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Kenny Atkinson Joins Warriors; Bows Out Of Magic Search

Kenny Atkinson looks set to continue as an assistant coach following reports from The Athletic’s Shams Charania he’s joining Steve Kerr’s staff at the Golden State Warriors.

Atkinson, who held the Brooklyn Nets head coaching role between 2016 and 2020, sat alongside newly minted Portland Trail Blazers Head Coach Chauncey Billups on the Los Angeles Clippers bench last season.

The Warriors have reached an agreement to add former Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson to Steve Kerr’s coaching staff as one of the lead assistants, sources told The Athletic.