PJ Carlesimo Rumors

Officially, Lopez has played for Nets coaches Lawrence Frank, Avery Johnson, Lionel Hollins and Kidd, as well as interim coaches Tom Barrise, Kiki Vandeweghe, P.J. Carlesimo and Tony Brown. Asked recently to go through his mental Rolodex of coaches, Lopez struggled. “L-Frank,” he began, attempting to name them sequentially. “T.B., Kiki, Avery, J-Kidd… No?”
“You work so hard and you are right there. I still think about it. … Getting a championship is something you dream about as a kid. To get so close, you never get over it.” That said, Sprewell affirmed he had “no regrets” about an NBA career that included choking then-Warriors coach P.J. Carlesimo and breaking his hand in an offseason incident prior to his final season with the Knicks.