Nets officially sign Lawrence Frank, Roy Rogers, Eric Hughes as assistant coaches

Jason Kidd, Lawrence Frank

The coaching search is officially over. The Brooklyn Nets have agreed in principle to contracts with Lawrence Frank, Roy Rogers, and Eric Hughes as Jason Kidd’s assistant coaches, the team announced today. Doug Overton will stay on the staff from last season, making him the only assistant that will return. “I am very pleased to […]

Report: Lawrence Frank will join Jason Kidd’s staff

From Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN: Lawrence Frank has decided to join Jason Kidd's staff with the Brooklyn Nets, according to a source. Big and important piece for Kidd — Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) June 27, 2013 Kidd had been unabashedly pursuing Frank publicly for the last couple of weeks. Frank, who has been at home taking […]

Nets close to hiring assistant who coached Kidd at University of California

The Brooklyn Nets are close to signing Eric Hughes as an assistant coach under Jason Kidd, according to Stefan Bondy on Twitter: Nets are close to signing Eric Hughes as an assistant coach, sources say. — Stefan Bondy (@NYDNInterNets) June 27, 2013 Hughes worked as an assistant coach at the University of California from 1991-93, […]

King: Nets likely to announce coaching staff in next couple of days

From Rod Boone of Newsday: Billy King on Jason Kidd assembling his coaching staff: "I think probably the next couple of days, we’ll make some announcements." #Nets — Rod Boone (@rodboone) June 24, 2013 Kidd has been fervently recruiting former New Jersey Nets head coach Lawrence Frank to join him on his staff, and has […]

Report: Nets close to hiring Roy Rogers as assistant

Nets coach Jason Kidd is close to hiring Detroit assistant Roy Rogers for staff, sources tell Y! Discussions continue with Lawrence Frank. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 22, 2013 According to Wikipedia, “Roy Rogers, born Leonard Franklin Slye (November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998), was an American singer and cowboy actor, one of the […]

Before throwing strike, Jason Kidd hints at draft strategy, staff still up for grabs

CC Sabathia, Andy Pettitte, Jason Kidd

In a series of interviews today before throwing out the first pitch during the 7:05 New York Yankees-Los Angeles Dodgers game (a strike!), new Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd (used to it yet?) talked about a variety of Nets- and Kidd-related topics, including his staff, his vision, and his DUI hearing. Kidd confirmed that […]

Kidd: invite to Frank is out there

Lawrence Frank Jason Kidd

On an interview with Mike and Mike on ESPN this morning, new Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd confirmed that he doesn’t have a staff of assistant coaches put together yet, but former New Jersey Nets coach Lawrence Frank is welcome to be his top assistant. “The invitation is out there,” Kidd said of Frank. […]

Jason Kidd: A risk… worth taking

Jason Kidd

If media reports are accurate, the Brooklyn Nets are close to bringing on Jason Kidd as their next head coach. Depending on who you listen to, this is either a smart move by a franchise in need of a young, brilliant basketball mind to help them catapult their roster to the next level, or a […]

P.J. talks Kidd taking his old job: “Jason’s one of the best ever”

P.J. Carlesimo

In an interview on The Tim Brando Show, current ESPN analyst and former Brooklyn Nets interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo shared his thoughts on Jason Kidd’s potential candidacy for the Nets’ vacant head coaching position, and what advice he would give Kidd. Carlesimo spoke in oddly finite terms, as if the deal were already done, […]

Nets interviewing Brian Shaw today

Despite earlier reports that the Brooklyn Nets have decided on recent NBA retiree Jason Kidd as a head coach with a three-year contract, the team will proceed with interviewing Indiana Pacers associate head coach Brian Shaw about their head coaching vacancy today. The Nets flew Shaw in by private jet to Brooklyn last night for […]

Brooklyn Nets coaching search: the latest

A brief roundup of everything about the current Brooklyn Nets coach search, including the news that one major candidate met with the Nets — today.