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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 teamâs head coach in December.
Jeff Van Gundy was initially reported to be a candidate for the job, but Yahoo! Sportsâ Adrian Wojnarowski later said the interest did not appear to be mutual, likely because Van Gundy is happy serving as a commentator for ABC/ESPN. Phil Jackson has been mentioned as a candidate, but he may be more interested in a front office position.
The Daily News says Dunleavy has a good relationship with Nets GM Billy King and is golfing buddies with him.
Dunleavy, 59, lost his job as Clippers coach/GM during the 2009-2010 season and hasnât coached since. The Daily News says Dunleavy had discussions with King about the job during the season.
Dunleavy and Jeff Van Gundy were mentioned as candidates for the job in D...
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After news broke that the Brooklyn Nets will not be retaining P.J. Carlesimo, the franchise will be looking for their third head coach in less than a year. Carlesimo replaced Avery Johnson, who was fired earlier in the season.
Rumors have been flying about who the next head coach might be. With their roster...
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 Brooklynâs loss in the first round...
NEW YORK â 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 wouldnât 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 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...
After being contacted by the Brooklyn Nets, Phil Jackson has reportedly turned down their offer for the vacant head coaching position.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
Phil Jackson has rejected theÂ Brooklyn NetsâÂ overtures to take over as coach, a league source told Yahoo! Sports.
Nets general manager Billy King talked with Jackson on Tuesday, and Jackson, the...
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...
Phil Jackson would prefer a front office Pat Riley style position, but that isnât going to stop teams from speaking to him about taking over as their head coach.
The Nets need a coach who is an expert of getting talented players on the same page, that is something Jackson excels at.
TheÂ Brooklyn NetsÂ have contacted Phil Jackson about replacing the outgoing P.J. Carlesimo, according...
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...
It didnât take long for the Nets to oust their coach after they were bounced from the playoffs by the Chicago Bulls.
âThe 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 teamâs success both on and off the court. We wish P.J. and his family only the best in the years...
Now this is awesome. Â After an incredible Game 4 performance which included a 23 point fourth quarter against the Brooklyn Nets in a triple OT thrilling win, Nate Robinson compared his style of play to the retro video game, NBA Jam. âI always tell [Rip Hamilton], âI always think Iâm on fire.â Kind of like the old-school game NBA Jam. You make a couple, the rimâs on fire...
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The Nets reportedly will not bring head coach PJ Carlesimo back for another season. Who could the team be targeting as his replacement?
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