Found August 23, 2012 on Menudo Bol:

Eduardo Najera, who is the first Mexican-born player drafted in the NBA retired yesterday. But his participation in the NBA won’t stop there, Najera is now the new head coach of the Texas Legends. Najera had this to say about his recent transition:


”This is a dream come true…I have long wondered what would be in store for me when I hung up the basketball playing shoes, and this is the perfect opportunity for my post-playing career.”


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