Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
Winning is 99 percent of the job in coaching, but in New York the part of that 1 percent that involves dealing with the news media tends to be a lot bigger deal than in smaller, saner markets that lack tabloid back pages.
Lionel Hollins got off to a fine start on that front upon being introduced Monday as the Nets’ coach, replacing the maddeningly uncommunicative Jason Kidd.
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TORONTO -- Jack Armstrong grew up in Brooklyn, attended Nazareth High School there and still retains the unmistakable sound of his home borough in his raspy, former coach’s voice.
But Saturday, the Fordham alumnus and former Niagara coach played an important role in getting Canadians riled up about the officiating in Game 1 of the Raptors’ series against the Nets.
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The YES Network saw a boost in its average Nets rating Sunday night for the debut of Jason Collins, averaging 1.3 percent of homes in the New York area and peaking at 1.8 percent late in the victory over the Lakers.
YES has been averaging around 0.8 ratings for the Nets. Sunday's game was the network's seventh-highest-rated this season to date.
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