October 30, 2020, 9:18 pmKyrie IrvingPG, Brooklyn Nets
Mike D'Antoni, who was recently let go of his head coaching duties by the Rockets, has been hired to Steve Nash's coaching staff as the head assistant for the Brooklyn Nets for the upcoming 2020-21 season.
This is a key hire for GM Sean Marks and Co. after the Nash hiring. Nash has essentially zero coaching experience, NBA or otherwise, so hiring a veteran coach with lots of experience seems like a very logical move. The Nets are looking to compete for a title right away, as Nash stated earlier this week, and D'Antoni will undoubtedly be a key component of the Nets' offensive plans. The introduction of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving into the lineup at the same time is something Nets fans have been waiting over a year to see.
Source: Brian Lewis on Twitter