Lawrence Frank Returns To Nets As Assistant Under Jason Kidd
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former Nets coach Lawrence Frank will return to the team as an assistant under new coach Jason Kidd.
The Nets said Friday that they also agreed to terms with assistants Roy Rogers, Eric Hughes and holdover Doug Overton to fill out the staff of their rookie coach.
Kidd will need all hands on deck to help coach a championship-contending team now that the Nets have acquired Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry from the Boston Celtics.
Frank is the Nets’ career leader in victories, going 225-241 in parts of seven seasons, when Kidd was his point guard. He returns to the franchise after spending two seasons as the Detroit Pistons’ coach, going 54-94.
Rogers worked under him in New Jersey and Detroit, while Hughes spent the last six seasons in Toronto. Overton will be entering his sixth season with the Nets, including fourth as an assistant coach.
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