Rick Pitino makes himself a candidate for Nets’ coaching job

Rick Pitino - photo by Antonelli/News
Rick Pitino - photo by Antonelli/News

As snow swirled outside the Meadowlands on Wednesday night when the Nets played the Bucks, talk about making overtures to the Nets about their coaching job circulated inside the arena.  Sources close to Pitino said that the coach has reached out to Nets brass in recent days, making himself a candidate for the job now held by GM and interim coach Kiki Vandeweghe, and due to open after their woeful season is completed in April. 

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