Latest Social Buzz Surrounding the Brooklyn Nets’ Coaching Search

January 13th, 2016 by Michael Whitlow Leave a reply »

On Sunday, the Brooklyn Nets fired head coach Lionel Hollins after he wwent 48-71 during his season-and-a-half with the team, while general manager Billy King stepped down from his role.

Nets assistant coach Tony Brown was named the interim head coach for the rest of the season, and the general manager role remains open until management can find a proper replacement.

Hollins was all class in his departure:

Shortly after the team released Hollins and reassigned King, the rumors began.

All over social media, names and thoughts on the vacancies began to pop up, beginning with a familiar name to the Nets organization:

Kentucky head coach John Calipari coached the then-New Jersey Nets from 1996 to 1999 and has been mentioned a lot during recent NBA head coaching searches.

Calipari has turned Kentucky into one of the most dominant college hoop programs in the country since he took the job in 2009, making four of the last Final Fours.

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports wrote:

For Calipari t ...

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