and "reassigned" GM Billy King. Assistant Tony Brown will serve as interim head coach. The Nets' one redeeming quality this season has been its ability to be really bad but not totally inept as their straight record sits 10-27 but also a very respectable 20-17 against the spread. They're currently +14.5 home underdogs to San Antonio tonight.
"It's clear from our current state of affairs that we need new leadership," owner Mikhail Prokhorov said in a statement. "With the right basketball management and coach in place, we are going to create a winning culture and identity and give Brooklyn a team that it can be proud of and enjoy watching."