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P.J. Carlesimo talks being fired by Nets (VIDEO)

Chicago Bulls v Brooklyn Nets - Game Seven

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Head coach P.J. Carlesimo of the Brooklyn Nets talks with players Reggie Evans #30,Deron Williams #8,Gerald Wallace #45 and Brook Lopez #11 during a time out in the second half against the Chicago Bulls in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs on May 4, 2013 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Chicago Bulls defeated the Brooklyn Nets 99-93. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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P.J. Carlesimo was up front with Dan Patrick — if the Nets had beaten the Bulls in Game 7 it would not have changed his fate, just the timing. The Nets were going to let P.J. Carlesimo go at the end of this season either way. They want to go a new direction.

The Nets, under Avery Johnson then Carlesimo, were predictable. They lacked much variety in their offense and given time in the film room to pick them apart Thibodeau did. Since they are largely locked into this roster — it’s going to be difficult to make a good trade unless someone wants the Gerald Wallace or Joe Johnson contracts — switching coaching styles is key. They need to get more out of what they have.

Carlesimo talks about Game 7. He talks about their struggles to cover Marco Belinelli and Nate Robinson.