2016 Coaching/GM Search
"Markinson" is a name fans have given the Sean Marks - Kenny Atkinson era. Within that mash-up of names is a hope that the two can mesh and get the Nets out of the mess they're in. Ian Eagle tells a Celtics podcast he thinks it can work and well.
Cory Wright of the Nets staff wrote this weekend about Kenny Atkinson's family ... seven brothers, all of whom know the game and aren't afraid to let you know it. As Wright noted, "Eight boys divided by two bedrooms. And one basketball hoop."
It's hard for an event not to be a family affair when the person being introduced has seven brothers, a mother and assorted other relatives in the audience. That was the overwhelming sense of Monday's press conference to introduce Kenny Atkinson.
The Brooklyn Nets will introduce their new head coach, Kenny Atkinson, at a press conference on Monday, May 16 at 1:00 p.m., at HSS Training Center. The press conference will be televised live on the YES Network and streamed live on Nets platforms.
The Nets planned press conference for Kenny Atkinson will be delayed another couple of weeks at least after the Hawks eliminated the Celtics and moved on to play the Cavaliers. That's okay. It will give his resume a chance to grow even more.