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Nets Make Jacque Vaughn Coach, Decide Against Udoka Pursuit

Brooklyn Nets interim head coach Jacque Vaughn signals to his team during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
Brooklyn Nets interim head coach Jacque Vaughn signals to his team during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Rusty Jones)
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New York (AP) -- Jacque Vaughn knew when he moved into Steve Nash's seat that he might just be keeping it warm for Ime Udoka.

The Brooklyn Nets were expected to hire the suspended Boston Celtics coach for their job, maybe after Vaughn had it only for a game. Instead, the Nets decided Wednesday to give the job to Vaughn.