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Brooklyn Nets interested in bringing back Paul Pierce

All hell seems to be breaking loose over in Brooklyn, but they are still thinking about keeping Paul Pierce.#Nets, in a perfect world, would like to offer Pierce a short-term contract for between $6-8 million per season (@NotoriousOHM)— Mike Mazzeo (@MazzESPN) June 30, 2014Now the Nets may have just lost their coach, Jason Kidd, (maybe that's a good thing?) and it just came...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What is Jason Kidd thinking?

Who are the winners and losers in the Nets, Bucks,Kidd dance over the weekend?I like Jason Kidd.  I liked him in high school ... and enjoyed his play in college and the NBA.  He was a sensational passer who took his biggest flaw, outside shooting, and turned into one of the best three point shooters of all time. I thought it was a bit of a stretch for him to leave the New York...
Via Sportz Assassin
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks offer 2nd round draft pick for Jason Kidd

The Milwaukee Bucks are willing to trade a 2015 second-round draft pick to the Brooklyn Nets in order to land Nets head coach Jason Kidd, a source told ESPN. Kidd would become the next head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks if the Nets agree to the player-for-coach deal.  
Via Intrigue Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Kidd Speaking to Milwaukee Bucks After Nets Deny Promotion

Jason Kidd is speaking to the Milawaukee Bucks about a possible gig with the organization – Mandatory Credit: USA TODAY Sports via Bleacher Report One and done for Brooklyn Nets’ coach Jason Kidd? According to Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, Kidd reportedly wanted Nets’ ownership to give him control over basketball operations and sought a role higher than that of general...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd to interview with Bucks after failed power play

Photo Credit: Seth Wenig/AP After his first year as the Brooklyn Nets head coach, it is safe to say that Jason Kidd did as good of a job as you could expect. Apparently, Kidd isn’t satisfied with merely being the head coach, though. According to Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, Kidd approached Nets management demanding a position to run the teams basketball operations, which...
Via New York Sports-Kings
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets likely to acquire draft pick

On the eve of the NBA Draft, Nets general manager Billy King downplayed his chances of getting himself into a draft in which the team currently does not have a pick. “I’d like [to trade into it], just because I think you can get a good player,” King said Wednesday at the team’s New Jersey practice facility. “I don’t know if we will. … I doubt we’ll get into the first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

'20 Out of 30 Teams' are Interested in Trading for Bojan Bogdanovic

With the trade deadline coming up, many are wondering if Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King will make a move within the next two weeks. Brook Lopez, Deron Williams, an Paul Pierce are some names that have been speculated as possible trade pieces – but one Nets asset that has been perhaps a bit overlooked is European phenom Bojan Bogdanović.Bogdanović, a 24-year-old swingman...
Via Nets Take Over
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss
STUCK IT OUT

Pop considered cutting Green?

A story told by former Nets coach Avery Johnson suggests that Gregg Popovich once was close to cutting Finals hero Danny Green.

Via Project Spurs
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets fire interim coach P.J. Carlesimo

The Brooklyn Nets took the Chicago Bulls seven games deep into their Eastern Conference quarterfinals matchup. It still was not enough for P.J. Carlesimo to keep his spot.   Please click here to read this story. The post Brooklyn Nets fire interim coach P.J. Carlesimo appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
May 06, 2013  |  1 Comment

Nets sign GM Billy King to contract extension

Coming off their first season in Brooklyn in which the franchise ended a six-year playoff drought, the Nets have signed general manager Billy King to a contract extension. King, hired by the Nets in 2010, put together a that went 49-33 in its first season after moving from New Jersey, matching the second-best record in franchise history. ''Billy has been a great asset to...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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