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  1. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News: "The Lawrence Frank era at The Palace is slated to begin Wednesday. Frank will be formally introduced as the next Detroit Pistons coach during a noon news conference at The Palace practice facility. He agreed to ...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  2. Justin Bieber plays basketball

    Henry Abbott

    Justin Bieber took the court in the All-Star celebrity game, and he was not the best player on the court -- he missed eight of his eleven shots, had some frustration fouls and was a liability on defense. He wasn't the biggest, either. But thanks to f...

    Blog | February 19, 2011
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Steve Politi of The Star-Ledger: "Firing Lawrence Frank now is like throwing the captain of the Titanic overboard after it hit the iceberg. Why bother? To borrow the famous quote from Micheal Ray Richardson, the ship be sinking anyway. The Nets kept ...

    Blog | November 30, 2009
  4. Whack Jobs: Wacky history of Nets coach firings

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan The New Jersey Nets are scheduled to have a breakfast meeting at 11 a.m. PT on Sunday in Los Angeles. Bacon, sausage and ham will be joined by one other piece of dead meat: Lawrence Frank. All signs pointed Sunday to the im...

    Blog | November 29, 2009
  5. Gallows humor from Lawrence Frank as Nets again go for 1st W

    Henry Abbott

    By Chris Sheridan I want to hurry and get this post up before tipoff, because there's no telling if Lawrence Frank will even make it to halftime before getting fired by the New Jersey Nets. Sorry, poor attempt at humor -- and it especially pale...

    Blog | November 21, 2009
  6. Ryan Anderson Trades Up

    Henry Abbott

    In his final installment from Orlando, The Salt Lake Tribune's Ross Siler checks in with the forgotten man in the big Magic-Nets trade: As traumatic as the first trade of a young player's career is said to be, Ryan Anderson appears to be gr...

    Blog | July 11, 2009
  7. The Delaware River Co-op

    Henry Abbott

    The Salt Lake Tribune's Ross Siler has this dispatch from the Orlando Pro Summer League, where the Sixers and Nets are strange bedfellows: The union became official at halftime of Monday's summer-league opener at the RDV Sportsplex, whe...

    Blog | July 07, 2009
  8. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Former Pistons coach Chuck Daly is drawing up plays from his hospital bed for Jay Wright to run for Villanova in the Final Four. Bad break for a good Sixers team:"[Thaddeus] Young sprained his ankle in Tuesday's 9...

    Blog | April 02, 2009
  9. A Conversation with Paul Hewitt

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Georgia Tech head basketball coach Paul Hewitt has experienced the full gamut of coaching ups and downs. In 2004, he led the Yellow Jackets to the NCAA title game. He's also suffered some brutal seasons in the un...

    Blog | January 02, 2009
  10. Scrambling the Offense

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Vinny del Negro as Mike D'Antoni? Reggie Theus running the triangle in Sacramento? Lawrence Frank the new master of drive-and-kick? Welcome to the parallel reality that is the 2008-09 NBA season. Anth...

    Blog | November 05, 2008
  11. Can Your Team's Coach Dunk?

    Henry Abbott

    Michael Curry can. I wouldn't bet against Reggie Theus. Marc Iavaroni wouldn't have to jump that far. Terry Porter looks pretty spry. I want to know which NBA head coaches can dunk. Some, I am certain, can not. Larry Brown, Lawrence Frank, Stan Van G...

    Blog | October 22, 2008
  12. Love at First Practice: Lawrence Frank and Devin Harris

    Henry Abbott

    The Newark Star-Ledger's Dave D'Alessandro reports on Devin Harris' first practice in New Jersey. Harris is coming off an ankle injury and is said to have looked good playing full-contact basketball. One teammate said he was like the Tasmanian Devil....

    Blog | February 27, 2008
  13. Lawrence Frank--Born to Coach

    Henry Abbott

    Yes, the story was in yesterday's paper, but it's still a goodie. One of my pet peeves is the notion that you have to have played in the NBA to be a good NBA coach. I know that current players might have a predisposition to want to listen to f...

    Blog | October 20, 2006
  14. Nets Daily Translates Great Nenad Krstic Interview

    Henry Abbott

    He sounds like he might not play in the World Championships, he thinks Jason Kidd is an incredible player and man, and he raves about Lawrence Frank. He also has some very negative things to say about his former club, Vlade Divac's Partizan Belgrade....

    Blog | June 06, 2006
  15. What's Next for the Nets?

    Henry Abbott

    Dave D'Alessandro says that they probably won't throw Nenad Krstic into a package to pry Kevin Garnett from Minnesota, so they'll probably be left reconstructing the bench--hopefully this time with players that Lawrence Frank will actually play. And ...

    Blog | May 17, 2006
  16. You Should Buy Sports Illustrated This Week

    Henry Abbott

    Evidence, from Steve Rushin, the Nets Coach Lawrence Frank doesn't get out much: "Three years ago Frank was laughing out loud at the in-flight entertainment on an airplane. 'You have to see this,' he told Susan, who sighed in disbelief. 'That's ...

    Blog | April 21, 2006