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 […]

5 Brooklyn Nets Burning Offseason Questions

Kris Humphries

After a first-round exit to a decimated Chicago Bulls team, the Brooklyn Nets have an eventful offseason ahead of them. Even though they don’t have the cap room to sign any major free agents or add any salary in trades, they’ve got a lot of decisions to make that will significantly alter the future of […]

Doc Rivers returning to coach Boston Celtics

Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers, once considered a long-shot candidate to become the next coach of the Brooklyn Nets, will return to the Boston Celtics to coach next season, according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. Rivers, who has two years left on his contract with Boston, said after the season that he would take some personal […]

The fallacy of “the coaching bump”

P.J. Carlesimo

By Will Rausch P.J. Carlesimo is no stranger to mid-season firings. The Thunder axed him in 2008 after a 1-12 start and replaced him with current coach Scott Brooks, who rallied the young troops for a 22-47 record the rest of the way. Seven games is a small sample size, but if Carlesimo really is […]

Prokhorov mum on coaches: “you know who the usual suspects are”

Mikhail Prokhorov

Brooklyn Nets owner, Russian billionaire, political player, and fake journalist Mikhail Prokhorov refused to fuel rumors and speculation regarding a coaching search directly, repeating the mantra that interim coach P.J. Carlesimo currently held the team’s coaching reigns. Prokhorov said some iteration of “P.J. is our coach” five times in the span of two minutes, throwing […]

Report: Jeff Van Gundy interested in Nets coaching job — with one condition

via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!: While Jeff Van Gundy does have interest in the Brooklyn Nets’ opening, he’ll be likely unwilling to meet with team officials while an interim coach is in place during the season, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Brooklyn hasn’t contacted Van Gundy, but sources said he’s one of several candidates, including […]