EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Longtime NBA coach Del Harris has
resigned as an assistant coach with the New Jersey Nets.
The Nets issued a statement from Harris minutes after they lost 97-93 to the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
Harris joined the team in late November after general manager Kiki Vandeweghe was named the interim coach following the firing of
Lawrence Frank after the Nets lost their first 17 games.
A former head coach with Houston, Milwaukee and the Lakers, Harris came to New Jersey to help Vandeweghe with his first head coaching assignment. The 72-year-old said Vandeweghe was able to handle the job by himself.