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Nets fire interim coach P.J. Carlesimo

Nets interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo talks with

Nets interim head coach P.J. Carlesimo talks with center Brook Lopez while playing the Chicago Bulls in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (April 22, 2013). Photo Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams, Jr.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Four months after having a similar conversation with Avery Johnson, Billy King delivered the news to P.J. Carlesimo Sunday morning: He's out.

With the sting of Saturday night's Game 7 loss at home to the Bulls still fresh, the Nets' general manager informed the interim coach that he won't be retained. A search for his permanent successor is expected to begin immediately,...

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