Jameer Nelson officially hired as Blue Coats new assistant general manager

In a press release, the Delaware Blue Coats made it official and announced they have hired Jameer Nelson. Nelson, a 14 -year NBA veteran who is originally from Chester Pa, will serve as Assistant General Manager for the 76ers G-League affiliated team. Nelson will also serve as a scout for the 76ers.

Matt Lilly, the Blue Coats General Manager, talked about the addition of Nelson in a statement today:

“We are thrilled to welcome Jameer Nelson to the organization as he takes the next step in his storied basketball career,” Lilly said. “Jameer is a natural fit given his tremendous playing career, deep industry relationships and strong connection to our communities on and off the court. I am eager to work with him as we continue to grow our program in Delaware.”

– Blue Coats GM Matt Lilly

Nelson had this to say about his new role in the NBA:

“I can’t wait to get started. I am energized by the chance to help shape this organization’s future,” Nelson said. “I want to thank the 76ers and Blue Coats for the opportunity, and I look forward to using what I learned during my playing career to identify and elevate talent within our program.”

– Jameer Nelson

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