Found December 28, 2012 on
Jeff Van Gundy turned down the Nets before Avery Johnson was hired in 2010.
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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?
Jeff Van Gundy and Mike Dunleavy reportedly are two of the names on the Brooklyn Nets’ list of potential head coaches. The Nets fired Avery Johnson on Thursday, just 28 games into the season. Assistant coach P.J. Carlesimo was promoted to interim head coach, but the team is believed to have its eyes on some other candidates.
At the top of the team’s list is Phil Jackson, who...
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 [...]
MILWAUKEE -- To sum up Wednesday's win over Brooklyn, Bucks coach Scott Skiles stole an oft-used line from NBA analyst and former coach Jeff Van Gundy. "It's a make or miss league."
The one-liner is tossed around the NBA quite a bit, but it was probably the best summation of Milwaukee's 108-93 win, its 13th straight victory over the Nets. The Bucks shot 47...