Lichtenstein: Nets Coach Hollins A Refreshing Change From J-KiddI doubt it will take Lionel Hollins more than a third of the season to figure it out the way it did J-Kidd. That’s because experience matters.
Lionel Hollins On WFAN: Nets To Play Hard Night In, Night OutHollins is ready to start a new chapter. So are the Brooklyn Nets after last week's stunning departure of Jason Kidd.
Nets Reach Agreement With Lionel Hollins To Be Next Head CoachBrooklyn and Lionel Hollins reached an agreement on a contract Wednesday, the team announced. According to multiple reports, the former Memphis Grizzlies coach will earn more than $4 million annually over the next four years.
Lichtenstein: King Gets Second Chance To Get The Right Coach For NetsNets general manager Billy King's pants must have been ablaze last week when he smiled through the unveiling of plans for a new state-of-the-art practice facility in Brooklyn.
Nets Send Kidd To Bucks For 2 Picks; Coaching Search UnderwayA person with knowledge of the details says the Bucks and Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a deal allowing Kidd to become Milwaukee's coach. The Nets will receive a second-round draft pick in 2015 and 2019.
Keidel: Jason Is Kidding Himself If He Thinks Anyone Approves Of His Power PlayJason Kidd's reputation as a coach killer remains renowned. Just ask Larry Drew, who two days ago thought he was about to coach the perhaps resurgent Bucks back to NBA eminence. But Kidd had other plans, and rather grandiose ideas about himself.
Top 5 Idiotic Jason Kidd Moments Let's break down Jason Kidd's most idiotic moments after he left Brooklyn for Milwaukee.
Lichtenstein: Nets Should Let Kidd Walk — And Then Dethrone KingGood riddance, J-Kidd. Hey, Milwaukee: Got any room in your front office for Billy King as well?
Lichtenstein: Knicks Take Page From Nets’ Playbook, But Did They Even Read It?So the Knicks actually think the Jason Kidd nouveau-coach experiment worked in Brooklyn this past season?
Nets Want To Keep Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rest Of CorePierce will be a free agent and showed he can still provide a team with scoring punch at 36. Garnett's game is further gone as he prepares to turn 38 next week.
Lichtenstein: Nets Should Have Been Better — But They Weren'tIn as fitting an ending as you could script for this season, the host Heat roared back from an eight-point deficit in the last three minutes to send the Nets back to Brooklyn for good, 96-94.
Facing Elimination, Nets Need Minor Miracle To Come Back Against HeatSince James, Wade and Chris Bosh became teammates, the Heat are 8-0 in home games that could end a series. Two of those wins came against Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett when they were wearing Boston green.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Depth No Match For Miami’s 1-Man ShowThe cold truth is that these guys are limited in what they can be counted on to do night-in and night-out. And this series has proven that those limits make it awfully hard to take down a King.
Keidel: If Not Your Admiration, Nets At Least Deserve Your AttentionStill want to talk Knicks? Phil Jackson and Steve Kerr? There's a far better story going on in Brooklyn, one that you really should start paying attention to.
Nets' Paul Pierce On Heat: 'They're Not Unbeatable' Paul Pierce called the Miami Heat a juggernaut. He insisted they are still the team to beat. So yes, the Brooklyn Nets have plenty of respect for the two-time defending NBA champions — and no fear.