Brooklyn Nets Hire Kenny Atkinson As Head Coach

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The Brooklyn Nets have hired Atlanta Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson as their head coach to a multi-year contract, the team announced Sunday afternoon. The deal was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!’s The Vertical. Atkinson will continue to work with the Hawks until their postseason run concludes before officially joining the Nets. “I am […]

Report: Jeff Van Gundy, Ettore Messina, Ime Udoka draw interest in Nets coaching search

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The Brooklyn Nets will officially be in offseason mode in a few hours, but Nets general manager Sean Marks has already started putting together a list of coaching candidates, which include two of his former colleagues with the San Antonio Spurs. Per Marc Stein of ESPN.com, Marks has “interest” in Spurs assistant coaches Ettore Messina […]

Long Island Nets Logo, Jerseys Introduced

Long Island Nets away & home jerseys. (via Brooklyn Nets)

The Brooklyn Nets introduced the branding for their D-League team, the Long Island Nets, which will officially begin playing games in the 2016-2017 season. The team will serve as the development league affiliate for the Nets, and they will own and operate the team. The Long Island Nets are the league’s 22nd D-League team. Nets […]

Nets name Trajan Langdon Assistant General Manager

Trajan Langdon as a player for CSKA Moscow (front). Ettore Messina is at right. (AP)

Nets general manager Sean Marks has made his first front office hire, picking up Trajan Langdon to serve as his assistant general manager, the Nets announced Tuesday morning. Langdon, a native Alaskan and former NCAA, NBA and European basketball player, leaves his job as director of player administration and basketball operations for the Cleveland Cavaliers, […]

Nets GM Sean Marks on Vertical Podcast: “There’s absolutely a challenge ahead”

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On The Vertical Podcast, Adrian Wojnarowski asks Nets general manager Sean Marks about the interview process, his path to becoming the first New Zealand-born general manager, his various roles and work with the San Antonio Spurs under R.C. Buford and Gregg Popovich, as well as the long road ahead to bring the Nets back to […]

Nets hire Sean Marks as General Manager

Sean Marks (left). (AP)

The Brooklyn Nets have hired San Antonio Spurs assistant general manager Sean Marks as their general manager, the team announced Thursday morning. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Marks and the team agreed to a four-year deal after the team “significantly increased” their offer in negotiations. Marks has spent the past five years holding […]

Gregg Popovich has glowing remarks for Sean Marks

Gregg Popovich has glowing remarks for Sean Marks

The Nets have reportedly offered their vacant general manager position to San Antonio Spurs assistant general manager Sean Marks. Update: Marks took the job on February 18. Publicly available interviews of Marks in his post-playing career are few and far between. One short YouTube clip of Marks at a D-League tryout shows him promoting the […]

Report: Nets offer GM job to Sean Marks

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The Brooklyn Nets have offered their vacant general manager position to San Antonio Spurs assistant GM Sean Marks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. A deal is not signed and guaranteed, per the report. Marks is a New Zealand-American, and the first New Zealander to play in the NBA. He’s not related to Bobby […]