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Hello Brooklyn: Nets Ready For Season Of Lofty Expectations

The Nets made a splash this summer to set themselves up for a run at the NBA title.

After the franchise saw a renaissance to their identity last season with their much anticipated move to Brooklyn, the Nets organization emerged from the depths of mediocrity in the swamps of New Jersey into the marquee stage and bright lights of the Big Apple. In their first season in the borough, the Nets returned to the playoffs; a place they had More...

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By Stephen Trumpy On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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Nets To Share All-Star Hosting Duties with Knicks

The Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks have arguably the most hated rivalry in the NBA.  However, in 2015 the two teams will have to become friends when they will co-host the NBA’s biggest and brightest stars More...

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By Stephen Trumpy On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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Brooklyn’s D-Will Walking in D-Boot

(D. Clarke Evans/NBAE/Getty Images) Deron Williams, who is arguably one of the top point guards in the NBA, is in a walking boot after spraining his ankle during summer workouts in Utah. Williams was hampered with More...

By Matthew Hochberg On Saturday, July 13th, 2013
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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 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...