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Report: Amar’e Stoudemire reuniting with Steve Nash on Nets coaching staff

Six-time All-Star played with Nash during his back-to-back MVP awards. Now, Stoudemire is taking up coaching Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.

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One of the most exciting dynamic duos in NBA history is reuniting on the sidelines for the 2020-21 NBA season. Steve Nash was hired a month ago to be the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. One of his first coaching staff hires will be bringing in former teammate Amar’e Stoudemire, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

Nash and Stoudemire were teammates on the Phoenix Suns from 2004-2010. During those six seasons, Nash won MVP twice in back-to-back years in 2005 and 2006. Stoudemire went to five All-Star games while Nash was on the Suns. The duo never made it all the way to the NBA Finals, but came close on a few occasions in 2005 and 2010. Now, the two will team up once again to try and coach Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and the Nets to a championship in 2020-21.