The Brooklyn Nets have big expectations for first-year head coach Jason Kidd, who was just hired. Well, at least the team owner does.
Well, JP, Mikhail Prokhorov was not Kidd-ing about hiring Jason Kidd as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets (still feels weird to me). His hiring will be announced at a press conference this afternoon. This will, I guess somewhat obviously, be the recently retired Kidd’s first coaching job. There is a natural inclination to think that a PG is sort of a natural to become a head...
Rightfully bashing Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov, unemployed head coach P.J. Carlesimo said Brooklyn can’t win a title with its current roster. Despite helping guide the Nets (49-33) to the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and their first postseason appearance since the 2006-07 campaign, Prokhorov fired Carlesimo on May 5 following Brooklyn’s loss against the gritty Chicago...
Days after clipping interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo, Nets management is reportedly determined to lure Phil Jackson to lead the team in Brooklyn. The 63-year-old Carlesimo, who helped guide the Nets (49-33) to the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and their first postseason appearance since the 2006-07 campaign, was fired on May 5 following Brooklyn’s loss in the first round...
With interim coach in PJ Carlesimo not returning, the Brooklyn Nets reportedly are targeting Phil Jackson and Jerry Sloan in their head coaching search.
ONE RING OR ANOTHER
In a recent interview with the NY Post, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said if the Nets don't win a title in the next three seasons, he will tie the knot as a means of discipline.
Brooklyn Nets fans who are expecting big things from their team in the post-New Jersey era can rest assured knowing that the team’s owner feels the same. Mikhail Prokhorov expects the Nets to win a championship in the very near future. The Nets owner has vowed to deliver for the fans since he took over more than two years ago, and he took it a step further during a recent interview...
THE CITY IS MINE
The battle for hoops supremacy in New York is already underway, with the Nets eccentric owner taking the first jabs at his new inter-borough rivals.
UNIFIED STEADY FLOW
When the Nets open their new stadium this fall, Jay-Z will not be the only part-owner of the Nets rapping on stage.
GOTTA SUPPORT THE TEAM
Mikhail Prokhorov backed up his player after a diss in a Kanye West song claimed Humphries was lucky Jay-Z didn't cut him from the team.