After Nash retired from the NBA, he signed a four-year contract with the Nets in early September 2020 and became the head coach of the Nets to start his coaching career. With extensive on-court experience and strategy, he has been hailed as one of the best players in NBA history.
However, under his coaching, the team only entered the Eastern Conference semifinals in the 2020-2021 season, but eventually lost to the Milwaukee Bucks and missed the championship. Although last season and this season Nash had NBA stars such as giants Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, James Harden and Ben Simmons, he failed to lead the Nets to win the championship.
In addition, during the offseason, Durant asked Nets owner Cai Chongxin to resign Nash and general manager Sean Marks as a condition to keep him. Although all of this did not materialize in the end, it can be seen that Durant is not interested in Nash. of dissatisfaction. At the same time, the giant Irving also participated in it. Nash also revealed that the giant has never cooperated with his command or listened to his words. The internal chaos of the Nets was difficult to solve. Finally, after many discussions, the Nets decided to cooperate with him. Nash parted ways.
After announcing Nash’s official dismissal, Nets assistant coach Jacques Vaughn served as the interim head coach today, but in the end, the Nets lost to the Bulls 99-108 and won the sixth game.
On the other hand, according to well-known NBA reporter Sham Charania, the Nets will be the Boston Celtics coach Im Uduka, who has been suspended for one season for violations, as a candidate for the new coach.
Udoka served as an assistant coach for the Nets in the 2020-2021 season, and then became the head coach of the Celtics last season and led the team to the best defense and the Eastern Conference championship, and is considered a title prospect. best team. However, during the offseason, Udoka was exposed to have an improper relationship with the team staff, and was punished by the team and suspended for one year for violations. The prospect of coaching in the team is worrying.
Recently, the Nets and Uduka also reached contact, and the Celtics also allowed the coach to leave the team. Udoka is expected to be the new head coach of the Nets.
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