Found December 28, 2012 on Fox Sports:
The Nets were thinking big when they moved to Brooklyn and acquired a host of high-priced stars to rival the Knicks for New York supremacy. Now, after firing coach Avery Johnson when the team sank into a slump, the Nets may be shooting for the stars again. Phil Jackson is the top target of the Nets' coaching search, according to a report by ESPN's Marc Stein and Chris Broussard. Jackson's agent, Todd Musburger, told TNT's David Aldridge that his client has "no interest in the Nets' job at this time." But, according to the report, the Nets still hope to sway him, and an ESPN source says Jackson would listen because his interest in coaching was rekindled when the Lakers approached him after firing Mike Brown in November. Jackson, who coached the Lakers to five titles and the Bulls to six, reacted with surprise and some disappointment when the Lakers unexpectedly hired Mike D'Antoni in November. P.J. Carlesimo was named Brooklyn's interim coach Thursday and was told by GM Billy King to approach the job "like he's going to coach the team for the next 10 years."

Phil Jackson not interested in Nets

If a coach gets fired in the NBA, you can expect to hear Phil Jackson’s name connection with the upgrading process. Who wouldn’t want the zen master as their leader? Besides the Lakers. Please Click Here To Read & Watch This Story

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The word on the street — at least according to reports — is that the Nets want Phil Jackson to become their next head coach, now that Brooklyn has canned Avery Johnson. Perhaps it’s not a very far-fetched idea, either. While Jackson’s agent said shortly after Johnson’s firing that his client wasn’t interested in the gig, a new report has surfaced stating otherwise. Jackson...

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Is a Phil Jackson return to the Nets in the cards?

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Report: Brooklyn Nets Targeting Phil Jackson to Fill Head Coaching Vacancy

The Lakers’ overtures to Phil Jackson got the 11-time NBA champion head coach thinking about getting back into the game. The Brooklyn Nets, playing in a shiny new building and harboring intentions of becoming an NBA centerpiece, need a new coach after firing Avery Johnson. Sounds like a match, right? Well, not so fast, as Jackson’s representatives told TNT that “no interest...

Phil Jackson targeted as next Brooklyn Nets coach; he’s not interested

The former leader of the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls, the ZenMaster who won multiple titles with both is now the main target to be Avery Johnson’s replacement with the Brooklyn Nets. And Jackson is not interested right now. Other big names: Jeff Van Gundy, Mike Dunleavy and Jerry Sloan are longshots at best. Maybe P.J. Carlesimo will be more than interim. Paul M. Banks...

Nets turn to Carlesimo -- for now

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...

Nets turn to Carlesimo, but for how long?

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...

Avery Johnson reportedly lost many players in Nets locker room

Avery Johnson was fired by the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday just 28 games into the season. The team was 14-14 and had gone 3-10 in its last 13 games. Blowout losses in recent games appeared to play a role in the firing, and so did Johnson’s perceived inability to reach his players. GM Billy King said at his press conference announcing the firing that Johnson wasn’t reaching the...

Nets' fire Johnson

The Brooklyn Nets have fired head coach Avery Johnson after a 14-14 start, general manager Billy King announced Thursday. The Nets sit 6 1/2 games behind the first-place Miami Heat in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. They've lost their previous two games and have gone 3-10 in December. Johnson was in the final year of his contract. He was named Eastern Conference Coach...

Brooklyn Nets Fire Coach Avery Johnson As Deron Williams, Billy King Strike Again

Multiple stories reporting Avery Johnson‘s firing on Thursday described Brooklyn Nets players as “blindsided” by the news. By any normal standards, this should have been a shocking development: the reigning NBA coach of the month, who was given a thrown-together roster, getting the boot after a rough stretch in the schedule. Nothing is shocking given the situation, however...

Dommermuth: Avery Johnson Fired

The Brooklyn Nets announced Thursday that head coach Avery Johnson would be relieved of his duties and replaced by assistant P.J. Carlesimo. A statement was released by Nets GM Billy King following Wednesday night’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. A loss that drops the Nets to 14-14, holding on to the 8th and final seed [...]The post Dommermuth: Avery Johnson Fired appeared first on OfficialHoops.

So Much For Avery Johnson's Employment

And for the patience of Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov in his new building... 14-14 doesn't guarantee New Year's work for the Brooklynets... Avery Johnson... Or... how 'bout this way...??? You get the idea... Johnson's Nets have lost 10 of 13 games after starting out a lot differently... "We don't have the same fire now than we did when...

Brooklyn Nets fire head coach Avery Johnson

From being Coach of the Month for the month of November to being fired in December right after Christmas.  What a gift!  What exactly is this about?  The Brooklyn Nets have announced that they have fired head coach Avery Johnson. According to ESPN, the general manager of the Brooklyn Nets, Billy King, announced the firing of Avery Johnson.  For now, assistant coach P.J. Carlesimo...
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