Royal Ivey joins Nets' coaching staff

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Royal Ivey has joined the Nets' coaching staff, the team announced Wednesday.

Ivey, 38, played 11 seasons in the NBA, retiring after the 2013-14 season.

He has been an assistant coach since 2014, most recently with the Knicks.

SNY's Ian Begley had reported that Ivey was a candidate to join the staff.