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New Coach

JASON KIDD By: NBASCOUT It\’s official! Jason Kidd will be the new coach of the Brooklyn Nets. When it all came down to it, the Nets\’ braintrust settled on its former franchise leader in perennial all-Pro Point Guard Jason Kidd. On its surface, this looks to be an attractive hire because of the Nets\’ history, […]

July 2014 by nbascout

What Makes a Good Coach?

The Coaching Carousel Part II: Who\’s Next? By: NBASCOUT / Special to netsinteractive.com There has been much speculation as to who the Nets next Head Coach will be. Reports are now circulating that former all-Pro Point Guard, Jason Kidd, is next in line. Indiana Assistant and former Phil Jackson acolyte Brian Shaw is currently being […]

July 2014 by nbascout

DECISIONS … DECISIONS

The Coaching Carousel: Who\’s Next? By: NBASCOUT / Special to netsinteractive.com P.J. Carlesimo, who is an excellent interim coach, is gone. Who will assume the mantle as head coach to lead the Nets to a title, nay, a dynasty? Former Lakers head coach, Phil Jackson, has the credentials. He has the resume. Unfortunately, barring a […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Avery Dismissed

From The Penthouse To The Unemployment Rolls: Who is Avery\’s Successor? By: NBASCOUT / Special to netsinteractive.com You could see it coming … a mile away. Despite the smiles and well wishes, ownership longed for results. Avery Johnson had a year and a half and 176 games with which to distinguish himself as someone who […]

July 2014 by nbascout

NJN@IND 1.2.12

Nets Fall To Pacers By: NBASCOUT / Special to netsinteractive.com Indiana 108, Nets 94 Newark, NJ, Jan. 2 — In what would otherwise, in a normal season, be the final preseason tune-up game, the Nets fell at home to the Indiana Pacers, 108-94. While starting the season 1-5 doesn\’t help, there were signs of life […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Nets Lose Again

Cavaliers Prevail Against Nets By: NBASCOUT / Special to netsinteractive.com It is still early in the season, but at this pace, the Nets season will be forfeit if they don\’t start finding ways to win. Today, they fell to the young, LeBron-less Cavaliers 98-82.* It is still way too early to panic, but if you […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Nets Go Down in Home Opener

Hawks Crush Nets: 106-70 By: NBASCOUT / Special to netsinteractive.com Against better competition like the Atlanta Hawks who made the playoffs last season, the Nets showed just how far they have to go before they make it that far as well. The home opener for New Jersey was just that, a real eye-opener for anyone […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Brook Hurt: Nets Acquire DeShawn & Mehmet

Lopez Breaks Foot: Stevenson & Okur Brought In By: NBASCOUT / Special to netsinteractive.com Brook Lopez broke his foot in the first half of the last preseason game and will be out two to four months. In the meantime, UFA SG DeShawn Stevenson signed a one year $2.5mil contract with the Nets according to reports. […]

July 2014 by nbascout

What\’s Wrong With A Euro Big Man With Skills?

The Power Forward Dilemma By: NBASCOUT / Special to netsinteractive.com If last season\’s title run by the Dallas Mavericks proved anything, it is that you can surround one superstar with a strong supporting cast and still beat a team with three superstars, two arguably the best to ever play their positions. What it means for […]

July 2014 by nbascout

Where To Go From Here Pt 2

Mulling Moves By: NBASCOUT / Special to netsinteractive.com As the Nets moved from the Jason Kidd era to the Deron Williams, they were a little slow in moving an aging Vince Carter and Richard Jefferson-post ankle surgery. While the Nets got value for each, they got the most for Jason Kidd. Vince Carter yielded swingman […]

July 2014 by nbascout