BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 28: Designer Harald Gloeoeckler and his dog Billy King present their book 'Billy King - Mein Leben mit Harald Gloeoeckler' on February 28, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.
If you read, I was a candidate, and then I believe Billy King told the local beat writers that I’m not really a candidate, so you can read into it what you want. But, for me, I like it better when I just lay low, do the job that I have and if somebody wants to talk, we do it quietly.
I think (general manager Billy King) is serious about starting with Phil Jackson, who is arguably the best coach in the history of our league, and anybody else out there that's a good fit
will be answerable to Billy King ... Yeah, I’ve always said it’s my responsibility to get a coach in there and work with that coach. I’ve worked with some big names before and it’s not about — I know everybody keeps saying we want a marquee name, the owner wants a marquee name — we want a guy that’s not about marquee, we want the guy that we think can do the job the best.More quotes »
Sloan: If Nets call, I'd listen
other.Sloan, who retired in 2011, said Monday that he'd like to return to coaching and wouldn't be opposed to taking GM Billy King's phone call and possibly reuniting with Williams.King, speaking Monday on ESPN 98.7 FM's "Stephen A. Smith & Ryan Roucco Show," Read more »
P.J. Carlesimo fired as Nets coach
Carlesimo will not return as coach of the Brooklyn Nets , general manager Billy King said Sunday, the day after the Nets were eliminated from the NBA playoffs in seven games by a injury-depleted Chicago Bulls team."The Brooklyn Nets organization would like Read more »
Nets' long journey reaches a fine destination
45 years of wandering.That background explains why these Nets were put together the way they were. Granted, it appears that Billy King put together a team for the short term, with a bunch of high-priced veterans who aren't likely to get a whole lot better Read more »
NBA trade rumors: Who will be moved before Thursday's deadline?
Will he end up there after all? Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak has said Howard won't be traded, and Nets owner Billy King has said there's only about a 10 percent chance his team makes a trade. The 27-year-old becomes an unrestricted free agent at the Read more »
Billy King: There's a 10 percent chance Nets make a trade
RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Billy King doesnt think the Nets are going to be major players in the trade market over these nest two days before Thursdays deadline.The Nets have reportedly been linked to possibly acquiring Atlantas Josh Smith, Charlottes Ben Gordon Read more »
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The Brooklyn Nets list ... how long, who's on it?
do we really know about the Nets pursuit of a head coach? We have it on good authority (Phil Jackson) that the Billy King asked Phil Jackson if he was interested in coaching the team. He turned them down. It sure looks like that Nets tried to get the Celtics 5/24/13 from Nets Daily: For New Jersey Nets Fans Read more »
Josiah Turner Working to Overcome Troubled Past
Thursday. The gym featured some of the top names in the business, including Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge, Nets GM Billy King, Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers, Portland Trail Blazers GM Neil Olshey, Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey, Lakers GM Mitch from Zagsblog Read more »
Phil Jackson: "Brooklyn situation is a good situation"
of Monday, Phil Jackson is still the only coaching prospect Billy King has reached out. And Phil Jackson, in an interview with Dan Patrick, said that indeed the Nets did contact him about coaching, which he said he is "absolutely" done with. Patrick asked from Nets Daily: For New Jersey Nets Fans Read more »
Help-Wanted Ad for Brooklyn Nets' Open Head Coaching Position
in Brooklyn, New York. The Nets, founded in 1967, are a member of the Atlantic Division. The general manager of the team is Billy King, and the owner is Mikhail Prokhorov. The team is loaded with talented players—including Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook from Bleacher Report Read more »
Joe Johnson Brings Clutch Shooting to Brooklyn
while shooting .256 from three and .417 overall, including a 2-for-14 showing in the deciding Game Seven. General Manager Billy King said that despite Johnson being one to avoid excuses, if the Nets had advanced, the injury and would've kept the guard out from NBA.com Read more »