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Andrei Kirilenko to the Brooklyn Nets

Free agent Andrei Kirilenko has reached a two-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets. After opting out of his $10 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this offseason, AK-47 is taking less money to come play Brooklyn. He will make $3.1 million in his first year with a player option for 2015. Nets multi-billionaire owner Mikhail Prokhorov More...

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By Jason Mast On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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The Nets Just Gambled, Big Time

Kevin Garnett (CelticLife.com) Mikhail Prokorov, Billy King, and Co. just went all in on the chance that a team featuring power and small forwards well past their prime, arguably the worst rebounding 7-footer in More...

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By Matthew Hochberg On Friday, June 28th, 2013
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THE NEW LOOK BROOKLYN NETS

In just a matter of a few hours last night, the Brooklyn Nets transformed themselves from an average team into an instant title contender.  The Nets and Boston Celtics agreed on a trade that will send future Hall More...

The Nets drafted Mason Plumlee with the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. (Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports)
By Matthew Hochberg On Friday, June 28th, 2013
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OVERLOOKED BY THE NETS

With the 22nd pick in the first-round last night, the Nets selected former Duke Blue Devil Mason Plumlee. The 6’10 power forward stayed all four years in Durham, North Carolina, averaging 17.1 points and 10.0 More...

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By Jason Mast On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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HIRING JASON KIDD AS HEAD COACH A RISKY MOVE FOR BROOKLYN NETS

Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Stop me if you’ve heard this story before; Star player retires and decides he’s cut out for another role in basketball. Perhaps he decides to coach a team, let’s just More...

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By Matthew Hochberg On Saturday, June 15th, 2013
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KIDD’S COMPETITIVE FIRE WILL TRANSFORM FROM PLAYER TO COACH IN BROOKLYN

The Brooklyn Nets hired Jason Kidd as their head coach on Wednesday, just ten days after he retired from the game as a player. He will be replacing interim coach P.J. Carlesimo, who was not retained after a first-round More...

Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw is reportedly on the Nets radar.  (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
By Matthew Hochberg On Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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BROOKLYN NETS COACHING SEARCH CONTINUES

Indiana Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw is reportedly on the Nets radar. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) The Brooklyn Nets, after firing interim coach P.J. Carlesimo the day after the Chicago Bulls bounced them from More...

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By Matthew Hochberg On Monday, May 27th, 2013
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BROOK LOPEZ SNUBBED FROM ALL-NBA TEAM

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez had one of his best seasons as a pro this past year, but was left off of all three All-NBA teams announced on Thursday. He received a total of 132 votes, including 7 first-place More...

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By Matthew Hochberg On Monday, May 13th, 2013
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NETS OFF-SEASON UPDATE

The Brooklyn Nets are in search for a coach. After a disappointing first-round playoff exit, the front office decided to fire interim coach P.J. Carlesimo. While the hunt for a head coach is on going, it may not More...

P.J. Carlesimo will not return as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets next season. (Corey Sipkin/ New York Daily News)
By Matthew Hochberg On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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NETS ELIMINATED, COACH FIRED. WHAT’S NEXT?

P.J. Carlesimo will not return as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets next season. (Corey Sipkin/ New York Daily News) After a crushing 99-93 lose to the Chicago Bulls in Game 7, the Nets’ inaugural season in Brooklyn More...