Here's the latest out of the Atlantic Division..
- Nets head coach Jason Kidd says prized offseason acquisition Kevin Garnett probably won't play in any back-to-backs this season, according to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News (via Twitter). Kidd added that he's already talked that plan over with the 37-year-old superstar (link).
- New 76ers head coach Brett Brown has decided to let assistants Michael Curry, Aaron McKie, and Jeff Capel go, writes Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. "I'm doing that for obvious reasons," said Brown. "I want to hire my own staff and have a clean start going in that direction. … I feel like it's important that I come in with my own staff and start fresh and try to rebuild." Curry was a candidate for the head coaching job after Collins resigned on April 18th.
- Keith Schlosser of Knicks Journal wonders if Gary Forbes could be this summer's Ronnie Brewer for the Knicks. New York will audition the 28-year-old veteran early next week.