Kiki Done As Nets’ GM

As reported by Dave D’Alessandro today:

Kiki Vandeweghe’s days as Nets general manager are numbered.

New owner Mikhail Prokhorov said as much this morning in a brunch with reporters, when the subject of management was raised.

Asked specifically about Vandeweghe, Prokhorov replied “His contract is up, and I wish him luck.”

Earlier, Prokhorov reiterated that he is negotiating an extension for team president Rod Thorn.

Kiki was put in a tough situation this season, but this was pretty much a done deal since the whole Del Harris situation.  Kiki was never a coach before and he really took a hit to his reputation for the good of the team (and he did a great job during the rebuilding process – dumping salary and getting young guys on their rookie deals), so it is a little sad to see him go, but this is a must.