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BILLY KING RUMORS & GOSSIP

Prince Buaben: Ghanaian midfielder nets in Hearts of Midlothian big win Scottish Championship

Prince Buaben converting from the spot for Hearts of MidlothianBy Akyereko Frimpong MansonFollow Akyereko on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficialGhanaian midfielder Prince Abankwa Buaben highlighted his impressive form for Hearts of Midlothian by scoring in their 5-1 goal raid against Dumbarton at Tynecastle on Saturday afternoon. Buaben, 26, has taken his season tally to three goals in eight...
Via Ghanasoccernet
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy King disputes Paul Pierce's story: 'We're not taking steps back'

Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King said that the team has not lowered expectations, and that what Paul Pierce had said on the matter was incorrect. From the New York Post's Tim Bontemps: “What he was told and what I said was not the truth,” King said before the Nets' 111-94 preseason win over Maccabi Tel-Aviv Tuesday night inside Barclays Center in their preseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets GM Says Owner Isn’t Selling Team

The Russian Billionaire isn’t selling the Nets after all. Well, that’s if you believe general manager Billy King. Billy King on Mikhail Prokhorov: "He's not selling." — Stefan Bondy (@nydninternets) October 7, 2014 Prokhorov bought the team for $200 million four years ago. He would’ve been able to demand about $1.5 billion for the franchise now, but it doesn’t...
Via BlackSportsOnline
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA GMs on the hot seat

When a general manager’s job is believed to be in jeopardy, it can be a moment of dramatic decisions and wildly diverging forks in the road for an NBA franchise. Picture this: let’s say that the team’s 12th man believes that his job is in jeopardy. Suddenly, that 12th man is very uninterested in whether his team wins or loses—instead, he is totally interested in putting...
Via The Sports Post
25 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 extend contract with GM King

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

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

Report: Nets GM King preparing multiple deals

New Jersey Nets general manager Billy King is working on multiple scenarios to trade for Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard. Sports Illustrated reported that King has put together three- and four-team deals if the Magic decide to deal Howard by the NBA's trade deadline. Howard, who will be a free agent after the season, has made it known that New Jersey is one of his preferred...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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