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Shackleford: Away from Home

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Adam Shackleford is ready for the challenge of turning the Tri-Cities Fever around.

But what he may not be as ready for is being away from his family.

After coaching the Spokane Shock to a 19-1 record, Shackleford will spend this season with Tri-Cities, two hours away from Spokane and his wife and their two young kids.

Plus, Coach "Shack" has a new house, but all that doesn't mean he isn't excited about being the Fever's new head coach.

"At the end of the day, we're happy to be in the Tri-Cities," said Shackleford. "We want to be here. This is where I want to be the head coach. There's something to be said about rebuilding something and turning something around and we are going to work hard to do that."

The Fever's 1st practice is in less than two months and Tri-Cities 1st game is March 8th against Fairbanks.