Vaughn to serve as assistant coach

Former San Antonio Spurs’ guard, Jacque Vaughn, will be returning to the Spurs to serve as an assistant coach for the Spurs’ 2010 Vegas Summer League team:

Former Spurs point guard Jacque Vaughn is expected to serve as an assistant coach for the team’s summer league squad next month in Las Vegas, an endeavor he might hope to parlay into a full-time gig next season.

He has long been held in high esteem by coach Gregg Popovich, who has called Vaughn prime coaching material. (source Express-News)

The Spurs do have a vacant spot among the coaching ranks since James Borrego (former video coordinator) has now moved on to the New Orleans Hornets to join Monty Williams’ coaching staff.