The Brooklyn Nets said P.J. Carlesimo won’t return as coach next season, a day after the team was eliminated from the National Basketball Association playoffs.
Avery Johnson was fired yesterday as coach of the Brooklyn Nets, with the team at .500 after starting the National Basketball Association season 11-4.
Phil Jackson may be at the top of the Brooklyn Nets’ coaching wish list to replace the fired Avery Johnson. Whether he’s interested is the bigger question.
The Brooklyn Nets, playing their first game since their coach was fired, won 97-81 to hand the Charlotte Bobcats a 17th straight National Basketball Association loss.
Carmelo Anthony returned from a two- game layoff due to a sprained ankle to score a game-high 31 points as the New York Knicks defeated the crosstown rival Brooklyn Nets 100-86.
Former Dallas Mavericks coach Avery Johnson has reached an agreement to coach the New Jersey Nets, ESPN reported, citing people familiar with the situation.
The Brooklyn Nets will finally welcome the New York Knicks to their new arena tonight, almost one month after their season-opening game was rescheduled in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
Joe Johnson scored 33 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 110-93 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Brook Lopez scored 27 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 107-100 victory over the Toronto Raptors as they opened their National Basketball Association season in the new $1 billion Barclays Center.
"It's something that I guess had to happen."
- Avery Johnson on Dec 27, 2012