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Source: Van Gundy Wants To Wait Former New York Knicks and Houston Rockets head coach Jeff Van Gundy is reportedly a target for the vacant coaching job at the Brooklyn Nets. According to ESPN Boston, Van Gundy would be offered the position to take over at the Barclays center if he’s interested. Van Gundy [...]
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P.J. Carlesimo hadn't even coached his first game with the Brooklyn Nets and already names such as Phil Jackson were floating around.
Carlesimo was appointed interim coach Thursday when the Nets fired Avery Johnson, and general manager Billy King said he hoped Carlesimo would have the job for a while.
But the Nets also put out a statement saying a search for a new head coach...
Jeff Van Gundy turned down the Nets before Avery Johnson was hired in 2010.
Yesterday the Brooklyn Nets fired coach Avery Johnson in the wake of a 14-14 record and after losing 7 of their last 10 games. This was no surprise as there have been rumors that the team’s star player, Deron Williams, was unhappy with Johnson’s system and if the NBA has taught us anything over the years, it is that if a team has to choose between their star and their coach,...
Deron Williams started last night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats after missing Wednesday's game with a bruised right wrist. The off day was the first for Williams this season. The injury comes at a time of turmoil for the Brooklyn Nets as coach Avery Johnson was recently fired. Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York says the plan to sit Williams came from the Nets'...
Mikhail Prokhorov addressed the Nets' coaching situation.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When Avery Johnson was hired by the New Jersey Nets as head coach on June 15, 2010, he thought he would be given some time to see the franchise get through a tough transitional period. "Under the circumstances, I knew that for the first two years we were going to get beat up pretty bad, then it would take some time to build a championship team,"...
A mere day after Brooklyn axed Avery Johnson following 2 1/2-years with the organization, Phil Jackson’s agent said the legendary coach has “no interest in the Nets job at this time.” Despite having talented ballplayers Joe Johnson, Deron Williams and … Continue reading →
Even though Phil Jackson's agent said earlier in the week that Jackson would not be interested in the Brooklyn Nets head coaching job, Jackson might be interested in at least exploring the possibility, CBSSports.com reported Friday. A source told CBSSports.com that Jackson would "for sure" consider listening to offers from the Nets. Jackson, 67, is one of several...
When news broke of the Brooklyn Nets firing Avery Johnson, I immediately knew that Phil Jackson’s name would come up in the discussion. Phil has the bug to coach again – and stick it to Jim Buss, – the Nets have a talented team and an owner with deep pockets. Not Jay Z silly, the [...]
Houston Rockets assistant coach Kelvin Sampson has emerged as a significant candidate for theBrooklyn Nets’ head-coaching job, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Nets fired coach Avery Johnson on Thursday, replacing him with P.J. Carlesimo on an interim basis.
Nets general manager Billy King is intrigued with Sampson, among other candidates, and is expected to eventually...