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Nets' Carlesimo savors his last shot

Fifteen years after Sprewell incident, Brooklyn's new coach eyes elusive title

Updated: January 11, 2013, 2:27 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- More than 15 years later, P.J. Carlesimo knows the question is coming. He is sitting in his office wearing a short-sleeve shirt and coach's shorts, sitting there in the middle of a this-is-your-life interview waiting to be asked about the incident he calls "the Spree thing."

The Latrell Sprewell thing, to be exact. Carlesimo has been around too long to believe the public's fascination with the assault of an NBA coach by an NBA player has ...

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