We find the Nets and Knicks are Naismith allergic. They can’t play offense or defense. They are injured. They are in discord and disarray.
Chandler Parsons scored 21 points, making six 3-pointers, and the Houston Rockets picked up their fourth straight win, rolling to an easy 114-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
The NBA said Kidd intentionally spilled his drink on the court as an unusual stall tactic.
Nets head coach Jason Kidd appeared to tell Tyshawn Taylor to “hit me” as the guard walked toward the bench. Taylor then bumped into the Nets’ head coach, causing Kidd to spill a cup of soda on the court.
This thing was doomed from day one. Jason Kidd coaching the Nets before the sweat dried on his jersey was bad business on nearly every level.
Anyone calling for Jason Kidd’s head following the Nets’ abysmal start needs to chill. He’s not going anywhere — for now.
Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd seems to be out of answers after going with the end of his bench for much of the fourth quarter in Sunday’s loss.
Nets fell to 3-10, a half-game behind the New York Knicks, and were hearing boos at Barclays Center in the second half.
Kevin Love had 17 points, 16 rebounds and four assists in just 28 minutes, and the Timberwolves beat Kevin Garnett for the first time since he left Minnesota in a 111-81 victory over the woeful Brooklyn Nets on Friday.
If the Nets continue to struggle, feel free to point out injuries and issues with chemistry, but give the head coach a chance to get his feet wet before declaring that he can’t do the job.
The Brooklyn Nets aren’t playing like playoff contenders. Nowhere near it. And some are starting to think the problem begins with rookie coach Jason Kidd.
Garnett was supposed to help change the Nets’ notoriously soft culture. It’s hard to do that five minutes at a time.
Jason Kidd has options. Now is the time to start using them instead of doing nothing and allowing this early derailment to cause a full-blown train wreck.
Unfortunately for Jason Kidd, he is under a finely-tuned microscope given his owner’s grand expectations.
Paul George scored 24 points and the Indiana Pacers improved the NBA’s only undefeated record and the best start in franchise history to 7-0 by beating the Brooklyn Nets 96-91 Saturday night.