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Nets’ GM search reportedly down to four candidates

Alongside Bryan Colangelo and Danny Ferry, the Brooklyn Nets reportedly have two other candidates in mind for their vacant general manager position. According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Arturas Karnisovas and Gersson Rosas have become serious candidates in the Nets’ search in addition to Colangelo and Ferry. Karnisovas is currently the assistant GM in Denver with the...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Possible GM candidates for the Brooklyn Nets

Almost six years into Mikhail Prokhorov’s reign as owner of the Brooklyn Nets, the team has cleaned house. Failing to deliver on his promise of winning a title within the first five years of his ownership, Prokhorov fired head coach Lionel Hollins and reassigned GM Billy King. King made all the moves the brazen Russian owner asked of him — leveraging the organization’s future...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: John Calipari ‘not under serious consideration’ by Nets

    If John Calipari does come to the NBA, it doesn’t sound like it will be with the Brooklyn Nets. Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck reported on Friday that Nets ownership is not seriously considering Calipari as part of their coaching search. Related: From what I'm hearing, Calipari is not under serious consideration by Nets ownership. — Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) January...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bryan Colangelo being strongly considered for Nets’ GM role

Two-time NBA Executive of the Year Bryan Colangelo is reportedly on the short list to replace Billy King as general manager of the Nets. League sources told on Wednesday that Colangelo, former GM of the Toronto Raptors and Phoenix Suns, is under “strong consideration” to take over Brooklyn’s vacant position. The report states that the Nets are interested in Colangelo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets reportedly are considering Bryan Colangelo to be their next general manager

The Brooklyn Nets made some big changes in their organization this past weekend when they fired head coach Lionel Hollins and reassigned general manager Billy King. It’s obvious that owner Mikhail Prokhorov is trying make a splash and has even considered bringing in someone from overseas to be his new general manager. But now another name has emerged in the Nets search and he...
Via No Guts, No Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Strongly Considering Bryan Colangelo For GM

The Brooklyn Nets are considering hiring Bryan Colangelo for their general manager vacancy. Colangelo has a strong track record in building contenders with the Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors. Colangelo stepped down as president of the Raptors in June of 2013. There is also a growing belief within the league that Prokhorov is leaning more on Sergey Kushchenko. The Nets are looking...
Via RealGM
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Considered Drafting Kawhi Leonard At No. 5

According to Ryan Wolstat of Toronto Sun, ex-Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo considered drafting Kawhi Leonard with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. Ex-Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo told me today that while Valanciunas was always the No. 1 target. Kawhi Leonard was “definitely on the list.” — Ryan Wolstat (@WolstatSun) June 12, 2014 Colangelo told Wolstat that Leonard...
Via The Garbage Time
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

#TankNation? Former Raptors GM, Bryan Colangelo “Admittedly, I tried to tank a couple of years ago”

posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino)Raptors were a member of #TankNation?Colangelo: “Admittedly, I tried to tank a couple of years ago” Up until this season, it has been a rough go for the Toronto Raptors for a few years now.  Fans have watched the Raptors have five straight losing seasons up until this current season.  In his tenure, former Raptors General Manager Bryan Colangelo...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Raptors GM admits trying to tank

During a panel at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, Bryan Colangelo admitted that the Toronto Raptors were attempting to tank during his tenure. "Admittedly, I will say I tried to tank a few years ago," said Colangelo. The Raptors finished the 10-11 season with a 22-60 record (.268 winning percentage) and a 23-43 record in 11-12 (.348 winning percentage). The Raptors drafted...
Via RealGM
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Former GM Bryan Colangelo says he is no fan of Raptors latest move.

Former Toronto Raptors general manager Bryan Colangelo was asked about the mega seven-player deal that sent Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings and here’s what he had to say, “I put a high premium on talent and character, and Rudy Gay has an abundance of both,” Colangelo said according to the Sacramento Bee. “Obviously, Pete (D’Alessandro) has a mandate to increase the talent...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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