Brooklyn Nets confirm Jacque Vaughn as head coach

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Brooklyns Nets confirm Jacque Vaughn as head coach

The Brooklyn Nets announced this Wednesday that Jacque Vaughn, a former assistant to the ousted Steve Nash, is the franchise's new head coach.Vaughn directed; to the Nets in the final week as interim manager following the firing of Steve Nash as coach due to the team's poor start to the season. The New York franchise informed then that he would open a selection process for a new coach, but he finally decided to leave. confirmed Vaughn.

Among the main candidates for the bench was Ime Udoka, a coach who led He played the Boston Celtics in the finals last year and is suspended by his own team for violating internal rules.

TheNetswon two games, against theWashington Wizardsand theCharlotte Hornets, and lost two, against the Chicago Bulls and the Dallas Mavericks, with Vaughn on the bench.

The coach has had to manage the delicate situation of the locker room, after the Kyrie Irving anti-Semitism case, sanctioned with at least a five-game suspension by the Nets for promoting an anti-Semitic film on Twitter and he initially refused to apologize.

Vaughn's first game as head coach will be his first game. this very Wednesday in the New York derby against the New York Knicks.