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According to a report via Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN, ex-Detroit Pistons coach Lawrence Frank, has decided to join the coaching staff of his former floor general Jason Kidd.
Lawrence Frank has decided to join Jason Kidd’s staff with the Brooklyn Nets as his lead assistant coach, a league source told ESPNNewYork.com.
Frank, who coached Kidd during most of his tenure as the Nets’ head coach from 2003-04 to 2009-10, is a vital piece for Kidd’s coaching staff. It was important that Kidd get an experienced assistant to help him make the transition from player to head coach. Kidd had been actively recruiting Frank to be his lead assistant and is continuing to build his staff in Brooklyn.
The Kidd-Frank combination once lead the Nets to multiple NBA Finals appearances, maybe they can do it again. Nah.
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According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, Lawrence Frank has agreed to become an assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets.
He will reunite with head coach, Jason Kidd, who he coach both as an assistant an head coach on the New Jersey Nets from 2001-2007.
Frank most recently coached the Detroit Pistons last season, but was fired in April after leading them to a 29-53 overall record.
Boston and Brooklyn discussing a blockbuster deal that would send Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Nets, league sources tell Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 27, 2013
Possible Nets package includes expiring deal of Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Tomike Shenglia and three first-round picks, sources tell Y!
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 27, 2013...
Former Nets coach Lawrence Frank will return to the team as an assistant under new coach Jason Kidd.
The Nets said Friday they also agreed to terms with assistants Roy Rogers, Eric Hughes and holdover Doug Overton to fill out the staff of their rookie coach.
Frank is the Nets' career leader in victories, going 225-241 in parts of seven seasons, when Kidd was his point guard...
The Brooklyn Nets will have a new rookie coach at the start of next season in Jason Kidd, who is not even a year removed from the hardwood. They also will have two veteran all-stars from the Eastern Conference added to their roster. Celtics all-stars Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce will no longer rock with the luck of the Irish as the two have been traded to the Nets.
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I will say this – when the Celtics blow **** up, they really blow **** up. According to the WojnoMan, Boston and Brooklyn are in discussions about a deal that would send Garnett and Pierce to New York in exchange for (wait for it) Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, something named Tomike Shengelia and three 1st round picks. I mean…what is it with teams trading valuable assets for...
Jeff Van Gundy analyzed the trade that will send Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn.
"I do think they're a championship-caliber team," Van Gundy said. "If they play well and remain healthy, which is always a challenge for an older team, I think they have the best starting unit talent in basketball."
Pierce and Garnett will presumably join Deron Williams...
The draft was effing crazy (and we’ll get into more on that, I promise), but the big news that reshaped the NBA landscape last night was the Boston Celtics deciding to gut their team…and do it in the most cruel and idiotic way possible, by sending their “beloved” stars to Brooklyn. Couple things: 1st, you couldnt get any more for these guys than Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace...
The pot got a bit richer for the Boston Celtics on Friday.
The Nets will be sending MarShon Brooks to the Celtics as part of the trade that has Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce being shipped to Brooklyn. There was some confusion over whether Brooks would or would not be involved in the deal, but Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News confirmed it.
Brooks will be replacing Reggie Evans...
The Celtics will reportedly receive three first-round picks (2014,’16, and ’18), Gerald Wallace and his eye-sore of a contract, Kris Joseph, Reggie Evans, Keith Bogans, and the expiring contract of one Kris Humphries. They will also have the right to trade first-round picks with Brooklyn in 2017 if the Nets have the higher pick.
The Nets in return will get the NBA’s version...
In the wake of Jason Kidd’s retirement, the New York Knicks have decided to take a look at former NBA point guard Quincy Douby to fill the void left by the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported (via Twitter) that the Knicks seek cheaper options [...]
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As the Boston Celtics continue their plans to blow up the roster, and start a full-scale rebuild , new discussions have emerged with the Brooklyn Nets about a potential trade, according to RealGM.com : The Nets could trade Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Tornike Shenglia and three first round picks to the Celtics for Garnett [...]
The Brooklyn Nets are interested in signing Jason Collins.
Collins became the first openly gay NBA player this offseason.
Collins, who has close ties with Jason Kidd and Lawrence Frank, would presumably sign for the veteran's minimum.
Collins played with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce with the Boston Celtics last season before being traded to the Washington Wizards. Garnett was...
FRISCO, Texas Mark Cuban had a good laugh Friday after he was asked about former Dallas Maverick Jason Terry playing for former Maverick Jason Kidd now that it appears both will be in Brooklyn next season.
Terry was part of a blockbuster deal on Thursday that will also send Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets, the team that hired a recently retired Kidd to be their...
I consider my initial decision to hold off on writing about the whole Jason Kidd-Nets debacle my second savviest move of the past few months (No. 1? Buying senior citizen tickets at the movies. You get caught like 2% of the time and you just have to get it swapped for an adult. Tickets are 14 bucks in New York, no way am I paying full price).
Weird things happen in clusters in the...
The NBA Draft is just days away, and with pre-draft workouts seemingly all but finished for the Knicks, the team has shifted gears towards free agent workouts over the past week or so.But that doesn't mean such workouts won't, nevertheless, impact who the Knicks draft this coming Thursday.Recently named Nets' coach Jason Kidd leads a small handful of players who are unlikely...