Earlier this month, when former Nets coach Steve Nash revealed his duties, Ime Udoka was named the front-runner for the job in Brooklyn. Ultimately the Nets brass elected to name Jacque Vaughn the interim coach, and then they won a couple of games and decided to name him the head coach of the team.
However, while Udoka’s name was circulating for the job, former Warriors head coach Mark Jackson was also mentioned. In a recent interview, Jackson’s cousin God Shammgod shared that Jackson will coach again some day.
“I think he will be it just a matter of time. You just have to be patient God is going to take care of everything,” said Shammgod.
Shaq was recently asked about the current state of the Nets and the Hall of Famer shared the Nets should of taken a look at Brian Shaw and Mark Jackson beside Ime for the Nets job.
“It’ll be good for him (Ime). I was gonna say, Mark Jackson or Brian Shaw. Let’s get some old school Veterans who got some experience especially championship experience, knows how to deal with big egos. Hey, if that’s the case, congratulations to Ime,” said Shaq.
A couple of years ago, during an Instagram Live session with former teammate Reggie Miller and shared, “I look forward to the day I’m coaching again,” said Mark Jackson.
He also doubled down on his desire to coach again during an Instagram Live with his daughter Heavyn Jackson.
“I look forward to the day that somebody gives me an opportunity to be a head coach, and lead an organization. I truly look forward to that day.
Jackson is currently a part of the ESPN and ABC basketball broadcast coverage as an Analysts.