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P.J. Carlesimo Needs To Give Tyshawn Taylor More Consistent Minutes by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

In the Brooklyn Nets final two games before the All-Star break, Tyshawn Taylor was needed and he came through. With Deron Williams battling synovitis in both ankles and C.J. Watson struggling—he went 0-of-7 against the Indiana Pacers last week—the Nets … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Nets Simply Not Ready for NBA Elite by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

NEW YORK — Though the Brooklyn Nets are coming off of a win over the Detroit Pistons, the real test was Tuesday’s game against the Lakers. At their new home at Barclays Center, the Nets lost a home game against … Continue reading

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Nets Interim Head Coach P.J. Carlesimo and Seton Hall’s 1992-93 Team Honored by University by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

NEWARK, NJ — Brooklyn Nets head coach P.J. Carlesimo and the 1992-93 Seton Hall Pirates he coached were honored at halftime of Seton Hall’s game against the Cincinnati Bearcats this past Saturday afternoon at Newark’s Prudential Center. Carlesimo was joined … 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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Nets to Undergo Toughest Test Under Coach Carlesimo by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

The Brooklyn Nets broke their first two-game losing streak under interim head coach PJ Carlesimo, with a 97-77 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday. They host LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and the Miami Heat for the first time at … Continue reading

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Jerry Stackhouse of Brooklyn Nets Talks Knicks, President Obama with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Jerry Stackhouse of the Brooklyn Nets talks with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson about playing NBA games on holidays, improvements under PJ Carlesimo, President Obama’s inauguaration, and his opinions on the Battle of the Boroughs between the Nets and the New York … Continue reading

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Stephen A. Smith Talks Dr. King, Knicks, Nets and Lakers with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Stephen A. Smith spoke with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson about significance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and how it has afforded opportunities to countless people, the problems of the Los Angeles Lakers, and assesses both the New York Knicks and … Continue reading

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Stephen A. Smith Shares His Thoughts On Avery’s Firing and Carlesimo’s Performance with Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

NEW YORK — Before the Knicks and Nets did battle for the fourth time on Monday, I had the opportunity to catch up with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith. I asked Mr. Smith his thoughts on the Brooklyn Nets as they … Continue reading

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MarShon Brooks Regaining His Confidence Under P.J. Carlesimo by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

NEW YORK — Over the course of Avery Johnson’s final six games as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, MaRshon Brooks scored just seven total points, including three straight scoreless efforts. But now, it appears MarShon Brooks has regained his … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Nets Name Assistant Coach P.J. Carlesimo Interim Head Coach

The Brooklyn Nets released the following statement after firing head coach Avery Johnson. “The Brooklyn Nets have appointed Assistant Coach P.J. Carlesimo as the team’s interim head coach, it was announced today by General Manager Billy King. A search for … Continue reading

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