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Muir Alum Jacque Vaughn Named Interim Coach of the Brooklyn Nets

Published on Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 5:37 am

Former John Muir High School basketball standout Jaque Vaughn has been named the interim coach of the Brooklyn Nets.

Vaughn at one point was ranked the No. 7 recruit in the country and the second best point guard in 1993 averaging over 21 points and 19 assists per game, while also compiling six triple doubles.

He attended Kansas and was drafted 27th in the first round by the Utah Jazz.

Vaughn replaced Steve Nash who was fired from the Nets on Tuesday.

Vaughn is in his 13th year as an NBA coach, he has also worked as an assistant with the Spurs. He spent three seasons as the head coach of the Orlando Magic and complied a 58-158 record with the team.

This is Vaughn’s second stint as interim coach with the team. In 2019-20 he guided the Nets to a 7-3 record. That year the nets entered the playoffs as the No. 7 seed in the east. The team was eliminated by the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the playoffs.

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