Mikhail Prokhorov

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

King Confirms P.J. Carlesimo Will Not Return As Nets Coach In 2013-14

Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King says P.J. Carlesimo will not return as coach in 2013-14.

05/05/2013

P.J. Carlesimo, Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Outcoached And Outworked, Nets Deserved To Lose Game 7

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.

05/05/2013

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Coming Off Successful 1st Season In Brooklyn, Nets Extend GM Billy King

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.

04/26/2013

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

Lichtenstein: Extend King? Now? Let’s Get Real, Nets Still Have Series To Win

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?

04/26/2013

Reggie Evans (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Evans’ Continued Evolution Has Potential To Lift Nets

Reggie Evans is an example of superior will. At 32-years-old, he is the NBA’s ultimate survivor.

04/07/2013

Mark Cuban (Photo by Danny Bollinger/NBAE via Getty Images) and Mikhail Prokhorov (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavs Owner Mark Cuban Rips Nets For Salary-Cap Approach

Eccentric Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban didn’t take the bait when asked about Deron Williams’ decision to remain with the Nets instead of joining the Mavericks. Instead, he ripped the Nets for their approach to the salary cap.

03/21/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Need D-Will To Continue To Play Like A Superstar

He’s not going to go for 42 points every night, but the Nets need Williams to continue to play like the superstar they are paying him to be.

03/09/2013

P.J. Carlesimo (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: It’s Time For P.J. Carlesimo To Pare The Cast

For the Nets, it’s back to the drawing board. It’s not the first time during this rollercoaster campaign that they’ve had to take a harder look at their inner workings in a search for consistent basketball.

03/06/2013

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Lichtenstein: Johnson’s Late-Game Heroics Defy Logic; Odds Nets Make Trade?

It helps to have a money player, and guard Joe Johnson’s picture should be pasted next to the definition of that term.

02/20/2013

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Lichtenstein: Nets’ Stinker A Team Effort; Can P.J. Count On Anyone?

Contending for a championship? With this crew, that will be limited to owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s fantasies.

02/06/2013

Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates with teammate Mirza Teletovic #33. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Get Much-Needed Win Ahead Of Major Test Against Heat

With tough games upcoming versus Miami and Chicago later this week, the Nets were staring at another cliff if they gagged against Orlando on Monday night.

01/29/2013

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Lichtenstein: Nets Respond To King’s Vote Of Confidence With Stinker In San Antonio

In case King forgot, interim is defined as an intervening temporary period. It implies an ending at some point.

01/01/2013

Phil Jackson (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Reports: Nets Eyeing Phil Jackson; Avery’s Son Tweets ‘Outrage’

The Nets have Jackson, who was passed over for the Lakers job earlier this season, high on their list of potential replacements for fired coach Avery Johnson, according to multiple reports.

12/28/2012

Avery Johnson (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Fire Head Coach Avery Johnson, P.J. Carlesimo Named Interim

Avery Johnson was fired on Thursday as coach of the Brooklyn Nets, who have fallen to .500 in their season of new surroundings and elevated expectations.

12/27/2012

Philadelphia 76ers v Brooklyn Nets

Keidel: Williams Asked, Avery Axed?

One could – and I would – argue that Avery Johnson got the shaft. As soon as the Nets move into their new, cozy confines with a respectable squad, Johnson gets fired before he can coach an actual NBA roster for an entire season.

12/27/2012

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