P.J. Carlesimo

MarShon Brooks (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Trading Brooks For Late Pick Would Be A King-Sized Mistake

Various media reports are suggesting that the brain trust in Brooklyn (meaning general manager Billy King) wants to add a first-round pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft and is willing to cede swingman MarShon Brooks to get it. As usual, I have no idea what King is thinking.

06/26/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former Teammates And Coaches Backing Kidd To Succeed In Role As Nets’ Coach

Former teammates, coaches and notable players around the NBA agree that Jason Kidd will make a successful transition to coaching.

06/16/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Back To The Future: Jason Kidd Introduced As New Head Coach Of Brooklyn Nets

Kidd was introduced on Thursday as the new coach of the Brooklyn Nets, less than 24 hours after he was hired by the franchise that he led to its greatest NBA success.

06/13/2013

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

Jason Kidd (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Interest ‘Mutual’ Between Jason Kidd, Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn’s coaching search is “strongly pointing toward” Kidd after his meeting with team brass, the Post reported, adding that he’s “viewed as the leading candidate for the job.”

06/11/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Stop Kidding Themselves On J-Kidd’s Candidacy

Since Kidd single-handedly turned around the Nets franchise upon his trade to New Jersey in 2002, they owe him. If there’s some capacity in which Kidd could fit in with the club’s long-term plans, it’s worth the discussion. Just not as head coach.

06/10/2013

Jason Kidd (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jason Kidd Plans To Meet With Nets About Coaching Vacancy

Kidd is interested in Brooklyn’ coaching position and plans to talk to the team this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday.

06/10/2013

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

Jeff Van Gundy. Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nets Discuss Head Coaching Vacancy With Jeff Van Gundy

According to a report, the Nets and former NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy have begun preliminary talks over their head coaching position.

06/01/2013

Doc Rivers and Rajon Rondo of the Celtics. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Celtics Expect Doc Rivers To Return, Deny Nets Chance To Speak With Coveted Head Coach

The Celtics have denied the Nets the opportunity to speak with coveted head coach Doc Rivers.

05/24/2013

Former interim Nets coach P.J. Carlesimo. 2013 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Carlesimo’s Attempt To Alter Conversation Doesn’t Alter Nets’ Universe

Who said anything about a championship? Even the most optimistic fan knows that the Nets are miles away from “glory road.”

05/24/2013

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

Larry Brown (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images), Jerry Sloan (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) and Doc Rivers (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Coaching Search Reeks Of Unintentional Comedy

The Nets may have made great strides in 2012-13, but a bad choice and some bad luck could easily make them laughingstocks once again.

05/09/2013

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