Quickly moving on from the
The Nets may have upgraded with the move, bringing in a more established and respected coach who guided the
Hollins had been a candidate for the
The Nets needed a new coach after Kidd tried to pressure the franchise into giving him a front-office position that would usurp the power of General Manager Billy King. Ownership balked at the idea and promptly traded Kidd to the
Brooklyn made it to the Eastern Conference semifinals in Kidd's one season, a success considering the team's 10-21 start but a disappointment taking into account its NBA-high $102.6-million payroll.
The Nets have