Mikhail Prokhorov is thinking big, really big. The Record, Post, Yahoo! and Sports Illustrated report the Russian billionaire may try to hire the head of USA Basketball, Jerry Colangelo, to replace Rod Thorn, then use Colangelo to land Duke's Mike Krzyzewski as coach/GM. "I don’t think anyone really realizes what it’s going to mean to have him in this league," one high-ranking NBA official tells Yahoo!
- Source: Mike Krzyzewski expected to be candidate to coach Nets next season - Al Iannazzone - The Record
- Pitino on Coach K to the Nets - Adam Zagoria - Twitter
- From Russia, with love: Nets eye Coach K? - Adrian Wojnarowski - Yahoo!
- Coach K, Cal linked to Nets - Julian Garcia - New York Daily News
- Rick's not long for Louisville, but don't count on N.J. landing - Peter Vecsey - New York Post
- Sources: Coach's reps reached out to next owner - Fred Kerber - New York Post
- Surprises in store for top free-agents-to-be - Ian Thomsen - Sports Illustrated
- The Nets Are Going to Have an Interesting 2010 - Josh Alper - NBC New York
- Nets Targeting Duke’s Krzyzewski as Next Coach - Mason Levinson - Bloomberg