Long Island Nets name Ronnie Burrell as head coach; JR Holden as GM

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The Brooklyn Nets’ G League affiliate, the Long Island Nets, have named several team leaders including their new General Manager, head coach, and assistant coach.

Basketball writer Marc J. Spears of ESPN reports that the team has named their incoming staff members. “The Long Island Nets, the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, say they have named JR Holden as general manager and Ronnie Burrell as head coach. The team has also named Matt MacDonald as assistant general manager,” Spears reported.

In a press release, Brooklyn’s General Manager Sean Marks praised his newly promoted employees.

“JR, Ronnie and Matt bring extensive experience to Long Island, and we’re thrilled to have them lead the Long Island Nets,” said Brooklyn Nets General Manager Sean Marks. “They have all grown tremendously as individuals during their time in the Nets organization and have shown what it takes to identify and develop promising players throughout their careers. We look forward to seeing how they’ll shape the next generation of prospects that play on Long Island.”

Story originally appeared on Nets Wire