Steve Nash, new coach of the Brooklyn Nets, in a recent Podcast talked about the roster of his team, starting with the two superstars.
“Ky (Irving) is a weapon off the ball. Kevin (Durant) can play all five positions and I plan to use him in all five positions. I get excited to use some of the guys on the roster Caris Levert, DJ (DeAndre Jordan), Jarrett Allen, Joe Harris,”
“I think it’s important to collaborate with your players on both ends. It’s always a constant balance with your long-term goals and methodology. I wasn’t hired to come in and be a tactical wizard. I think they understand that my acumen for the game is strong and I can catch up on any of the tactical aspects. I think they hired me because of my experience, the personality to work with these guys and help them grow and reach their potential and bring it all together. I can’t lose sight of that”
“I can’t come in and start being Mr. X’s and O’s, and lose sight of the fact that of course I want to be strong in all departments, but I have to lead with my understanding of group dynamics, leading, having gone through the experience that these guys have gone through. I’ve been there… I got to lead with why I was brought here and what they saw in me and catch up in other departments”