Report: 76ers hire former Kings assistant to join Nick Nurse’s staff
New 76ers head coach Nick Nurse has begun to put his coaching staff together.
First reported by Mark Stein, former Kings guard Bobby Jackson is set to join Philadelphia as Nurse’s assistant.
League source confirms that Stockton Kings head coach Bobby Jackson is joining Nick Nurse’s staff in Philly. @TheSteinLine first with the news.— James Ham (@James_HamNBA) June 11, 2023
Jackson, 50, last worked as the head coach of the NBA G League Stockton Kings (a league-best 25-7 record last season) and also held developmental roles within the Kings organization.
Jackson, the 2002-03 Sixth Man of the Year, also played 12 seasons in the NBA with the Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Hornets, and Houston Rockets, averaging 9.7 points and 2.6 assists per game in his career.
Bobby Jackson gets a well deserved summer league championship celebration from his Kings team. pic.twitter.com/L29rmAwzXo— Sean Cunningham (@SeanCunningham) August 18, 2021
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