The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly prolonged the contract of interim head coach Jacque Vaughn. In accordance with Senior EPSN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Vaughn’s contract will take him via the 2026-2027 season.
Jacque Vaughn had shed the interim label earlier this season with a crew possibility on subsequent yr — and now will get prolonged for a number of years previous the 2023-2024 season, sources inform ESPN. pic.twitter.com/YE3Txda9xF
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 21, 2023
This season, Vaughn has continued to construct on that success, main the Nets to a 34-24 report as of February 21, 2023. The crew at the moment sit in fifth place within the Japanese Convention. Nevertheless, the current blow up of the roster may see them fall out of a high 6 seed.
Vaughn additionally expressed his gratitude for the extension. “I’m extraordinarily grateful for the chance to proceed teaching this crew,” Vaughn mentioned. “We now have an excellent group of gamers who’re dedicated to profitable, and I’m excited to proceed working with them.”
After buying and selling Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving this season, the Nets are set of properly for the longer term and now have their head coach locked up. The Nets younger core lead by Mikal Bridges and a plethora of first spherical picks may bode properly for different stars wanting out. Brooklyn continues to be an enormous market, so something is feasible, nonetheless.
Extending the contract of head coach Jacque Vaughn is a optimistic growth for the crew. Vaughn has proven that he has the flexibility to guide the crew to success, and his sturdy relationship with the gamers bodes properly for the crew’s future.
The Brooklyn Nets are nonetheless not favored to win the Atlantic Division in response to New York sports-books. With the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers in there, the Nets may very well be third place certain.
The Nets do have a strong core of respectable function gamers. They don’t, nonetheless, have that licensed All-Star on the roster. A play-in match look is probably going in the event that they fall out of a high 6 seed.