For years, aside from the Jason Kidd era, the Nets had no chance to compete for a championship. Now they do.
Kidd has heard the talk. There’s a date — in 2013-14 or perhaps the following season — when he’d be allowed to suit up on a 10-day contract and hit the court. Don’t count on it.
The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jason Kidd as their coach, bringing the former star back to the franchise. Kidd just retired after his 19th NBA season and the Nets decided to hire him despite his lack of coaching experience.
Kidd met with general manager Billy King on Monday and Shaw is expected to meet with the team Wednesday.
Plan A seemed to be, “Let’s get Phil Jackson!” That pipe dream was extinguished after one courtesy phone call. We’re still waiting on Plan B.
The Nets are continuing to search for their next head coach, and it’s no secret that owner Mikhail Prokhorov likes big names. Cue Larry Brown, the current head men’s basketball coach at Southern Methodist University.
Indiana Pacers associate head coach Brian Shaw has emerged as a serious target of general manager Billy King and owner Mikhail Prokhorov, according to a report.
Carlesimo thinks Brooklyn has a team capable of winning 50 games, but not one that he would consider a favorite for the title.
It appears that Phil Jackson coming to Brooklyn is a moot point, as multiple reports indicated on Wednesday that Jackson has in fact informed the Nets that he will not be the club’s next head coach.
If job security was contingent on overall performance this season, how in the world did Billy King finagle his way to a contract extension while the Nets were still in the playoffs?
Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King says P.J. Carlesimo will not return as coach in 2013-14.
After all the money, all the hype, and all the expectations that came with owning home-court advantage in an NBA playoff series, Brooklyn’s inaugural season ended with a dud.
Coming off their first season in Brooklyn in which the franchise ended a six-year playoff drought, the Nets have signed general manager Billy King to a contract extension.
Give me $330 million to spend on contracts and I can piece together a pretty good team, too. And why knight King before the Bulls are slain?
Reggie Evans is an example of superior will. At 32-years-old, he is the NBA’s ultimate survivor.