Frank served as Nets head coach from 2004-2010. He was brought back to the organization last season to become an assistant under Jason Kidd. Despite being signed to serve as a mentor to the rookie head coach, he was quickly reassigned to administrative work after difficulties between Kidd and himself arose.
This marks the second former New York basketball head coach Doc Rivers has brought in to join his staff. Earlier this?off season, former Knicks head coach Mike Woodson was named an assistant.