New Mavs Coach Jason Kidd's Staff Includes WNBA Player and Just-Retired NBA Player

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WNBA subordinate Kristi Toliver, just-retired NBA subordinate Jared Dudley and 1 of standout defender Luka Doncic's erstwhile nationalist squad coaches were among the 8 assistants announced Tuesday for the unit of caller Dallas Mavericks manager Jason Kidd.

Darrell Armstrong, God Shammgod and Peter Patton person each been with the Mavericks for aggregate seasons. Sean Sweeney antecedently worked with Kidd successful Milwaukee and Brooklyn, and Greg St. Jean spent the past 2 seasons arsenic a subordinate improvement manager and beforehand scout with the Los Angeles Lakers, helping the enactment to the 2020 NBA title alongside Kidd.

Igor Kokoskov was a caput manager successful the Turkish League past season, but has much than 2 decades of NBA coaching experience, astir precocious arsenic an adjunct for Sacramento during the 2019-20 season. The Serbia autochthonal coaches the Serbian nationalist squad aft antecedently coaching the nationalist squad of Slovenia, which included Doncic and won the 2017 EuroBasket title.

Toliver is simply a two-time WNBA champion who spent 2 seasons (2018-20) coaching with the NBA's Washington Wizards portion besides playing for the WNBA's Washington Mystics. The 12-season WNBA seasoned is presently playing for the Los Angeles Sparks, averaging 9.4 points and 2.9 assists successful her 19 games.

Dudley is making the modulation to coaching aft playing for 7 teams implicit 14 seasons. He spent the past 2 seasons of his playing vocation with the Lakers, and was portion of the 2020 NBA title.

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