The Philadelphia 76ers introduced right now the promotion of Jameer Nelson to Normal Supervisor of the Delaware Blue Coats, the crew’s NBA G League affiliate.
Nelson beforehand served as Blue Coats Assistant Normal Supervisor/76ers Scout since November 2020, a tenure that included three-straight journeys to the G League Finals, a 2021 Winter Showcase Cup Title, and culminated with the 2022-23 NBA G League Championship.
“Jameer has approached his entrance workplace and scouting roles with the identical tenacity that he approached the sport throughout his enjoying profession. He is a superb expertise evaluator who’s well-respected by gamers, brokers, coaches and executives alike, suiting him for fulfillment as the following Normal Supervisor of the Blue Coats,” Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey stated.
“Jameer succeeds Prosper Karangwa, who led the Blue Coats to their first-ever G League title final yr and has finished an unbelievable job in rising this system. We’re grateful to Prosper for what he’s finished in Delaware and are grateful he’s an integral member of our 76ers entrance workplace.”
A 14-year NBA veteran, Nelson was named an All-Star in 2009 as a member of the Orlando Magic. Nelson was a first-round choose (No. 20 general) of the Denver Nuggets in 2004 and averaged over 11 factors, 5 assists and three rebounds throughout a profession with Orlando, Dallas, Boston, Denver, New Orleans and Detroit. Collegiately, the Chester, Pennsylvania native starred at St. Joseph’s College, guiding the Hawks to the Elite Eight in 2004 and was named Nationwide Participant of the Yr, a first-team All-American choice and Atlantic 10 Participant of the Yr.
The Blue Coats additionally introduced the crew’s teaching workers for the 2023-24 season. Underneath first-year head coach Mike Longabardi, newcomer Ryan Ayers completes the Blue Coats’ bench, becoming a member of returning assistant coaches JP Clark and God Shammgod Jr.