NBA: Jacque Vaughn will remain in charge of the Nets for the rest of the season | Video

Brooklyn Nets have confirmed to Jack Vaughn as his full-time coach for the remainder of the season after four games in charge of the New York squad; Vaughn took the place of Steve Nash after the former MVP of the League was relieved of his position.

After Nash’s firing, the Nets showed interest in hiring the coach of Boston Ime Udokawho will be away from the court all season after being Suspended for inappropriate relationships with team staff.

Sean Markgeneral manager of the franchise, stated the following about Vaughn it’s a statement:

Vaughn’s insight, competitiveness and knowledge of our team make him the best person to lead the group going forward. He has shown the ability to get the best out of our players, he has made them take responsibility and play cohesively. First team basketball.

As reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPNVaughn would also have contract for the following season.

Since he took over the squad commanded by Kevin Durantthe 37-year-old coach has a record of 3-2 with victories over Charlotte Hornets, Washington Wizards and New York Knickswhile they fell against Chicago Bulls and Dallas Mavericks. Under Nash, they opened 2-5.

This was the second time Vaughn took over the Nets on a temporary basis, as in 2020 also replaced Kenny Atkinson after his departure.

As reported by Marc Sten of Basketball InsiderBrooklyn was close to closing a deal with Ime Udokahowever, multiple people close to the organization urged the owner Joe Tsai a not hire the still coach of the Boston Celtics.

(With information from TheScore)