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Nets coach Kenny Atkinson's love of basketball started at a young age

Brooklyn Nets head coach and Long Island native Kenny Atkinson always strived to be a great basketball player throughout high school, college and the 14 seasons he spent playing overseas.  After many jobs in the NBA as a player development coach and an assistant, he finally got his shot with the Nets in 2016. (Credit: Newsday / Raychel Brightman / AP)

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