Nets GM interviews expected to begin this week

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With less than two weeks until the trade deadline, the Nets will begin the process of interviewing candidates for their vacant general manager position, according to a report from Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com. The Nets are expected to interview at least four outside candidates: Bryan Colangelo, the former Toronto Raptors & Phoenix Suns general manager; […]

As Nets leave Toronto, Raptors glow about Bryan Colangelo

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The Brooklyn Nets entered and left Toronto without a win, a firm head coach, or a general manager. But they might be starting to make progress on at least one of those three things. In the days that have followed that fateful Sunday, in which head coach Lionel Hollins was fired and general manager Billy […]

Ex-GM Billy King releases statement: I “hope the fans experience the success they deserve”

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Former Nets general manager Billy King released a statement thanking Nets principal owner Mikhail Prokhorov, chairman of the board Dmitry Razumov, and Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment CEO Brett Yormark through the Nets public relations department Monday. “I would like to thank Mikhail for the opportunity that he accorded me over the past five plus years […]

Mikhail Prokhorov wants Nets to be a championship contender next year: “We have everything the best”

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Speaking with reporters at Barclays Center shortly after firing head coach Lionel Hollins and re-assigning general manager Billy King, Nets principal owner Mikhail Prokhorov said that while he’d learned hard lessons about being an NBA owner, he also expected the team to compete for a championship next season. “I’m sure next season, we’ll be, I […]

Lionel Hollins: “I’m disappointed … it didn’t work out”

The Brooklyn Nets made sweeping changes Sunday morning, firing head coach Lionel Hollins and allowing Billy King to resign from his post as general manager. Hollins, speaking with ESPN reporter Mike Mazzeo, said he was “disappointed” that his time in Brooklyn didn’t work out. “I’m thankful to Billy and Mikhail (Prokhorov) and Dmitry (Razumov) for […]

Lionel Hollins Fired; Billy King Resigns As Nets GM

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(AP) In a shocking move, General Manager Billy King has stepped down and Lionel Hollins has been fired, according to a statement from Mikhail Prokhorov & Nets. Although there had been rumblings that Hollins was certainly out over the summer, Prokhorov, who will be in New York tomorrow, could not wait any longer. Hollins finishes with a […]

ESPN: Hollins “is almost certainly out” as Nets coach this summer

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The Brooklyn Nets now have the third-worst record (10-25) and third-worst net points per 100 possessions (-6.7) in the NBA. It’s safe to say that at this point, they’re the third-worst team in the NBA, ahead of the 76ers, who are pushing the once-finite limits of tankitude, and Lakers, who are torpedoing their way into […]

Nets Rumors: Prokhorov eyeing Russian replacement for Billy King

Andrey Vatutin

Last May, ESPN’s Zach Lowe reported that there were serious rumblings of an extension for Nets general manager Billy King, the architect of a Nets team that produced one playoff series win in three years in Brooklyn (soon to be four) despite high expectations and higher luxury tax bills. Today, a Eurohoops report indicated that […]