Phil Jackson prefers Nets roster to Knicks

Phil Jackson

Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson has already spurned Brooklyn’s offer to become the next Brooklyn Nets head coach, saying he has no interest in returning to coaching. But that hasn’t stopped him from talking about the franchise on more than one occasion. After saying to Dan Patrick earlier this week that Brooklyn was the […]

Brooklyn Nets Coaching Candidates

Lionel Hollins

LATEST UPDATE: Former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan has met with the Milwaukee Bucks about their open coaching position, and a reunion with Deron Williams in Brooklyn looks unlikely. More Update: An insider tells NetsDaily that Phil Jackson is the only candidate the Nets have contacted so far. More Update: Boston Celtics President of Basketball […]

Coaching Update: Nets “lukewarm” on Sloan, open to Jackson in front office

Phil Jackson, currently advising the Detroit Pistons with their coaching search, is doing it as a favor to Pistons owner and friend Tom Gores, and “specifically left it open” so that he could look for front office jobs elsewhere, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. The Brooklyn Nets are open to Jackson coming on in […]

The Nets coaching search begins: Phil Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy, & the usual candidates

Putting the pieces together from around the web today on the Brooklyn Nets coaching search: Billy King: “It was a difficult decision, and we talked about it, but looking at the long-term and the future of this organization, I felt it was best to look elsewhere to try and find the right fit. I thanked […]

Phil Jackson to join new Sonics franchise?


As has been widely reported tonight, the controlling stake in the Sacramento Kings has been sold to a Seattle-based group for roughly $340 million, with plans to move the Kings to Seattle to reclaim the Seattle Supersonics. According to a source connected to Peter Vecsey, should the deal go through, Phil Jackson will join the […]

Carlesimo may last season, but Phil Jackson is the Nets primary coaching target

Phil Jackson

The Brooklyn Nets are in no rush to replace interim coach P.J. Carlesimo, and Carlesimo may even last the full season — but they have their sights set high. According to Howard Beck of the New York Times, the organization will “woo” 11-time championship coach Phil Jackson “whenever he is ready to be wooed,” whether […]

Billy King: Staying With PJ Carlesimo For Now

P.J. Carlesimo

Mike Mazzeo of ESPN reports that Billy King has not contacted any potential coaching prospects. In an interview with ESPN NY radio on Sunday morning, King said: “We’ve put our support behind (P.J.) and then we’ll look at things and evaluate it later,” King said. “I know people have been throwing lists together and things […]