Nash Named Nets Coach

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Canadian Steve Nash is the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets.

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member was an eight-time NBA all-star and a two-time most valuable player during his playing career.

ESPN reports Nash has signed a four-year contract with Brooklyn. 

Nash spent 18 seasons in the league before retiring in 2015.
He was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2006, and is number-three on the NBA's list for most career assists.


with files from Canadian Press