Former Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni and Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Ime Udoka are becoming a member of the Nets teaching workers underneath Steve Nash, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Friday morning and SNY’s Ian Begley confirmed.
Jacque Vaughn will stay Nash’s lead assistant after spending time because the Nets’ interim head coach final season, so D’Antoni will take the following seat after him.
D’Antoni has held a number of head teaching positions throughout the league, most notably as Nash’s head coach with the Phoenix Suns from 2004-2008. Collectively, they ran the notorious “seven seconds or much less offense,” which took the league by storm and noticed Nash win two help titles and two league MVPs.
Udoka was a lead assistant with the Sixers underneath former head coach Brett Brown.
Nash continues so as to add items to his teaching workers, having introduced on former teammate Amar’e Stoudemire final week. D’Antoni additionally coached Stoudemire with the Suns and New York Knicks.
Collectively, this robust group will look to guide Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Co. to an NBA Championship.