Carlesimo has Prokhorov's trust and a win in debut
Posted Dec 29, 2012 2:58 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Skiing in Canada is postponed. Mikhail Prokhorov's new agenda calls for lunch with his basketball coach.
Prokhorov can always reschedule his vacation. Fixing his team couldn't wait.
So the Brooklyn Nets owner fired Avery Johnson, made P.J. Carlesimo the team's interim coach, and put aside pleasure for business.