Kings hire Smart, Jackson as assistant coaches
Smart was dismissed after going 36-46 in his lone season running the Warriors despite making a 10-game improvement from the previous season. He took over last minute in September 2010 for the NBA's career wins leader, Don Nelson.
Jackson, who played 12 NBA seasons, becomes an assistant after two years as the Kings' basketball operations special assistant working in scouting, player evaluations and NBA Draft preparation.
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