Nets won't retain P.J. Carlesimo

Updated: May 6, 2013, 12:08 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- P.J. Carlesimo is out. Let the Brooklyn Nets' coaching search begin.

And that search is expected to include a call to Phil Jackson.

The Nets announced Sunday that they would not be retaining Carlesimo, who went 35-19 during the regular season on an interim basis after replacing Avery Johnson but could not get his team past the first round of the playoffs.

"It was a difficult decision, and we talked about it, but looking at ...

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