Kenny Atkinson, Nets Parting Ways After Three-Plus Seasons

Kenny Atkinson, Nets Parting Ways After Three-Plus Seasons

MIAMI, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 29: Head coach Kenny Atkinson of the Brooklyn Nets reacts against the Miami Heat during the second half at American Airlines Arena on February 29, 2020 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

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The Brooklyn Nets announced Saturday they’ve mutually parted ways with head coach Kenny Atkinson after three-plus seasons.

Marc Stein of the New York Times provided a statement from Nets general manager Sean Marks:

Brooklyn owns a 28-34 record, which ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference, following Friday’s win over the San Antonio Spurs. Assistant coach Jacque Vaughn will take over the staff on an interim basis for the remainder of the 2019-20 NBA season.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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via Bleacher Report – Front Page

March 7, 2020 at 06:46AM

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