P. J. Carlesimo

American basketball player and coach

Peter John "P. J." Carlesimo (born May 30, 1949) is an American basketball coach. Most recently he was the interim head coach of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets.[1]

P. J. Carlesimo

Carlesimo was born on May 30, 1949 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He is the son of college basketball coach and athletic director Peter A. Carlesimo.[2] Carlesimo studied at Fordham University. He is married and has two sons.


  1. "Struggling Nets fire head coach Johnson". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive. December 27, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
  2. PJ Carlesimo Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine. 2012-13 Brooklyn Nets media guide.