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Bryan Colangelo, Arturas Karnisovas, Sean Marks Believed To Be Nets' Top GM Candidates

Feb 11, 2016 7:44 PM

Bryan Colangelo, Arturas Karnisovas and Sean Marks are believed to be the top candidates for the Brooklyn Nets' general manager vacancy.

The Nets hope to narrow their candidates to two or three by the end of All-Star weekend.

Billy King was fired by the Nets in January.

Danny Ferry and Gersson Rosas are also known candidates for the job.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Tags: Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Raptors Have Held Talks On Kenneth Faried, Thaddeus Young

Feb 11, 2016 1:38 PM

The Toronto Raptors have emerged as the best threat to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference and have been active in searching for an upgrade at power forward.

The Raptors, sources say, have had exploratory discussions to gauge the possibility of acquiring Denver's Kenneth Faried, Brooklyn's Thaddeus Young and the Phoenix duo of Markieff Morris and P.J. Tucker.

Young re-signed with the Nets in the 2015 offseason.

The Raptors own the New York Knicks' first round pick in addition to their own, which can be used in a trade.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tags: Kenneth Faried, Thaddeus Young, Denver Nuggets, Toronto Raptors, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Prokhorov Opposed To Nets Trading Away Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young

Feb 9, 2016 9:49 PM

Mikhail Prokhorov is opposed to the Brooklyn Nets trading away either Brook Lopez or Thaddeus Young.

Both Lopez and Young re-signed with the Nets last offseason. Lopez and Young represent the Nets' most tradeable assets outside of Rondae Hollis-Jefferson.

The Nets are searching for a new general manager.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Tags: Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nets To Begin Interviewing GM Candidates On Monday

Feb 6, 2016 10:53 PM

The Brooklyn Nets will begin interviewing general manager candidates on Monday.

Mikhail Prokhorov will be in attendance, as will the other members of the team's GM search committee: Nets chairman of the board of directors Dmitry Razumov, trusted Russian basketball confidant Sergey Kushchenko, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Brett Yormark and president of ONEXIM Sports & Entertainment Irina Pavlova.


Bryan Colangelo, Danny Ferry, Arturas Karnisovas and Gersson Rosas are amongst the candidates who will interview.

Frank Zanin, who is currently assistant GM of the Nets, will also interview.

Mike Mazzeo/ESPN

Tags: Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nets Granted Permission To Interview Gersson Rosas

Feb 3, 2016 12:26 PM

The Houston Rockets have granted permission to the Brooklyn Nets to interview Gersson Rosas.

The Nets have a vacancy after GM Billy King was moved to an advisory role last month after spending five and half seasons on the job. 

Rosas has been with the Rockets for over 10 seasons, leaving briefly in 2013 to become GM of the Dallas Mavericks. Rosas returned to the Rockets in October of 2013.

Calvin Watkins/ESPN

Tags: Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nets Considering Arturas Karnisovas, Gersson Rosas For GM Job

Jan 25, 2016 11:58 AM

The Brooklyn Nets' general manager search has widened beyond Bryan Colangelo and Danny Ferry.

Denver Nuggets assistant GM Arturas Karnisovas and Houston Rockets executive VP of basketball operations Gersson Rosas are also candidates.

The Nets would like to have a general manager i place before the Feb. 18th trade deadline.

Karnisovas and Rosas fit the Nets' desire to have a more global scouting focus, something ownership believes was lacking under the previous regime. 

Brooklyn fired Billy King as general manager this month.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nets Expected To Pursue Tom Thibodeau As Head Coach

Jan 16, 2016 12:09 PM

The Brooklyn Nets are expected to pursue Tom Thibodeau as head coach once they hire a new general manager.

The Nets also have been linked strongly to John Calipari, largely because of Calipari's strong ties to Brooklyn CEO Brett Yormark, but there is a growing sense in league circles that team owner Mikhail Prokhorov wants to hire established NBA names with considerable experience in the league.

Tony Brown is currently serving as the Nets' interim coach.

Thibodeau was fired by the Bulls after the playoffs last season.

Mike Mazzeo, Marc Stein/ESPN

Tags: Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nets Considering Danny Ferry For GM Job

Jan 14, 2016 10:37 AM

Joining Bryan Colangelo as a candidate for the Brooklyn Nets' general manager position is Danny Ferry.

Ferry was interviewed by Mikhail Prokhorov for the job back in 2010 before Billy King was hired.

Ferry's father, Bob Ferry, is still employed by the Nets as a scout.

Ferry was forced to step down as general manager of the Atlanta Hawks last year due to a power struggle within the organization and racially insensitive comments made about Luol Deng.

Ferry helped build the Hawks into the Eastern Conference's best regular season team last year.

Stefan Bondy/New York Daily News

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Jarrett Jack Undergoes Successful ACL Surgery

Jan 13, 2016 4:57 PM

Jarrett Jack underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery this morning at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.

The surgery was performed by Nets’ Medical Director, Dr. Riley J. Williams and Dr. David Altchek. A full recovery is expected, and it’s anticipated that he will be ready to participate in full basketball activities for the 2016-17 season. 

Jack, who sustained the injury during the second half of the Nets’ game at Boston on Saturday, January 2, played and started in 32 games for Brooklyn this season, and posted averages of 12.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and a team-high 7.4 assists per game.

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Tags: Jarrett Jack, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Injury

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Nets Interested In Tom Thibodeau, Mark Jackson

Jan 13, 2016 11:11 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have interest in Tom Thibodeau or Mark Jackson for head coach.

Thibodeau and Jackson are considered two of the top available head coaches.

The Nets fired Lionel Hollins over the weekend.

Jackson in particular has reportedly shown interest in the Nets' job in the past.

Marc Stein, Mike Mazzeo/ESPN

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Nets Strongly Considering Bryan Colangelo For GM
Bryan Colangelo stepped down as president of the Raptors in June of 2013.

Marc Stein, Mike Mazzeo/ESPN

Thad Young, Brook Lopez Working On Recruiting Free Agents
Thaddeus Young and Brook Lopez are already pitching the idea of playing in Brooklyn to free agents.

Andy Vasquez/The Record

Dmitry Razumov Played Major Role In Nets' Trade For Garnett, Pierce
Mikhail Prokhorov and his chief basketball lieutenant, Dmitry Razumov, approved every move made by Billy King.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Joe Johnson Not Interested In Seeking Buyout From Nets
Joe Johnson signed the contract in 2010 with the Hawks.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Mikhail Prokhorov To Be More Active With Nets
Mikhail Prokhorov said the Nets are looking for a separate general manager and head coach.

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John Calipari Seeks 10-Year, $120M Contract For NBA Return
John Calipari currently earns $8 million to $9 million per season at Kentucky and wouldn't leave that job for just an incremental raise.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Nets' Brett Yormark Remains Proponent Of John Calipari
Brett Yormark has remained a proponent of making a large offer to bring John Calipari back to the Nets in a dual role as president and head coach.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Billy King To Serve As Advisor In Nets' GM Search
The Nets surrendered seven first round picks, including five of their own, and 11 second rounders to chase instant success during the tenure of Billy King.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Assistant GM Frank Zanin Retained By Nets
Frank Zanin has been involved with most of the day-to-day team business of the front office, including trade talks.

Chris Mannix/Sports Illustrated

Mark Jackson Expected To Push For Nets' Job
Mark Jackson has been interested in the job in the past.

Chris Mannix/Sports Illustrated

Tony Brown Named Interim Head Coach Of Nets
Tony Brown joined the Nets last season as an assistant coach after spending three seasons with the Mavericks.

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Nets Fire Lionel Hollins, Billy King Steps Down As GM
Mikhail Prokhorov said "it's time for a fresh start and a new vision for the direction of the team."

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Andrey Vatutin Reportedly Nets' Top Choice To Become Next GM
Andrey Vatutin is the top choice of Mikhail Prokhorov to become general manager of the Nets this offseason.

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Draymond Green, Brook Lopez Named NBA's Players Of The Week
Draymond Green averaged 18.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 9.5 rebounds , including two of his league-leading six triple-doubles.

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Nets Scouring Trade Market To Improve Team
The Nets have been active in scouring the trade market to improve their roster in the short and long-term.

Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald

Jarrett Jack Has Torn ACL, Meniscus In Right Knee
Jarrett Jack will miss the remainder of the season.

Deron Williams Questioned Whether He Wanted To Keep Playing Basketball
Deron Williams' seasons with the Nets were frustrating, shattering his confidence after he was unable to carry the franchise.

Michael Lee/Yahoo! Sports

Shane Larkin In NBA's Concussion Protocol
Shane Larkin has played in all 24 games for the Nets this season, with averages of 7.2 points and 3.6 assists in 18.9 minutes per game.

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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson To Undergo Surgery On Fractured Ankle
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the posterior talus in his right ankle.

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Nets Gauging Trade Interest In Bojan Bogdanovic
Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 8.4 points and 2.9 rebounds in 24.3 minutes per game this season for the Nets.

Mike Mazzeo/ESPN

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