Clippers Assistant Rex Kalamian Reflects on His Heritage for Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

On Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Clippers will look to stave off playoff elimination in Game 5 against the Golden State Warriors. But for Clippers assistant coach Rex Kalamian, April 24 comes with an entirely different meaning. This year marks the 104th anniversary of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, which commemorates the persecution of Armenians in and their expulsion from Turkey that began in 1915. Rex’s grandmother survived the Armenian Genocide when she was 12. Now, her grandson stands as the only person of Armenian descent currently in the NBA. Before the Clippers flew to Oakland to face the Warriors with their season on the line, Rex opened up to CloseUp360, reflecting… Read More