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Tweet After Avery Johnson was fired, the rumor mill came close to spinning off its hinges with possible head-coaching candidates for the Brooklyn Nets. Names like Phil Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy were two of the high-profile reported candidate to be the new coach of the Nets. However, Nets general manager Billy King put [...]
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The Nets are looking for a new coach and they reportedly have interest in Jeff Van Gundy. Will Van Gundy have interest in them?
Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King told ESPN New York radio on Sunday that interim coach P.J. Carlesimo is the coach for now and that the team is not actively looking for a permanent replacement for fired coach Avery Johnson. Phil Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy have been rumored candidates but King said he has "not contacted anybody," that the team "supports"...
The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on small forward Josh Childress, the team announced tonight after its 103-100 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Childress appeared in 14 games for the Nets, averaging 1.0 points and 1.1 rebounds in 7.1 minutes per game. Childress was on a non-guaranteed deal with Brooklyn that would have become guaranteed on January 10th. Waiving Childress...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brook Lopez scored a season-high 35 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets improved to 2-0 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-100 on Saturday night.
Lopez followed his 26-point, 11-rebound performance in a victory Friday over Charlotte by shooting 13 of 20 from the field, making a number of timely baskets in...
Mikhail Prokhorov addressed the Nets' coaching situation.
While no deal is imminent, as formal discussions have yet to take place, the Brooklyn Nets have targeted former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson as their ideal replacement for the recently fired Avery Johnson, reports Howard Beck of The New York Times.No deal is imminent, no formal discussions have taken place, and it is not even clear that Jackson wants the...
The Brooklyn Nets ended 2012 a few hours earlier than most.
Tony Parker had 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs held the Nets to only five points in the third quarter en route to a 104-73 win Monday night.
MarShon Brooks had a season-high 16 points to lead Brooklyn (16-15), which suffered its first loss under interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo. Joe Johnson added 12 points and Brook...
This happened a lot.
The Cavs nearly stole this one. Well, they nearly forced overtime.
Cleveland dug themselves a decent sized hole, forcing themselves to play catch-up for the bulk of the night, but they had a shot. With a player like Kyrie Irving, you always have a shot.
It wasn’t Irving’s best game; Kyrie finished with 13 points on just 5-16 shooting and was 1-6 from behind...
Jeff Van Gundy turned down the Nets before Avery Johnson was hired in 2010.