Jordi Fernandez Set to Take Over as Head Coach of the Brooklyn Nets

Jordi Fernandez should be on the bench of the Brooklyn Nets next season, replacing Kevin Ollie, appointed on an interim basis in February. According to ESPN the assistant with the Sacramento Kings and coach of Canada will occupy the number 1 position in an NBA franchise for the first time.

Bronze medalist at the World Cup with Canada

The 41-year-old Spaniard had been mentioned among the candidates for a bench for a while. Second to Mike Malone in Denver for six seasons, he then joined Mike Brown at the Kings in 2022. Last year, he accepted the position of coach of Canada, which he led to its first bronze medal at the World Cup. 2023, beating the United States in the 3rd place match.

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Fernandez will have work with the Nets, who finished 11th in the regular season in the East. Before joining them, he will have to continue his mission with the Kings, qualified in play-in.

2024-04-16 15:26:24
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