Doug Overton, who played for the Nets three times during a six year time frame, has been hired as an assistant coach, replacing Pat Sullivan. Overton played 11 seasons in the NBA and most recently served as an assistant coach at St. Joseph's in Philadelphia. Overton spent the 2005-06 season as the director of player development for the 76ers. He played for the Nets in 1998-99, 2000-01 and 2003-04.
- Nets hire former guard Doug Overton as assistant coach to Frank - AP
- Nets Name Doug Overton Assistant Coach - New Jersey Nets
- Overton takes job with Nets after stint on Hawk Hill - Dick Jerardi - Philadelphia Daily News
- Overton leaving St. Joe's to become Nets assistant - Ray Parrillo - Philadelphia Inquirer