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Brooklyn hires Jason Kidd as coach

Brooklyn hires Jason Kidd as coach

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- The Brooklyn Nets announced Wednesday they have hired recently retired 10-time all-star Jason Kidd to coach the team.

Brooklyn Nets interim Coach P.J. Carlesimo not invited back

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- Brooklyn Nets interim head Coach P.J. Carlesimo won't be invited back, General Manager Billy King announced Sunday.

NBA: Brooklyn 113, Sacramento 93

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Brooklyn's Brook Lopez fired in 18 points and the Nets stayed hot under interim Coach P.J. Carlesimo with a 113-93 victory over Sacramento.

NBA: Brooklyn 115, Washington 113 (2OT)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson hit a jump shot with seven-tenths of a second remaining in the second overtime Friday, lifting Brooklyn to a 115-113 win over Washington.

NBA: San Antonio 104, Brooklyn 73

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Tony Parker went 9-of-13 from the field en route to 20 points Monday and the San Antonio Spurs used a huge third quarter to pound Brooklyn 104-73.

NBA: Brooklyn 103, Cleveland 100

NEW YORK, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Brook Lopez scored 35 points Saturday and Brooklyn improved to 2-0 under interim Coach P.J. Carlesimo with a 103-100 decision over Cleveland.

NBA: Brooklyn 97, Charlotte 81

NEW YORK, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Brook Lopez ignited Brooklyn to a quick start Friday and the Nets responded to their coaching change with a 97-81 victory over Charlotte.

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Report: Payton agrees to deal with Saints ... Virginia Tech downs Rutgers in OT ... Wizards record rare victory ... Brooklyn hands Charlotte 17th straight loss ... Sports news from United Press International.

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Sanchez back at Jets starting quarterback … NFL calls off Richard Sherman suspension … Southern Cal's Barkley out for Sun Bowl … Nets fire Coach Avery Johnson … Sports news from United Press International.
Nets fire Coach Avery Johnson

Nets fire Coach Avery Johnson

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Avery Johnson was fired Thursday as coach of the Brooklyn Nets, team officials said.

NBA: Washington 108, New Jersey 89

NEWARK, N.J., March 21 (UPI) -- Nene scored 22 points with 10 rebounds in his Washington debut Wednesday, bringing the Wizards a rare win with a 108-89 triumph over New Jersey.
Nets' Brooks out with broken toe

Nets' Brooks out with broken toe

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Rookie New Jersey swingman MarShon Brooks, just back from an Achilles injury, is out indefinitely with a broken toe, Coach Avery Johnson said Monday.
Avery Johnson accepts Nets coaching job

Avery Johnson accepts Nets coaching job

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Former Dallas Mavericks Coach Avery Johnson said Wednesday he has accepted the job of leading the lowly New Jersey Nets.

NBA: Houston 112, Dallas 102

DALLAS, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Ron Artest scored 10 of his 29 points in the fourth period Thursday, helping the Houston Rockets pull away for a 112-102 victory over Dallas.

Carlisle new Dallas Mavericks head coach

DALLAS, May 10 (UPI) -- Rick Carlisle was announced Saturday as the new head coach of the Dallas Mavericks.

Report: Carlisle to sign four-year deal

DALLAS, May 9 (UPI) -- Rick Carlisle reportedly came to terms Friday on a four-year contract to coach the Dallas Mavericks.
Mavericks fire head coach Avery Johnson

Mavericks fire head coach Avery Johnson

DALLAS, April 30 (UPI) -- Avery Johnson was fired Wednesday as coach of the Dallas Mavericks, one day after the team was eliminated from the NBA playoffs.

Mavericks' Avery fined $25,000 for abuse

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Dallas Mavericks Coach Avery Johnson was fined $25,000 by the NBA Monday for his actions during a loss to the Indiana Pacers Friday.

Nowitzki expected to be named NBA MVP

DALLAS, May 14 (UPI) -- The Dallas Mavericks have called a news conference for noon Tuesday, when it's expected forward Dirk Nowitzki will be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player.

Raptors' Mitchell is NBA Coach of the Year

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Toronto Coach Sam Mitchell, who led the Raptors to a league-best 20-game improvement this past season, was voted the NBA Coach of the Year. Mitchell was listed first on 49 of the 128 votes cast by sportswriters and broadcasters across the United States an

NBA: Dallas 89, Denver 85

DENVER, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Josh Howard had 28 points and a game-high 17 rebounds Sunday night, as the Dallas Mavericks beat Denver, 89-85.

Mavericks sign top pick Maurice Ager

DALLAS, July 2 (UPI) -- Shooting guard Maurice Ager, a first-round draft pick last week, has signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks.

NBA suspends Mbenga for six games

NEW YORK, June 2 (UPI) -- Dallas center D.J. Mbenga has been suspended by the NBA for six games after going into the stands in Tuesday's playoff game against Phoenix. Mbenga, who was inactive for Game Four and was on the Mavericks' bench in street clothes, went into the stands to

NBA All-Star weekend tips off

HOUSTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The 2006 NBA All-Star weekend in Houston tips off with the McDonald's NBA All-Star Celebrity Game and culminates Sunday with the NBA All-Star game.

Report: Dallas' Shawn Bradley to retire

BRISTOL, Conn., June 23 (UPI) -- Dallas Mavericks center Shawn Bradley is set to retire after 12 NBA seasons.
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