Nets fired Coach and GM but the real Problem remains…Ownership

Mikhail Prokhorov over the weekend made news he fired his coach and got rid of his General manager …sort of. He made both of them accountable. Note to the New York Giants you should have cleaned house like Prokhorov did. But Prokhorov also didn’t do one thing …hold himself accountable. He couldn’t wait to beContinue reading “Nets fired Coach and GM but the real Problem remains…Ownership”

Darryl Dawkins aka Chocolate Thunder R.I.P.

We featured Darryl Dawkins some time ago on our Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday, ( While in the eyes of many he never lived up to the potential that many thought he had, there was no denying that he was a force and he was a character who never took himself too seriously and always madeContinue reading “Darryl Dawkins aka Chocolate Thunder R.I.P.”

Timberwolves give Kevin Garnett 2 more years

There are times when Kevin Garnett looked like he was done as a player on the court, but apparently the Timberwolves don’t believe so. So they signed Garnett to a 2 year contract. Insuring that the big man will finish his career with the same team he started his career with. Garnett spent his firstContinue reading “Timberwolves give Kevin Garnett 2 more years”

The Bucks beat the Nets …so what? Does that mean Jason Kidd is right?

 Other than Julius Erving and Bernard King, he was the best player this franchise has had since it joined the NBA in the mid 70’s from the no longer in existence ABA. Yet they have a funny relationship with Jason Kidd. When he first arrived via a trade with the Phoenix Suns for Stephon Marbury, KiddContinue reading “The Bucks beat the Nets …so what? Does that mean Jason Kidd is right?”

Kirilenko blast Kidd says he couldn’t handle New York pressure

This is an interesting article, because from a player’s perpective even he couldn’t figure out why the coach after only a year on the job wanted out and fprced his way to Milwaukee. Granted maybe Kirilenko had a ax to grind but it wouldn’t be the first time a player did and it won’t beContinue reading “Kirilenko blast Kidd says he couldn’t handle New York pressure”

Lionel Hollins New Nets coach

The Brooklyn Nets didn’t waste any time distancing themselves from the Jason Kidd Error…according to the following published report… Coming out of the entire “Jason Kidd Era” the Brooklyn Nets have upgraded the coaching position. Brooklyn has reached an “agreement in principle” to hire Lionel Hollins as the next head coach of the Nets, theContinue reading “Lionel Hollins New Nets coach”

Jason Kidd showed his true colors… again

He was a gifted point guard who knew the game. He was someone who saw the whole develop long before it happened. That was on the court. Off the court he continuingly reminds us he leaves alot to be desired. It appears everywhere he goes he forces the issue and either coaches fall or heContinue reading “Jason Kidd showed his true colors… again”

SmallThoughts: Rants and Raves

Rants:Donald Sterling…he just doesn’t get it. The more he talks the more he shows how much it’s time for him to just sell the team and go away. His attack on Magic Johnson was ill advised not because it was Magic Johnson but because it showed how deep his views on racism runs. Rants:Kevin GarnettContinue reading “SmallThoughts: Rants and Raves”

Nets wilt to the Heat …Kevin Garnett is the Big Ticket punched?

They expected to contend for the NBA title. Billy King pushed his chips to the middle of the table and said all in. So he spent Mikhail Prokhorov’s money to acquire Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Joe Johnson, Andre Kirilenko and resign Deron Williams to a monster contract. The 10-27 start made these moves look badContinue reading “Nets wilt to the Heat …Kevin Garnett is the Big Ticket punched?”