Woj: Brooklyn Nets close to hiring Roy Rogers as big man coach; talks continue with Lawrence Frank

Brooklyn Nets

Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Jason Kidd is close to hiring his first assistant coach, Roy Rogers, who worked with the Nets under Lawrence Frank, then followed Frank to Boston and Detroit, where he won raves for his work with Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe.

He also notes that the Nets are still talking with Frank, who the Nets and Kidd want as the lead assistant.

ESPN, New York Post and NetsDaily all confirmed the Woj report, with one source saying the Nets are hopeful Frank will ultimately join the staff as well.

Rogers has been one of the most pursued assistant coaches. Rogers was Brook Lopez's first big man coach, and during that time, Lopez averaged better than eight rebounds a game. In Detroit, he was known as a hands-on coach, as this video shows...

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join NetsDaily

You must be a member of NetsDaily to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at NetsDaily. You should read them.

Join NetsDaily

You must be a member of NetsDaily to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at NetsDaily. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker