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Former Nets coach Lawrence Frank will return to the team as an assistant under new coach Jason Kidd.
The Nets said Friday they also agreed to terms with assistants Roy Rogers, Eric Hughes and holdover Doug Overton to fill out the staff of their rookie coach.
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.
The Nets hired Kidd shortly after he retired following a 19-year playing career.
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According to a report via Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN, ex-Detroit Pistons coach Lawrence Frank, has decided to join the coaching staff of his former floor general Jason Kidd.
Lawrence Frank has decided to join Jason Kidd’s staff with the Brooklyn Nets as his lead assistant coach, a league source told ESPNNewYork.com.
Frank, who coached Kidd during most of his tenure as the Nets’...
According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, Lawrence Frank has agreed to become an assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets.
He will reunite with head coach, Jason Kidd, who he coach both as an assistant an head coach on the New Jersey Nets from 2001-2007.
Frank most recently coached the Detroit Pistons last season, but was fired in April after leading them to a 29-53 overall record.
Lawrence Frank has agreed to become an assistant coach with the Brooklyn Nets.
Frank will be reunited with Jason Kidd, who he previously coached with the Nets.
Frank was head coach of the Detroit Pistons last season.
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