Scotto: Will Weaver is potential candidate to join Nets coaching staff
The Brooklyn Nets are potentially interested in adding Will Weaver to head coach Jacque Vaughn’s coaching staff, according to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. Weaver is currently the head coach of Paris Basketball, a basketball team that is part of the LNB Pro A, a French basketball league.
According to Scotto, league sources communicated to HoopsHype that people around the league should keep an eye out for Weaver potentially joining Brooklyn’s coaching staff because of his previous ties to the Nets organization. From 2016 to 2018, Weaver served as the special assistant to then-head coach Kenny Atkinson.
During the 2018-19 season, Weaver was named the head coach of the Long Island Nets, Brooklyn’s G League affiliate. He led the team to tie for the best record in the G League and due to his efforts, he was named G League Coach of the Year for that season after leading the team to its first playoff berth in franchise history.
Time may be of the essence as Scotto also notes that Weaver has drawn interest from other teams, including the Toronto Raptors. Before coaching Paris Basketball, Weaver was an assistant coach for the Houston Rockets from 2020 to 2022.
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