Category: P.J. Carlesimo

Brook Lopez Says the Firing of Avery Johnson Earlier This Season Served As a Wake-up Call

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Brook Lopez has seen it all during his time with the Nets. Empty arenas. A 70-loss season. Coaching changes. And having to play in Newark. He also has dealt with some injuries, too. Adversity is nothing new to him. There was a time when it didn't seem likely that Lopez would ...

P.J. Carlesimo: I Don’t Think the Miami Heat are Unbeatable in the Playoffs

Monday, April 15th, 2013

With the New York Knicks' recent streak and the Miami Heat the prevailing favorites in the East, the Brooklyn Nets are flying under the radar as we near the start of the NBA playoffs. Head coach P.J. Carlesimo says it's not enough that his team has simply made the playoffs ...

P.J. Carlesimo Quietly Sheds Interim Tag as Nets Strive to ‘Maintain Consistency’ In January

Monday, January 7th, 2013

The Brooklyn Nets are 5-1 since P.J. Carlesimo replaced Avery Johnson. Apparently Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has loved what he's seen, because in the following interview Carlesimo explains how he was told he will remain as the Nets head coach for the remainder of the season. The pursuit of Phil Jackson ...

P.J. Carlesimo: Clay Bennett Wanted To Keep The Team In Seattle

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

As P.J. states below, no one truly knows if Clay wanted to keep the team in Seattle other than Clay, but don't tell that to a Sonics fan.  They all feel betrayed and manipulated, and it's extremely difficult for them to differently, I'm sure.  Carlesimo is a voice from the ...