Bryan Colangelo, Arturas Karnisovas, Sean Marks Believed To Be Nets' Top GM Candidates

Bryan Colangelo, Arturas Karnisovas and Sean Marks are believed to be the top candidates for the Brooklyn Nets' general manager vacancy. The Nets hope to narrow their candidates to two or three by the end of All-Star weekend. Billy King was fired by the Nets in January. Danny Ferry and Gersson Rosas are also known candidates for the job.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets To Begin Interviewing GM Candidates On Monday

The Brooklyn Nets will begin interviewing general manager candidates on Monday. Mikhail Prokhorov will be in attendance, as will the other members of the team's GM search committee: Nets chairman of the board of directors Dmitry Razumov, trusted Russian basketball confidant Sergey Kushchenko, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Brett Yormark and president of ONEXIM Sports...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Considering Arturas Karnisovas, Gersson Rosas For GM Job

The Brooklyn Nets' general manager search has widened beyond Bryan Colangelo and Danny Ferry. Denver Nuggets assistant GM Arturas Karnisovas and Houston Rockets executive VP of basketball operations Gersson Rosas are also candidates. The Nets would like to have a general manager i place before the Feb. 18th trade deadline. Karnisovas and Rosas fit the Nets' desire to have a more...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets are looking at 4 general manager candidates

The Nets are eyeing four potential general manager candidates whom they would like to bring in before the Feb. 18 trade deadling, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Those candidates include the previously reported former Suns and Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo, former Cavaliers and Hawks GM Danny Ferry, current Nuggets assistant GM Arturas Karnisovas and current Rockets...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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 Nuggets...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets, Nuggets execs candidates to become Nets GM

Executives from the Denver Nuggets and Houston Rockets have emerged as leading candidates for the Brooklyn Nets' general manager job, Yahoo Sports reported Monday.Denver Nuggets assistant GM Arturas Karnisovas and Houston Rockets executive VP of basketball operations Gersson Rosas are serious candidates as the Nets seek to fill the vacancy by the NBA's Feb. 18 trade deadline, the...
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19 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...
26 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...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Considering Danny Ferry For GM Job

Joining Bryan Colangelo as a candidate for the Brooklyn Nets' general manager position is Danny Ferry. Ferry was interviewed by Mikhail Prokhorov for the job back in 2010 before Billy King was hired. Ferry's father, Bob Ferry, is still employed by the Nets as a scout. Ferry was forced to step down as general manager of the Atlanta Hawks last year due to a power struggle within the...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Bryan Colangelo 'serious candidate' for Nets GM job

Colangelos must travel in packs.Only a few weeks ago, famed executive Jerry Colangelo signed with the 76ers to help rebuild the worst team in the NBA. Now, his son Bryan, former Raptors and Suns general manager, is in the news. Via ESPN's Mike Mazzeo and Marc Stein:Colangelo is a two-win Executive of the Year winner, garnering the award once with the Suns and once with the Raptors...
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January 13, 2016  |  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
January 13, 2016  |  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...
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January 13, 2016  |  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...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Make Waves, Hire Colangelo as Heat Rises for Hinkie

As the “Process” in Philadelphia has entered a grim state, Sixers ownership has reached out a league-aided hand to NBA executive extraordinaire Jerry Colangelo, but is the move intended to generate false revivification of a NBA corpse or is the part of the next phase of the Philadelphia plan on steroids? It must have been a bit of an unwelcomed surprise for Sam Hinkie, general...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinal Legend Junior Bridgeman Earning Millions Off Of The Court

Former Louisville Cardinals almost always turn into successful members of the community once their playing careers come to an end.  Junior Bridgeman is considered to be possibly the most successful former Cardinal in the history of the program.  Born Ulysses Lee Bridgeman, the former guard currently owns the second largest amount of Wendy’s restaurant franchises in the country...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Landry Fields Is Still With The Raptors

The signing of Landry Fields by the Toronto Raptors former President Bryan Colangelo is one the last reminders of the risks Toronto used to be willing to take that didn’t pan out. However, Fields remains on the Raptors roster for four reasons - not the least of which is he's a good guy.
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus no-hitter and Kevin Love almost cried? … While We’re Waiting

Who threw a no-hitter?! While Corey Kluber was dealing in Cleveland last night, a Columbus Clippers starter broke history. Tyler Cloyd, a 27-year-old claimed off waivers last October from Philadelphia, threw the first no-hitter in Huntington Park history. Cloyd struck out six and his lone blemish was a hit-by-pitch in the ninth inning. He is now 9-5 with a 3.91 ERA in 22 games this...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

What It Looks Like To Draft A Pick

A glorious documentary up on YouTube follows the Toronto Raptors as they selected Jonas Valanciunas fifth overall in 2011. Here’s a good thing to do with the next 45 minutes of your time. This documentary, which appears to be produced by a Canadian television station, chronicles the 2011 Toronto Raptors draft, from lottery to post-mortem press conference: Bryan Colangelo, fired...
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June 28, 2014  |  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...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan Colangelo: Raptors Considered Drafting Kawhi Leonard At No. 5

Bryan Colangelo revealed Wednesday that the Toronto Raptors considered Kawhi Leonard with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. Colangelo said Leonard was "definitely on the list," but the former Raptors' general manager said selecting him would have been a tough sell. The Raptors selected Jonas Valanciunas with the No. 5 pick. Leonard scored 29 points in the San Antonio...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Mike D’Antoni’s settlement with L.A. includes provision to recoup money if he finds work elsewhere

Mike D’Antoni was set to earn $4 million with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2014-15 season, though the coach decided to resign earlier this week, meaning he’ll have to forgo some of that guaranteed salary. According to ESPN, D’Antoni will receive “more than half of the $4 million he was owed for next season” and “the settlement also includes a provision in which the Lakers...
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryan Colangelo Pegged as Frontrunner for Pistons GM Job

Joe Dumars officially stepped down as general manager of the Pistons earlier this season and the hunt for his replacement has begun. A few names that have made news are Grant Hill a former Piston, and Kiki VandDeWeghe per Jeff Zilgitt and Sam Amick of USA Today. Now another name has emerged and it is the name of former Raptor GM Bryan Colangelo courtesy of Michael Grange from Sportsnet...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Masai Ujiri fined $25,000 for yelling ‘F**k Brooklyn!’ during pregame rally

The last time the Toronto Raptors were in the playoffs, Bryan Colangelo was the general manager. This time around, Masai Ujiri has the position and it didn’t take him long to make his mark on the 2014 NBA Playoffs. Prior to game 1 of the Raptors’ first round series against the Brooklyn Nets, Ujiri addressed […]
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

How Will Celtics’ Rivals Perform in the Playoffs?

2013/14 wasn’t destined to be a season our beloved Celtics made the playoffs. Even the awful East wasn’t so bad that the 25-56 Celts could get in. Still, in a rebuilding year for the green and white, it’s about time to take a look at how their Eastern Conference rivals will fare in their upcoming playoff campaigns. Linesmakers, like TopBet which offer NBA Futures to use as...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

RAPTORS PODCAST: RAPS TALK presented by HHJ & HHN Ep. 60 (03.06.2014)

posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino)Follow @romyaquinoRAPTORS PODCAST - RAPS TALK Episode 60The "Reunited" episodeEpisode 60 of RAPS TALK (03.06.14) - The crew is back! U-E makes his triumphant return to the #RAPSTALK podcast for the first time this season.  On this week's podcast we discuss the new 20th anniversary logo, Bryan Colangelo's tanking comments, the growth of DeMar DeRozan...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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