When he announced his retirement last week, NBA and Cal star guard Jason Kidd said he’d like to become a head coach. He plans to talk to the Brooklyn Nets this week about replacing coach P.J. Carlesimo. Can a player transition to a head coaching job that quickly?
The Nets are continuing to search for their next head coach, and it’s no secret that owner Mikhail Prokhorov likes big names. Cue Larry Brown, the current head men’s basketball coach at Southern Methodist University.