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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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Jason Kidd An Intriguing Choice, But Brian Shaw Best Choice for Brooklyn Nets by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

After playing one season for the New York Knicks, Jason Kidd announced his retirement last week, leaving two years and over six million dollars on the table. Now, it appears that Kidd desires to suit up in another way; as … Continue reading

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David Diamante Talks Brooklyn Nets, Cigars, Boxing and More with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

David Diamante, a man who wears many hats, including Brooklyn Nets announcer, cigar lounge owner, boxing announcer and the voice of NBC Sports Network’s The Lights, spoke with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson about the Nets move from New Jersey, the state … 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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T’Was the Season to be Fired by Marc “Razz” Rasbury

While most folks were looking to bring in the New Year last week, several professional coaches and general managers found coal in their stockings. Seven National Football League head coaches, five NFL general managers and a National Basketball Association head … 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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Nets Light Up Brooklyn with Opening of Barclays Center by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

The original game between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center was postponed because of Hurricane Sandy, but the Nets were still able to host the first NBA regular season game at the $1-billion dollar state of … Continue reading

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