Originally posted on SNY Nets:

Moke Hamilton, SNYNets.com

NEW YORK — From NBA Hall of Famer Chris Mullin to all-time greats Mark Jackson and Bernard King, New York City’s borough of Brooklyn has produced its fair share of NBA talent over the years.

That’s something that Nets interim coach P.J. Carlesimo knows very well. Carlesimo coached on the collegiate level for 19 total years, spending time at New Hampshire college (1975) , Staten Island’s Wagner College (1976-1982) and former Big East powerhouse Seton Hall University (1982-1994).

Carlesimo remembers recruiting at some of Brooklyn’s high schools. “It’s always been a great borough, there’s always been players in Brooklyn,” he said before the Nets took on the Indiana Pacers on Jan. 13. “Forever, there’s been great players coming out of Brooklyn. I don’t ever remember a time when I wasn’t here recruiting both the CHSAA and the PSAL.”

Although high school powerhouses such as Bishop Loughlin and…

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