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The Brooklyn Nets will not offer a new contract to interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo. A search for a new head coach will commence immediately. “The Brooklyn Nets organization would like to thank P.J. for his efforts with the team in his roles as both head coach and assistant, and for his contributions to the team’s success both on and off the court," said Billy King in a prepared statement. "We wish P.J. and his family only the best in the years to come.” Carlesimo replaced Avery Johnson in December as head coach of the Nets. Jeff Van Gundy is a top target, according to a source that spoke with Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Phil Jackson is also considered a candidate the Nets are believed to be interested in.
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The Brooklyn Nets took the Chicago Bulls seven games deep into their Eastern Conference quarterfinals matchup.
It still was not enough for P.J. Carlesimo to keep his spot.
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The Brooklyn Nets flamed out against a injured and battered Chicago Bulls team, and interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo will take the fall for it.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Nets have fired Carlesimo and will start the search for a new head coach.
Nets search for a new coach has started. P.J. Carlesimo won’t be brought back. Jeff Van Gundy is a top...
With interim coach in PJ Carlesimo not returning, the Brooklyn Nets reportedly are targeting Phil Jackson and Jerry Sloan in their head coaching search.
The Brooklyn Nets have had conversations with Mike Dunleavy about the organization's head coach opening and the former coach has emerged as a legitimate candidate for the vacancy, according to a source.
“He may be the leading candidate in Billy King’s mind,” said the source.
Dunleavy, who lobbied for the Knicks' opening a few years back, is desperate to get back in...
NEW YORK — After spending $350 million to upgrade their roster last summer, the Brooklyn Nets will start this offseason by looking for a coach.
The Nets announced Sunday that P.J. Carlesimo wouldn’t return, hours after they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.
Carlesimo helped the Nets finish 49-33 after replacing the fired Avery Johnson in December, earning the...
The Brooklyn Nets said Sunday that P.J. Carlesimo wouldn't return as coach, hours after they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.
Carlesimo helped the Nets finish 49-33 after replacing the fired Avery Johnson in December, earning the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference.
But they spotted the Chicago Bulls a 17-point halftime lead and lost 99-93 on Saturday night...
The Brooklyn Nets have contacted Phil Jackson to gauge his interest in their head coaching vacancy.
Jackson is currently consulting the Detroit Pistons on their search for a new head coach. Jackson is helping the Pistons as a favor to owner Tom Gores.
The Nets fired P.J. Carlesimo following their Game 7 elimination to the Chicago Bulls.
Jackson is believed to prefer a role in a team...
Mike Dunleavy is a serious candidate for the Brooklyn Nets head coaching job, the New York Daily News reports.
The Nets decided not to retain interim coach P.J. Carlesimo, who went 35-19 during the regular season after replacing Avery Johnson as the team’s head coach in December.
Jeff Van Gundy was initially reported to be a candidate for the job, but Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski...
This is really no surprise when you consider the fact that the Brooklyn Nets got eliminated in the first round by a Chicago Bulls team, that were missing a number of key players.
Carlesimo is let go says billy king
— Stefan Bondy (@NYDNInterNets) May 5, 2013
Nets search for a new coach has started. P.J. Carlesimo won’t be brought back. Jeff Van Gundy is a top target, sources...
The Brooklyn Nets have Phil Jackson atop their list of prospective head coach candidates as he was the first and only to be contacted on Monday by the team about the newly vacant position.
According to the NY Daily News:
The Nets took it a step further than the Knicks and actually contacted Phil Jackson on Monday, a source confirmed to the Daily News, hoping to gauge the Zen Master’s...
With P.J. Carlesimo on his way out of the borough, the Brooklyn Nets are looking at some big names to fill their head coaching vacancy.
According to an ESPN report, the Nets have already contacted former Lakers and Bulls coach Phil Jackson about the job. Brooklyn general manager Billy King said on Sunday that he would be reaching out to Jackson, and though the team realizes that...
Even before last night's loss, it wasn't likely that Carlesimo would remain at the helm of the Nets for the 2013-14 season. Now it's official that he won't
Serving as the interim head coach of the Brooklyn Nets for around four months (starting in late December and ending in early May) after the team fired Avery Johnson, P.J. Carlesimo led...
It didn’t take long for the Nets to oust their coach after they were bounced from the playoffs by the Chicago Bulls.
”The Brooklyn Nets organization would like to thank P.J. for his efforts with the team in his roles as both head coach and assistant, and for his contributions to the team’s success both on and off the court. We wish P.J. and his family only the best in the years...
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