NBA News: Carlesimo out as Nets Head Coach
The Brooklyn Nets will not offer P.J. Carlesimo a new contract it was announced today by Nets General Manager Billy King. King also announced that the team will search for a new head coach immediately.
Statement from Billy King:
“The Brooklyn Nets organization would like to thank P.J. for his efforts with the team in his roles as both head coach and assistant, and for his contributions to the team’s success both on and off the court. We wish P.J. and his family only the best in the years to come.”
Carlesimo was named interim head coach of the Brooklyn Nets on December 27, 2012 and led the Nets to a 35-19 record in the final 54 games of the season. Under Carlesimo, the Nets reached the postseason for the first time since 2007, losing to Chicago (4-3) in the first round. Including his previous stops as a head coach…
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