
Funeral services are pending with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home in Enid.