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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 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 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...

Deron Williams, 8, does not want the Nets to wait for Dwight Howard before building a championship roster. (ABACAUSA.COM)
By Deshawn Jelani On Thursday, October 11th, 2012
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Deron Williams Says ‘Don’t Wait on Dwight’

Deron Williams, 8, does not want the Nets to wait for Dwight Howard before building a championship roster. (ABACAUSA.COM) The Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams tells general manager Billy King that the Nets More...

Brook Lopez stands on the new court at Barclays Center. Photo: Bebeto Matthews / AP
By Deshawn Jelani On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Can the Brooklyn Nets Win a Championship by 2015?

  Brook Lopez stands on the new court at Barclays Center. Photo: Bebeto Matthews / AP After participating in a ribbon-cutting event of the new Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn, Mikhail Prokhorov, majority More...

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By Deshawn Jelani On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
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Prokhorov’s Relationship with Williams Critical to Future of Franchise

Deron Williams will opt-out of his contract after this season. The Nets must sign him back or risk losing fans with the move to Brooklyn. At a news conference at the soon-to-be Nets home, Barclays Center in Brooklyn, More...

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By Darius Amos On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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Nets Now: Williams is the key name now

If you don’t take a step back to soak in everything during this NBA free agent frenzy, you probably would never know that your New Jersey Nets have been wheeling and dealing outside of the Dwight Howard sweepstakes. More...

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By Darius Amos On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Nets nightmare: Magic take Howard off trading block

Mikhail Prokhorov is in a bit of a panic, and it’s not because of next year’s presidential election in his native country. The Nets’ billionaire owner, who earlier this week announced his candidacy for next More...

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By Darius Amos On Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
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Same name, hopefully winning results for Nets in Brooklyn

With the move to Brooklyn roughly one year away, the Nets organization could have done a simple thing to help erase a history that, save a handful of overachieving seasons, has been close to an embarrassment. I’ll More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, January 20th, 2011
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Nets Owner Stands Up. Is It Too Late?

New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov had enough of the Carmelo Anthony trade talks. Last night, the Russian owner called off all talks. Prokhorov flew in yesterday and talked with reporters before last nights More...