Nets Will Take Time With Phil Jackson, Let Carlesimo Run Show

Nets Will Take Time With Phil Jackson, Let Carlesimo Run Show
Sports
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

The bottom line has not changed — if Phil Jackson wants to be the next coach of the Brooklyn Nets, he can be. But the timetable seems to have slowed down, reports Howard Beck at the New York Times.

From the first days after Avery Johnson was fired the Nets said they were not going to treat the coaching search like the Lakers did and find someone fast. They said they wanted to take their time.

They trust interim coach P.J. Carlesimo enough to do that, Beck reports.

(The Nets) will woo Jackson whenever he is ready to be wooed, whether now or this summer.

They will happily stick with Carlesimo as the interim coach for the duration of the season, and perhaps even beyond, depending on the results.

The Nets and Jackson have not yet had any formal contact, Beck notes.

Jackson prefers to be deliberate with his decisions; he would not rush into a job. In particular that make sense because you can’t really implement the triangle offense on the fly during the regular season. Waiting until this summer makes sense.

What Jackson needs to decide is now much this roster can be tweaked — as of now the top end for this roster would be 50 wins and out in the second round of the playoffs. Does Jackson like this roster and can it be improved to both become more talented and better fir his system.

There are a lot of questions. And we shouldn’t expect any fast answers.

via Pro Basketball Talk

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Julian Sonny

From the sandy beaches of Hawaii, to the streets of New York: Julian has seen it all. His lifetime of travels has given him a broad scope of knowledge and an eclectic taste unlike any other in the tri-state area. Julian has often been compared to cultural icon, The Rock, because of his unequivocal work ethic and warrior-like stature.

More In Sports

Sports John Flynn

It’s Over: Steve Nash’s Career Ends Without A Championship

Steve Nash is done. As a result of ongoing back issues, Nash will have to miss the 2014-2015 season. For this 40-year-old, a missed season due to injury likely means the end of his illustrious career. A depressing hypothetical has become an unthinkable reality. One of the most exciting, whimsical and creative players of our […]

Sports Joseph Milord

10 Reasons Why You’d Be Crazy To Miss El Clasico This Weekend

It’s here. What is by far the most anticipated date on the (European) footballing calendar is upon us and it, once again, pits Real Madrid against Barcelona in El Clasico. Anytime the two Spanish giants meet, there’s cause for major hype. Saturday’s matchup between the pair of famous clubs, though, carries a particularly higher amount […]

Sports Julian Sonny

Porn Star Lisa Ann Is Without A Doubt Banging A Notre Dame Freshman

Yesterday, we reported legendary 42-year-old porn actress Lisa Ann was dating Justin Brent, a freshman Notre Dame receiver. The two were spotted at a Knicks preseason game where TMZ reported they were busy getting cozy all night. Further reports also suggest she’s the one who bagged him. Just two days later, we can all but confirm he’s […]

Sports Joseph Milord

This Soccer Player Just Scored One Of The Best Goals Of All Time (Video)

You’ve literally never seen anything like it. With one moment of insane brilliance, Tottenham winger Erik Lamela turned a seemingly uninteresting Europa League match into the most talked about event on Twitter yesterday. During the game against Asteras Tripoli, Lamela applied the Rabona skill (looping one’s stronger foot around the weaker to strike a ball in […]

Sports Julian Sonny

One Direction Proves They’re Bigger NFL Bandwagon Fans Than Drake

Take some notes, Drake. There’s a new group of younger, faster, stronger bandwagon fans poised to take America by storm. One Direction just announced their 2015 tour, which stretches over 15 NFL stadiums, and the band took these unique promo shots to get US fans excited. .@onedirection fans the wait is FINALLY over, Aug 2nd […]

Also On Elite

World

A Man Was Charged With Felony For Allegedly Making A Joke About Ebola

A Cleveland man has been charged with a felony after allegedly joking to a casino dealer that his ex-wife had Ebola. According to Cleveland.com, 60-year-old Emmanuel Smith told a card dealer at Horseshoe Casino last Wednesday that he was at the casino to avoid his ex-wife, who had recently come back from West Africa. He […]

World

WTF: Charging Your Phone While You’re Sleeping Might Make You Fat

Here’s a short list of things science says might make you fat: sitting, the Western diet, sleeping too much, sleeping too little and, the newest edition, charging smartphones. It’s probably not shocking to see the smartphone blamed for yet another one of our problems — science has already decided that it’s causing cancer and ruining […]

Politics

Why Voter ID Laws Are Actually A Good Thing

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official position of Elite Daily It seems nowadays as soon as somebody even mentions “voter ID laws,” a great deal of controversy ensues. The common objection seems to be something along the lines of, “Why should we […]

Envision

Daredevil’s Insane Video On Top Of A Smokestack Will Give You Vertigo

Freerunner James Kingston is renowned for his love of extreme views. In the past, he’s climbed cranes and backflipped off bridges. On a recent trip to Marktoberdorf, Germany, Kingston made the dangerous climb to the top of a factory smokestack. GoPro in hand, Kingston filmed the view. It’s an awe-inspiring 360-degree-view, made all more impressive by […]

Life

How Social Media Makes Us See Ourselves Through The Eyes Of Other People

If you’ve never heard of the likes-to-minutes ratio on Instagram, allow me to explain. Apparently, once you put a photo on Instagram, an invisible clock begins that tracks the amount of time that passes in relation to the amount of likes your picture gets. Obviously, a high likes-to-minutes ratio is ideal for the coolest of […]