The Brooklyn Nets’ disastrous start to the season has claimed its first casualty with coach Steve Nash shown the door.
The Nets fired Nash on Wednesday amid a disappointing 2-5 start that has been marred by off-court drama, including Kyrie Irving’s social media promotion of an anti-Semitic film.
The team’s interim head coach is Jacque Vaughn.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and The Athletic’s Shams Charania both reported that the Nets plan to hire Udoka to replace Nash.
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Wojnarowski added that the Celtics would permit Udoka to leave for a different job. Yahoo Sports added that the Celtics would not seek compensation for the scandal-scarred…