Nets' Kidd was right to demote Frank

To take control of team, Brooklyn coach had no choice but to reassign assistant

Updated: December 4, 2013, 3:54 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Jason Kidd hasn't even coached 20 games in the NBA, and already he has had to make what will be one of the toughest decisions he will ever make as the Nets' head man.

On Tuesday, Kidd demoted lead assistant and former Nets head coach Lawrence Frank, citing "just different philosophies." Of course, Kidd and the Nets felt they needed Frank so badly that they signed him to a six-year, $6 million contract that included a position with the organization in the final two years ...

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