The assistant coach of the Los Angeles Lakers Jason Kidd is emerging as a candidate to take up the Brooklyn Nets’ head coaching job, per Shams Charania.
The former Milwaukee Bucks head coach started his coaching career in Brooklyn, where he led the team to the playoffs. The Nets had Jacque Vaughn as an interim coach in the NBA season restart wit the former Kenny Atkinson’s assistant leading Brooklyn to a positive record in the “bubble”.
The Brooklyn Nets will start a full head coaching search at end of season as the team is preparing to face the Toronto Raptors in the 2020 NBA Playoffs.
“Several external candidates have emerged for the job, according to league sources: Los Angeles Lakers assistant Jason Kidd, Philadelphia 76ers assistant Ime Udoka, LA Clippers assistant Ty Lue and former Rockets and Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy.”