Sports Report: Stoudemire joining Nash as assistant with Nets

00:46  24 october  2020
00:46  24 october  2020 Source:   thescore.com

Dirk on declining Nets job: 'Don't know if I could do it anywhere' but Dallas

  Dirk on declining Nets job: 'Don't know if I could do it anywhere' but Dallas Dirk Nowitzki confirmed he turned down an offer to join friend Steve Nash as an assistant coach with the Brooklyn Nets. "First of all, I don't know if I could do it anywhere but here," Nowitzki told the Dallas Morning News' Brad Townsend. "Second, I just think the timing is not right. I love being with the family. I'm so over basketball at this point that it wasn't even a thought for me." Nash, who played with Nowitzki on the Mavs from 1998-2004, gauged his former teammate's interest in joining the Nets after he was named Brooklyn's head coach last month.

Amar'e Stoudemire has agreed to become an assistant coach on the staff of Steve Nash with the Brooklyn Nets . Stoudemire and Nash were teammates with Stoudemire has mainly played in Israel since leaving the NBA in 2016, leading Maccabi to an Israeli League championship in July while being

New Nets coach Steve Nash sounded out his longtime former teammate and close friend Dirk Nowitzki to gauge his interest in coming to Brooklyn as an assistant Nash and Nowitzki have no coaching experience. That’s why Brooklyn is retaining former Magic coach Jacque Vaughn as lead assistant .

Former NBA All-Star forward Amar'e Stoudemire has agreed to join new Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash's staff as an assistant coach, sources told The Athletic's Shams Charania.

  Report: Stoudemire joining Nash as assistant with Nets © Jim McIsaac / Getty Images Sport / Getty

Stoudemire played alongside Nash for the Phoenix Suns' famed "seven seconds or less" teams from 2004 to 2010, forming a lethal transition and pick-and-roll pairing.

Mike D'Antoni, who was head coach of the Suns during that era, is also a candidate to join Nash's staff, ESPN's Frank Isola reported earlier this month.

Stoudemire, 37, last suited up in the NBA in 2016, and he's since played in Israel and China.

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