Lichtenstein: Trading Brooks For Late Pick Would Be A King-Sized MistakeVarious 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.
Former Teammates And Coaches Backing Kidd To Succeed In Role As Nets' CoachFormer teammates, coaches and notable players around the NBA agree that Jason Kidd will make a successful transition to coaching.
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.
Brian Shaw In Mix, But Jason Kidd Owns Buzz In Nets' Coaching DecisionKidd met with general manager Billy King on Monday and Shaw is expected to meet with the team Wednesday.
Report: Interest 'Mutual' Between Jason Kidd, Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn'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."
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.
Jason Kidd Plans To Meet With Nets About Coaching VacancyKidd 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.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Coaching Wheel Should Land On HollinsPlan 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.
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.
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.
Report: Nets Discuss Head Coaching Vacancy With Jeff Van GundyAccording to a report, the Nets and former NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy have begun preliminary talks over their head coaching position.
Report: Celtics Expect Doc Rivers To Return, Deny Nets Chance To Speak With Coveted Head CoachThe Celtics have denied the Nets the opportunity to speak with coveted head coach Doc Rivers.
Lichtenstein: Carlesimo’s Attempt To Alter Conversation Doesn’t Alter Nets’ UniverseWho said anything about a championship? Even the most optimistic fan knows that the Nets are miles away from "glory road."
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.
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.