Mikhail Prokhorov

Kevin Garnett #2, Paul Pierce #34 and Jason Terry #31 of the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Introduce New Stars Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce At Barclays Center

Traded from Boston to Brooklyn, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were introduced along with Jason Terry on Thursday at a news conference at Barclays Center, their new home.

07/18/2013

Paul Pierce #34 and Kevin Garnett #5 (Photo by Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets, Celtics Finalize Deal That Sends Pierce, Garnett To Brooklyn

The Nets and Celtics finalized their draft-night trade Friday, a nine-player, three-draft-pick swap centered on the two aging champions who won a title in Boston in 2008.

07/12/2013

Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Prokhorov Has Gone All In, And The Expectations Have Risen

Prokhorov isn’t putting up all this money just to make the playoffs — he wants a championship, or at least a serious run at it. Kidd, with help from his staff, will have to sort out all these new parts to find the right formula in a hurry.

07/12/2013

Andrei Kirilenko (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Add Another Piece In Forward Andrei Kirilenko

The Nets have agreed to a contract with Kirilenko, another strong addition for a team that has loaded up on talent this offseason.

07/12/2013

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Keidel: No ‘Net Gain’ For Brooklyn Nets In Mega-Deal

Jason Keidel offers a harsh examination of the Nets’ mega-deal.

07/02/2013

Nets GM Billy King (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Giglio: Nets’ Process Of Becoming Contenders Must Be Praised

For years, aside from the Jason Kidd era, the Nets had no chance to compete for a championship. Now they do.

06/28/2013

The Brooklyn Nets introduce Jason Kidd as their new head coach at Barclays Center on June 13, 2013. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jason Kidd On WFAN: Playing For Nets? Nope, I’m Committed To ‘Coaching Only’

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.

06/14/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

It’s No Joke: Nets Hire Kidd As 18th Head Coach In Franchise History

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.

06/12/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Brian Shaw  (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Brian Shaw In Mix, But Jason Kidd Owns Buzz In Nets’ Coaching Decision

Kidd met with general manager Billy King on Monday and Shaw is expected to meet with the team Wednesday.

06/12/2013

Head coach Lionel Hollins of the Memphis Grizzlies. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Coaching Wheel Should Land On Hollins

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.

06/07/2013

Larry Brown (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nets Contact Hall Of Famer Larry Brown As Search For Coach Continues

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.

06/05/2013

Brian Shaw (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Brian Shaw Emerges As Serious Target For Nets’ Head-Coaching Position

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.

06/04/2013

P.J. Carlesimo (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

P.J. Carlesimo Says Nets’ 2-Year Plan ‘Not Totally Realistic’

Carlesimo thinks Brooklyn has a team capable of winning 50 games, but not one that he would consider a favorite for the title.

05/24/2013

Phil Jackson (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Reports: Coaching Legend Phil Jackson Not Interested In Nets Job

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.

05/08/2013

P.J. Carlesimo (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images), Billy King (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Carlesimo Had To Go, But Why Does King Still Reign?

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?

05/06/2013

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