Found May 09, 2013 on My Sports Rumors:
After parting ways with P.J. Carlesimo the Brooklyn Nets head coaching position is the hottest job on the market. The team has already reached out to Phil Jackson but we know that’s not going to happen. It’s safe to say the Nets are going to go for a big name on this one. Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel and Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix talked about the position and Stan Van Gundy on the Open Mike show. You’d be pretty surprised to hear what Mannix had to say. “I’ve spoken to sources who’ve told me … Stan Van Gundy is not a candidate,” Mannix said on our Open Mike radio show. “It’s possible that Jeff Van Gundy could get a call, but from what I understand Stan Van Gundy is not a top candidate for that job.” (Mike Bianchi – Orlando Sentinel) I was very surprised to hear Jeff’s name mentioned. I thought teams have finally given up on trying to get him to coach but it makes sense for Brooklyn. They’ve been all about the backpage of the New York Tabloids and headlining

Report: SMU's Larry Brown on Nets' coaching list

DALLAS, Texas Larry Brown has always been known as a traveling man. The SMU basketball coach could be leaving again, according to at least one report. Brown, who has been at SMU just one season, was on a short list of candidates to be the next coach of the Brooklyn Nets, an anonymous source told ESPN's Chris Broussard. The other candidates, according to Broussard's tweet...

Forgetting about Phil Jackson, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov needs to seek an individual committed to Brooklyn

Days after clipping interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo, Nets management is reportedly determined to lure Phil Jackson to lead the team in Brooklyn. The 63-year-old Carlesimo, who helped guide the Nets (49-33) to the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and their first postseason appearance since the 2006-07 campaign, was fired on May 5 following Brooklyn’s loss in the first round...

Nets shake up coaching staff, fire interim coach P.J. ...

Although he did a solid job in the regular season after taking over for Avery Johnson (going 35-19), Carlesimo knew that he wasn't likely to lose the interim tag, a fact which was entrenched with Brooklyn's embarrassing 1st-round playoff defeat The Nets-Bulls opening round series of the Eastern Conference Playoffs was filled with crazy runs, comebacks, shots...

After firing P.J. Carlesimo, Nets are on hunt for a big-name replacement

The Nets have been long-rumored to be interested in Jackson as a possible head coach. But now, that rumor might be looking more and more like pure speculation at this point, as Jackson has rebuffed the Nets' offer already Ever since the firing was announced, and even earlier in the season when P.J. Carlesimo's departure from the Nets seemed more imminent...

Nets rumors: Phil Jackson turns down Brooklyn

It was reported yesterday that the Brooklyn Nets extended an offer to Phil Jackson to replace P.J. Carlesimo as the team's next head coach. It was considered a long shot, and it appears that Jackson has turned down the offer. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Jackson told the Nets that he has no interest in the team's coaching vacancy.After connecting with...

Sources: Nets Expect To Sign Bojan Bogdanovic

The Brooklyn Nets expect to sign Bojan Bogdanovic this summer, multiple sources confirmed. Bogdanovic, a 24-year old swingman from Croatia, was acquired by the Nets in a draft-day trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2011.Bogdanovic is averaging 14.4 points and shooting 38.6 percent from the three-point line this season for Fenerbahce Ulker.

Nets Contact Phil Jackson, Uninterested In Either Van Gundy

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...

Hawks Pursuing Stan Van Gundy

The Atlanta Hawks are pursuing Stan Van Gundy for their head coach vacancy. Danny Ferry and Van Gundy have been in contact, but have yet to meet in person about the opportunity. The Hawks also plan on pursuing Dwight Howard and there is a growing belief that a reunion would be of interest. Sources say Van Gundy holds Ferry in high regard. The Hawks have not made a final decision...

Source: Phil Jackson Open To Coaching If He Has Influence On Roster

Phil Jackson turned down the Brooklyn Nets' head coach opening, but he is open to coaching a team if he has influence on the roster in the organization's front office, according to a source. Jackson wants a role similar to the one Pat Riley has had with the Miami Heat -- preferring front office control but open to coaching if he can have power. If he doesn't have influence...

Nets rumors: Brooklyn contacts Phil Jackson

The Brooklyn Nets have contacted former Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls great Phil Jackson about replacing P.J. Carlesimo as the team's head coach, according to Chris Broussard of ESPN.If Jackson turns down the Nets' offer, they will next look to the likes of Larry Brown and Brian Shaw. Neither Nate McMillan nor brothers Jeff and Stan Van Gundy are on the club'...
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