Originally written on Online Sports Guys  |  Last updated 11/9/14
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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 we were 11-4," general manager Billy King said at a news conference in East Rutherford. "I tried to talk to Avery about it and we just can't figure it out. The same pattern kept on happening." Assistant P.J. Carlesimo will coach the Nets on an interim basis... and, presumably, not get the gig full-time next season... There was no comment from King about an idea that Phil Jackson has been contacted or that the Nets have interest in bringing him in to Brooklyn...
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