Nets name Jacque Vaughn head coach

Nets name Jacque Vaughn head coach

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Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Full Sean Marks quote on whether or not he consulted Kevin Durant before promoting Jacque Vaughn to full-time head coach. pic.twitter.com/pfgvTddlq86:42 PM

Erik Slater @erikslater_
Jacque Vaughn on being named HC:
“It means a lot. I played for this organization, I’ve been here 7 years. Really been hopefully a loyal servant along the way. Now I get to serve in a different capacity and looking forward to it.”
JV played for the Nets from 2004-2006. pic.twitter.com/Ei0JUDBuEN6:08 PM

Erik Slater @erikslater_
Jacque Vaughn on his hiring after being passed over for Steve Nash in 2020 then being chosen amid Ime Udoka rumors this season:
“I said to my wife I might have not been her first choice and we’ve been together 20 years, so it could all work out and off we go.” pic.twitter.com/LNH6SnILok6:02 PM

Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
Nets coach Jacque Vaughn: “I guess I was the write-in candidate in the minds of elections right now, but I’m ok with that. I said to my wife, I might not have been her first choice and we’ve been together 20 years, so it can all work out. So, off we go.” pic.twitter.com/XHDXUVo5Gp6:01 PM

Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
Nets GM Sean Marks on naming Jacque Vaughn as head coach: “At this particular time, to be honest, we were going to have to find somebody better than JV in order for it not to be JV.” pic.twitter.com/zycq38oYX15:57 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Yuta Watanabe had an MRI on his sprained ankle today, and Jacque Vaughn said the injury wasn’t as severe as expected. Said he misses Yuta and that the team could have used him in their loss to the Mavericks. #NetsWorld #NBA5:53 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Jacque Vaughn said he’s got a better beard than Thibs. Catch the Nets/Knicks rivalry fever. – 5:52 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Jacque Vaughn said it’s an ongoing conversation with Sean Marks about adding someone to the staff. Adds no one from the current staff will be leaving. – 5:52 PM
Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
Jacque Vaughn after being introduced as the full time head coach:
“I told my wife I wasn’t her first choice either.”
😂😂 – 5:51 PM
Erik Slater @erikslater_
Jacque Vaughn said Yuta Watanabe had an MRI on his ankle today and called the injury “not severe”. – 5:51 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Jacque Vaughn said Yuta Watanabe had an MRI today. Came back clean, hope he’s back in a few days. – 5:51 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Jacque Vaughn said he has not talked to Kyrie Irving. Wasn’t sure it was his place given the uncertainty he had as interim coach. Adds that could change now that’s he’s got the full-time gig. – 5:50 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Jacque Vaughn on getting #Nets gig: “I guess I was the was the ‘write in’ candidate in the minds of elections right now; but I’m ok with that. I said to my wife, I might’ve not been her first choice and we’ve been together 20 years, so it could all work out. So off we go.” #NBA5:49 PM
Ian Begley @IanBegley
When asked about Kevin Durant’s input in Jacque Vaughn hire, Nets GM Sean Marks says ‘Kevin’s job here is to go out and play basketball and that’s what he wants to do. That’s what he enjoys to do. Let’s let him go and do that…that decision (Vaughn hiring) was not up to Kevin.’ – 5:48 PM
Yaron Weitzman @YaronWeitzman
Jacque Vaughn on Nets first targeting Ime Udoka: “I said to my wife I might not have been her first choice but we’ve been together twenty years, so, you know, it could all work out.” pic.twitter.com/RLMcUUP24Z5:48 PM

Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
Jacque Vaughn: “I guess I was the write-in candidate.”
Then joked he told his wife, “I may not have been your first choice, either.” – 5:48 PM
Erik Slater @erikslater_
Sean Marks calls Jacque Vaughn a “catalyst” for this Nets team.
Says the players have been responding to and rallying around JV, which played a big role in the hiring. pic.twitter.com/nEJF9wBaLm5:43 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
“That decision was not up to Kevin (Durant).”
Sean Marks said he wants KD to focus on basketball and said the decision to promote Jacque Vaughn to full-time head coach was not made by the Nets’ star. – 5:43 PM
Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Sean Marks called Jacque Vaughn “the catalyst” sparking the Nets’ improved play in recent games. – 5:38 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Sean Marks said the Nets were going to have to find someone “better than JV” for Jacque Vaughn to not get the full-time coaching gig. – 5:37 PM
Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
The Nets tapped Jacque Vaughn as Steve Nash’s official replacement today. Joe Harris called Vaughn “a great coach” and said he’s “fine-tuned what his approach is” since coaching the Nets in the Bubble.
Early story on Coach JV for ⁦@NYDNSportsnydailynews.com/sports/basketb…5:17 PM
Erik Slater @erikslater_
The Nets pivoted from Ime Udoka to Jacque Vaughn as their next head coach amid backlash and reported doubts of their ability to contend.
Why the hiring is a likely indicator of big changes on the horizon in Brooklyn. clutchpoints.com/jacque-vaughn-…3:32 PM
Chris Mannix @SIChrisMannix
Did the Nets make the right call with Jacque Vaughn? Can Vaughn help Brooklyn turn its season around. @TheCrossover staff weighs in on the Nets new head coach si.com/nba/2022/11/09…3:25 PM
Barbara Barker @meanbarb
Nets name Jacque Vaughn as head coach newsday.com/sports/basketb… via @Newsday2:55 PM
Sirius XM NBA @SiriusXMNBA
Jacque Vaughn is the new head coach of the Nets!
🏀@Shams Charania explains how it could have been different if none of the Kyrie drama occurred #NetsWorld
@Rick Kamla | @Amin Elhassan pic.twitter.com/ePVXFLnEDI2:30 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Jacque Vaughn becomes the NBA’s 16th active Black head coach. – 2:15 PM
Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Brooklyn Nets Name Jacque Vaughn Head Coach sportando.basketball/en/brooklyn-ne…1:56 PM
NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA
The Nets officially named Jacque Vaughn head coach on Wednesday.
Vaughn’s promotion from interim head coach comes with a deal through the 2023-24 season, sources told @Adrian Wojnarowski. es.pn/3G2dZ4b1:31 PM
Vincent Goodwill @VinceGoodwill
With the permanent hiring of Jacque Vaughn, the NBA now has 17 head coaches of color (16 black), the highest number in league history. Previous highs occurred in 2012-13 and the end of last season – 1:18 PM
Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
The Brooklyn Nets hire Jacque Vaughn, move on from potential hire of Ime Udoka after a series of factors that were the result of the due diligence process. More details at @TheAthletic:
theathletic.com/3779973/2022/1…1:14 PM
Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
A thought: With Jacque Vaughn getting the full-time gig, it opens up a spot on the Nets’ coaching staff. Does someone come in/get bumped up to address one of the team’s current on-court issues? – 12:53 PM
Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Nets name Jacque Vaughn new head coach, do not go with Udoka nba.nbcsports.com/2022/11/09/net…12:53 PM
Brian Mahoney @briancmahoney
Nets make Jacque Vaughn coach, decide against Udoka pursuit (from @AP) apnews.com/article/e72b51…12:46 PM
Eurohoops @Eurohoopsnet
Brooklyn Nets remove interim tag off Jacque Vaughn #NBA
eurohoops.net/en/nba-news/14…12:40 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Nets this season:
— KD averaging 31 on 52%
— Simmons averaging 6/6/7 on 43%
— Kyrie suspended
— 4-7 record (2-7 vs .500 teams)
— Rockets own their first round picks in next 5 drafts
Jacque Vaughn has a coaching record of 67-163. pic.twitter.com/OpFRVq9XOT12:34 PM

Ian Begley @IanBegley
Nets GM Sean Marks says Jacque Vaughn is the ‘clear-cut best person to lead our group moving forward.’ Nets named Vaughn permanent head coach today: pic.twitter.com/pbSPIt2qoa12:25 PM

Brian Mahoney @briancmahoney
No Ime Udoka in Brooklyn. Job goes to Jacque Vaughn, who so far has proven both times he’s had it that he could be the right man for it. – 12:25 PM
Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria
Now on @njdotcom
Nets name Jacque Vaughn head coach after they back off from Ime Udoka nj.com/nets/2022/11/n…12:22 PM
Steve Luhm @sluhm
Nice few days for former Jazz point guards.
Jacque Vaughn named head coach of the Nets and UC Davis coach Jim Les beats Cal, 75-65.
I mention this mostly because they were two of the best guys I covered, back in the day, and it’s great to see them have success. – 12:21 PM
Tina Cervasio @TinaCervasio
#Nets name Jacque Vaughn head coach, dropping interim & other candidates. Always thought he deserved a chance. GM Sean Marks statement: “Jacque’s basketball acumen, competitiveness & knowledge of our team & organization make him the clear-cut best person to lead our group …” – 12:18 PM
Barbara Barker @meanbarb
Said Sean Marks of Jacque Vaughn hiring: “Jacque’s basketball acumen, competitiveness and intimate knowledge of our team and organization make him the clear-cut best person to lead our group moving forward.” pic.twitter.com/5jBCNEZ14e12:17 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Great day for Jacque Vaughn, who had been passed over for the Nets job the first time for Steve Nash. The Nets have clearly responded to JV. Now he gets an opportunity to win big. – 12:17 PM
Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN
New podcast. A look at Mexico City as future NBA expansion site (complete with some terrible off hand math by pod host) & why Jacque Vaughn has earned the chance to coach Nets (w/@Marc J. Spears) spoti.fi/3Ei2qEq12:16 PM
Joe Vardon @joevardon
A bubble and bamboo: How Jacque Vaughn hopes to coach Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, ⁦@The Athletictheathletic.com/1956872/2020/0…12:15 PM
Sarah Kustok @sarahkustok
The @Brooklyn Nets officially name Jacque Vaughn Head Coach – 12:12 PM
Barbara Barker @meanbarb
Guess the Udoka thing wasn’t a done deal. Nets just announced that Jacque Vaughn, who is 2-2, is there next coach. Nets’ reported plan to hire Ime Udoka as coach felt like a punch in the gut to women newsday.com/sports/columni… via @Newsday12:11 PM
David Aldridge @davidaldridgedc
The Nets do not hire Ime Udoka, taking the interim tag off of Jacque Vaughn: pic.twitter.com/3epo5UYYwr12:11 PM

John Karalis @John_Karalis
The Nets have backed off their pursuit of Ime Udoka… They just announced Jacque Vaughn is officially their new head coach – 12:11 PM
Adam Zagoria @AdamZagoria
The Brooklyn Nets have named Jacque Vaughn as head coach.
The Ime Udoka deal isn’t happening. – 12:11 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
The Nets could, and should, have just rolled with Jacque Vaughn after the bubble. – 12:11 PM
Mike Vorkunov @MikeVorkunov
The Nets have named Jacque Vaughn as head coach. He had been their interim after Steve Nash was fired last week. pic.twitter.com/ytzGSO6BRi12:10 PM

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
The Nets announce they have named Jacque Vaughn head coach. – 12:10 PM
Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
The Brooklyn Nets have named Jacque Vaughn as their new head coach. Not interim, but head coach.
They backed away from Ime Udoka, who was considered the early frontrunner. – 12:10 PM
Howard Beck @HowardBeck
The Nets have named Jacque Vaughn head coach. Thus ends the Ime Udoka saga. pic.twitter.com/mDkZCkyzCw12:10 PM

Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt
Nets name Jacque Vaughn their head coach, per team announcement: pic.twitter.com/SrigH8uIKj12:09 PM

Chris Mannix @SIChrisMannix
Nets have named Jacque Vaughn head coach – 12:09 PM
Barbara Barker @meanbarb
Nets just announced that Jacque Vaughn is going to be their head coach. – 12:09 PM
Anthony Puccio @APOOCH
Nets say they’ve named Jacque Vaughn their new head coach. No more interim tag. – 12:09 PM
Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli
The Nets have officially made Jacque Vaughn their head coach. – 12:09 PM
Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina
The Nets announce they are officially naming Jacque Vaughn as head coach and removing the interim tag – 12:09 PM
Vincent Goodwill @VinceGoodwill
The Brooklyn Nets are naming Jacque Vaughn head coach – 12:08 PM
Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears
The Brooklyn Nets say they have named Jacque Vaughn as head coach. – 12:08 PM
Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard
The Nets say they have named Jacque Vaughn as their new head coach. – 12:08 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
The Brooklyn Nets have named Jacque Vaughn their head coach, per the team. – 12:08 PM
Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
The Brooklyn Nets have named Jacque Vaughn as head coach, team says. – 12:08 PM
Erik Slater @erikslater_
Breaking: The Brooklyn Nets have named Jacque Vaughn as head coach. – 12:08 PM
Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
The Nets announced Jacque Vaughn will be their head coach. – 12:08 PM
Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
The Nets are making Jacque Vaughn head coach. – 12:08 PM
Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
The Brooklyn Nets have named Jacque Vaughn as their head coach. – 12:07 PM

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Kristian Winfield: “That decision was not up to Kevin (Durant).” Sean Marks said he wants KD to focus on basketball and said the decision to hire Jacque Vaughn was not made by the Nets’ star. -via Twitter @Krisplashed / November 9, 2022

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