Mike D’Antoni, Ime Udoka joining Nets’ Steve Nash’s coaching staff

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Former Houston Rockets head coach&nbsp;Mike D’Antoni and Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Ime Udoka&nbsp;are joining the Nets coaching staff under Steve Nash, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday morning&nbsp;and SNY’s Ian Begley confirmed.” data-reactid=”23″>Former Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni and Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Ime Udoka are joining the Nets coaching staff under Steve Nash, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday morning and SNY’s Ian Begley confirmed.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Jacque Vaughn&nbsp;will remain Nash’s lead assistant after spending time as the Nets’ interim head coach last season, so D’Antoni will take the next seat after him.” data-reactid=”24″>Jacque Vaughn will remain Nash’s lead assistant after spending time as the Nets’ interim head coach last season, so D’Antoni will take the next seat after him.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="D'Antoni has held several head coaching positions across the league, most notably as Nash's head coach with the Phoenix Suns from 2004-2008. Together, they ran the infamous "seven seconds or less offense," which took the league by storm and saw Nash win two assist titles and two league MVPs.” data-reactid=”25″>D’Antoni has held several head coaching positions across the league, most notably as Nash’s head coach with the Phoenix Suns from 2004-2008. Together, they ran the infamous “seven seconds or less offense,” which took the league by storm and saw Nash win two assist titles and two league MVPs.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Udoka was a lead assistant with the Sixers under former head coach Brett Brown.” data-reactid=”26″>Udoka was a lead assistant with the Sixers under former head coach Brett Brown.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Nash continues to add pieces to his coaching staff, having brought on former teammate Amar’e Stoudemire last week. D’Antoni also coached Stoudemire with the Suns and New York Knicks.” data-reactid=”31″>Nash continues to add pieces to his coaching staff, having brought on former teammate Amar’e Stoudemire last week. D’Antoni also coached Stoudemire with the Suns and New York Knicks.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Together, this strong group will look to lead Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Co. to an NBA Championship.” data-reactid=”32″>Together, this strong group will look to lead Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Co. to an NBA Championship.

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