Nets possible coaching candidates
With Jason Kidd gone after just one season, the Nets begin their search for a new head coach. A look at the possible options for the Nets.
LIONEL HOLLINS, 60(Credit: AP / Danny Johnston)
Is high on Nets' list of candidates. A no-nonsense coach who once stood up to Allen Iverson. Contract wasn’t renewed after 2012-13 season with Grizzlies and didn’t coach this past season.
ETTORE MESSINA, 54(Credit: AP / Lefteris Pitarakis)
Last coached CSKA Moscow, the team of Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov. Regarded as one of the top coaches in Europe, having won four European titles.
GEORGE KARL, 63(Credit: AP / Chris Schneider)
Reportedly wants to get back into coaching after spending last season as an ESPN analyst. Was fired by the Nuggets following 2012-13 campaign after guiding Denver to 57 wins and being named coach of the year.