Billy King

Lionel Hollins (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Coach Hollins A Refreshing Change From J-Kidd

I doubt it will take Lionel Hollins more than a third of the season to figure it out the way it did J-Kidd. That’s because experience matters.

07/08/2014

Lionel Hollins (L) is introduced as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets with general manager Billy King  at Barclays Center on July 7, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lionel Hollins On WFAN: Nets To Play Hard Night In, Night Out

Hollins is ready to start a new chapter. So are the Brooklyn Nets after last week’s stunning departure of Jason Kidd.

07/07/2014

Paul Pierce (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Trading Pierce Would Send Nets Back To The Future

King just tabbed Lionel Hollins — the man he should have waited for last season — to coach. Now bring back Pierce at market value and let’s see what this team has.

07/03/2014

Lionel Hollins (Photos by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Reach Agreement With Lionel Hollins To Be Next Head Coach

Brooklyn and Lionel Hollins reached an agreement on a contract Wednesday, the team announced. According to multiple reports, the former Memphis Grizzlies coach will earn more than $4 million annually over the next four years.

07/02/2014

Deron Williams (L) and GM Billy King (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: King Gets Second Chance To Get The Right Coach For Nets

Nets general manager Billy King’s pants must have been ablaze last week when he smiled through the unveiling of plans for a new state-of-the-art practice facility in Brooklyn.

07/01/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Send Kidd To Bucks For 2 Picks; Coaching Search Underway

A person with knowledge of the details says the Bucks and Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a deal allowing Kidd to become Milwaukee’s coach. The Nets will receive a second-round draft pick in 2015 and 2019.

06/30/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Let Kidd Walk — And Then Dethrone King

Good riddance, J-Kidd. Hey, Milwaukee: Got any room in your front office for Billy King as well?

06/30/2014

Billy King with WFAN's Joe & Evan during the 2013 offseason (credit: Ernie Acosta/WFAN)

Lichtenstein: After 2 Summer Upheavals, Nets’ King Choked By NBA Cap

LeBron and Melo are in play as free agents. Other stars like Kevin Love and Rajon Rondo may be trait bait. And the Nets will be watching it all unfold on social media, just like me.

06/26/2014

Kevin Garnett against the Boston Celtics during his return to TD Garden (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Kevin Garnett Expected To Return To Nets Next Season

According to a report, the 38-year-old center is preparing to return to the Nets for the 2014-15 season. Garnett’s second season in Brooklyn would mark his 20th in the league.

06/25/2014

Paul Pierce #34 and Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on May 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Nets Want To Keep Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rest Of Core

Pierce will be a free agent and showed he can still provide a team with scoring punch at 36. Garnett’s game is further gone as he prepares to turn 38 next week.

05/16/2014

Paul Pierce of the Brooklyn Nets reacts in the final seconds of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on May 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Have Been Better — But They Weren’t

In as fitting an ending as you could script for this season, the host Heat roared back from an eight-point deficit in the last three minutes to send the Nets back to Brooklyn for good, 96-94.

05/15/2014

Billy King (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Nets GM Billy King Celebrates With A Call To B&C

King also discussed how his team matches up with the Heat, the play of Deron Williams, and coach Jason Kidd rolling with the hot hand instead of playing the name-brand guys.

WFAN–05/05/2014

Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd point guard Deron Williams look on against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Kidd, Nets Blow Opportunity To Keep Pace In East

If Wednesday’s dreadful 110-81 drubbing at the hands of the rival Knicks at MSG showed us anything, it’s that Jason Kidd has much to learn no matter his record in any particular month.

04/03/2014

Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets on the court during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at STAPLES Center on February 23, 2014. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Center Jason Collins Becomes NBA’s 1st Openly Gay Player

Collins heard his name called early in the second quarter and headed to the scorer’s table to check in. When he walked onto the court, he became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the United States’ four major pro leagues.

02/24/2014

Jason Collins (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Collins’ Signing Masks King’s Failures As Nets’ General Manager

It is clearly a terrific day for NBA fans who cheer the league for being progressive when it comes to tolerance. However, as a Nets fan, I find it to be another disappointment in a seemingly endless line since their move to Brooklyn.

02/23/2014

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