Tag Archives: Billy King

Are the Brooklyn Nets Close to Turning Things Around? By Derrel Jazz Johnson

At 5-13, the Brooklyn Nets have experienced a disastrous start to the season. Only 18 games into the 82-game marathon, Joe Johnson is the only player to have started every game. Brook Lopez and Kevin Garnett have missed games, Deron … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Nets Say ‘Hello Coach Kidd’ by Derrel ‘Jazz’ Johnson

On Monday, June 3, 2013, point guard Jason Kidd retired after playing 19 years in the National Basketball Association, his last season with the New York Knicks. Nine days later, Kidd made the improbable journey from player to head coach … Continue reading

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Nets First Season in Brooklyn Successful Despite Disappointing End by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

After falling behind Nate Robinson and the injury-depleted Chicago Bulls 3-1, the Brooklyn Nets season was on the verge of extinction. The Nets won game five at home, then won game six on the road, and were favorites to win … Continue reading

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Gerald Wallace Tees Off and P.J. Carlesimo’s Team Looks Toward Friday by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

The Brooklyn Nets have won 13 games under interim head coach PJ Carlesimo, including quality wins over the Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks on the road, and the Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks at home. But there is … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Nets Fire Head Coach Avery Johnson

The Brooklyn Nets released the following statement today regarding former head coach Avery Johnson. “The Brooklyn Nets have relieved Avery Johnson of his head coaching duties, it was announced today by General Manager Billy King. “The Nets ownership would like … Continue reading

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(Video) Brooklyn Nets General Manager Billy King Speaks with the Media at Brooklyn Backcourt

The Razz and Jazz Sports Blog was on hand to speak with Brooklyn Nets General Manager Billy King Speaks at the Brooklyn Backcourt Press Conference.

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Brooklyn Nets to Host Welcome Ceromony for Deron Williams and Joe Johnson

“The Brooklyn Nets and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will host a public celebration on Borough Hall Plaza (near Court Street and Remsen Street) to welcome Brooklyn’s Backcourt – Deron Williams and Joe Johnson – on Friday, July 13 at … Continue reading

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