Charlie Weis Hired as New Jersey Nets Coach (Satire)

November 30th, 2009 by Christopher Chavez Leave a reply »
In a stunning turn of events the New Jersey Nets have hired former Notre Dame football coach, Charlie Weis. Weis was fired by Notre Dame and hired by the New Jersey Nets in less than 24 hours.

Weis is the first college football coach to be hired by an NBA team as a head coach. The New Jersey Nets' Rob Thorn said, "We are very excited to have Charlie on the sidelines for the team. We hope that he can connect well with our players and turn our season around in a positive direction."

When asked to comment about his new coach, Devin Harris said, "Experience isn't everything. Sometimes all you have to do is know what you are doing. Charlie knows exactly what he wants to do. I smell an NBA Finals appearance under Weis."

Charlie Weis is expected to hold a press conference early Wednesday morning at the Izod Center, hours before his team takes on the Dallas Mavericks. Right from his first game he will try to avoid setting an NBA record for most losses to start a season with 0-18.

In a statement released by Charlie Weis and his agent he said, "New Jersey Nets fans expect more from their team. 0-17 is not enough. If the Nets hired me to go .500 ...

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