Jewish High School in Florida Names Former NBA Player Kenny Anderson Coach
Former New Jersey Nets All-Star Kenny Anderson will be hired as the basketball coach at the 120- student David Posnack Jewish Day School in Florida.
Anderson, a Queens, New York, native who lives in Pembroke Pines, Florida, will sign his contract today, Mitch Evron, the school’s athletic director, said in a telephone interview.
The 40-year-old Anderson spent 14 years in the National Basketball Association, playing with nine teams. He was selected by the Nets with the No. 2 pick in the 1991 draft out of Georgia Tech and made the 1994 All-Star team.
It’s the first coaching job for Anderson, who averaged 12.6 points and 6.1 assists during an NBA career that ended after the 2004-05 season.
The Davie, Florida, school’s basketball team went 10-11 last year and starts the current season Oct. 31, Evron said.
Anderson’s marketing representative, Bill Diamond, didn’t immediately return a call seeking a comment.
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