After the resignation of coach Rick Carlisle and general manager Donny Nelson after 13 and 16 years in Dallas respectively, the Mavericks announced tonight (Monday) that the two will fill the void. As expected to the position of coach Jason Kidd was appointed who won the championship with the team in 2011 and then coached Brooklyn, Milwaukee and most recently served as Frank Vogel’s assistant to the Los Angeles Lakers.
After the appointment, Kid Farewell to the Lakers and wrote: “In the last two years I have had the opportunity to grow as a coach including a memorable championship season. Now is the time to organize the Dallas Mavericks and start a new chapter in my career.”
Nelson will be replaced by Nico Harrison, who has not worked in a professional position in the NBA, but has served as Nike’s senior manager for the past two decades and reportedly accepted the position in light of good relations with star Luca Doncic, hoping the star will continue in Texas for years to come.
— Dallas Mavericks (dallasmavs) June 28, 2021