The Nets have four days off before facing the Hawks, which should give Carlesimo and his staff the time they need to work out the specifics.
I would think that my queasiness was more likely related to undercooked meat, but, then again, the Nets did emit a malodorous stench with their play in Philly.
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.
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.
Johnson’s legend may be growing with every buzzer-beating dagger, but who knows if his heel becomes a recurring issue? That’s why it was crucial for other Nets to step up on Tuesday night and take the reins during closing time.
Carlesimo admitted that the 24-year-old is struggling with his confidence. “Without question,” Carlesimo said when asked if he thinks there is something wrong with his center’s current mindset.
It helps to have a money player, and guard Joe Johnson’s picture should be pasted next to the definition of that term.
The Nets will continue to be looking up at teams like the Spurs from echelons below. For now, I will look to be comforted by the Devils, a warm blanket of consistency in New York’s volatile sports landscape.
The Nets are diligently working to trade for Hawks forward Josh Smith, league sources told ESPN. While the two teams have discussed a possible swap, one source told the network that “there has been lots of talk, (but) nothing is close yet.”
P.J. Carlesimo said his team was lacking the same enthusiasm and confidence it had when he first took over.
P.J. Carlesimo seemed to invigorate his club’s stars in winning 12 of his first 14 games as interim coach. Now, there’s a sense that there’s little he can do for a team that simply can’t make shots.
Contending for a championship? With this crew, that will be limited to owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s fantasies.
It’s established that LeBron James is the greatest current basketball player on the planet. But that doesn’t make the Heat star an expert on the state of the Nets.
P.J. Carlesimo is convinced after a month on the job: The Brooklyn Nets are a winning team.
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.