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Nets: The long arms of Andrei Kirilenko will be needed in Game 4

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(Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images) It’s getting to that point in the series where familiarity becomes prominent.  As a result, you’ll see a lot of back talk and “chippiness.”  The Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat have plenty of players who have battled in playoff series’ together as teammates and foes.  Monday night’s game becomes the More...

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By Sean Flattery On Sunday, May 4th, 2014
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Paul Pierce Needs to Show Fans Again Why He’s Here

“That’s why they got me here” is the quote fans saw mouthed via replay after Paul Pierce made one of his clutch shots in the series opener.  Well, it’s almost time for Game 7 and fans would love more of More...

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
By John Pavia On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Commissioner Adam Silver Bans Donald Sterling for Life, NBA Owners React

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Well, I don’t think a much stiffer test can be presented to a newly recognized commissioner of a sport than the one Adam Silver faced this past weekend. The More...

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By Sean Flattery On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Nets Return Home With a Split, Game Plan Still Intact

(Image via NBA.com) Last night’s 100-95 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 was enigmatic for the Brooklyn Nets.   The Nets lost the battle of the boards 52-30; including 19 offensive rebounds yet still had More...

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By Sean Flattery On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Playoff Preview: Lowry and DeRozan Should be the Focus of Nets Defense

The Nets and Raptors start their best of seven series Saturday afternoon at 12:30 in Toronto’s Air Canada Centre.  Toronto is coming off of a franchise record, a 48 win season, and looking to win their first More...

Mason Plumlee has become a force in his rookie season for the Nets. (Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports)
By Sean Flattery On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Mason Plumlee Has Made His Presence Known As Nets Season Progressed

Mason Plumlee has become a force in his rookie season for the Nets. (Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports) The Brooklyn Nets made many roster upgrades before this season, most notably acquiring Paul Pierce and Kevin More...

Mason Plumlee blocks a game-winning dunk attempt by Lebron James.
By Sean Flattery On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Denied: Nets Complete Season Sweep of Miami Heat

Mason Plumlee blocks a game-winning dunk attempt by Lebron James. Mason Plumlee’s block of Lebron James’ buzzer-beating dunk attempt capped off a 53 percent shooting night and an 88-87 victory over the More...

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By Sean Flattery On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Nets Need to Keep Pushing for that Higher Seed

After the win at home against Houston on Tuesday, the Nets home streak reached a remarkable 14.  With only eight games left in the season, the Nets currently find themselves as the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference.  More...

Andrei Kirilenko (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
By Steven Simineri On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Brooklyn Nets Defined By Their Depth

Andrei Kirilenko (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) 82,403,823 is the number of millions of dollars that the Brooklyn Nets opening night starting five will collect this season — which is more than the entire payroll More...

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By Craig Raulli On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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The Battle for the New York Hardwood

New York City is an iconic sports town, a huge market for professionally athletes to make money, tons of history and historic players in the four major sports. Each team in their respective sport has battled with More...