The Nets, looking for a veteran assistant to replace Brian Hill, have hired Gordie Chiesa, Jerry Sloan's long time assistant in Utah. Chiesa's hiring had been rumored for a few weeks. He is a Union City native who has been working out potential draft choices the last few weeks in Salt Lake.
- Assistant coach Gordon Chiesa leaves Jazz for Nets - Associated Press
- Nets Hire Gordon Chiesa as Assistant - New Jersey Nets
- Jersey's Chiesa comes home - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger
- Chiesa on Nets' staff - Al Iannazzone - Bergen Record
- Chiesa accepts Nets coaching offer - Linda Hamilton - Deseret Morning News