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Nets Exercise Options On Mason Plumlee, Sergey Karasev

The Brooklyn Nets have exercised the third-year contract options on forward/center Mason Plumlee and guard/forward Sergey Karasev. Both players will remain under contract through at least the 2015-16 season. Selected out of Duke in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft (22nd overall), Plumlee was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team following his first season with Brooklyn. In...
Via RealGM
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: 99 problems and…….

If you’re a Brooklyn Nets fans I feel bad for ya son, cuz the Brooklyn Nets can 99 problems and the ownership is one. Not that there’s anything specifically wrong with Jay-Z’s leadership role in the franchise, it’s just that the team is already being blown apart. The people at the top might be giving up, and all that exorbitant amount of money that was spent went for nothing...
Via The Sports Bank
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers In Talks With Brooklyn Nets To Acquire Marquis Teague

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Philadelphia 76ers are discussing trading for Marquis Teague from the Brooklyn Nets. It’s not known what the Sixers are expected to give for the third year guard, but it’s not expected to be significant. Teague, the 29th pick in the 2012 NBA draft, would be on his third team if a deal is reached. The post Report: 76ers In Talks With Brooklyn...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Defeat Brooklyn Nets 100-86

Celtics vs Nets Wednesday night the Boston Celtics defeated the Brooklyn Nets by 14 points (100-86) in their preseason finale. Jared Sullinger scored 15 points and 17 rebounds for the Boston Celtics. Marcus Smart led the team with 16 points. Gerald Wallace added 12 to his team and Jeff Green scored 6 in the nine minutes that he played. For the Brooklyn Nets Mason Plumlee finished...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets Waive Willie Reed

The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on forward/center Willie Reed. Reed, who was signed to the Nets' training camp roster on September 25, 2014, posted averages of 4.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in two preseason contests.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

CelticsLife Atlantic Division Preview: The Brooklyn Nets

2013/14 record: 44-38Over the course of the week, members of the CelticsLife staff will take a look at what to expect from the Atlantic Division this coming season. Today, let's dive into the Brooklyn Nets Expected Starting Lineup & SummaryKevin GarnettBrook LopezAlan AndersonJoe JohnsonDeron WilliamsTruth be told, I own two pieces of Nets merchandise. And before you ask...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets coach is too polite to say why Kevin Garnett’s sidelined

Kevin Garnett’s ongoing bout with a stomach virus held him out of Monday’s 99-88 win over the 76ers at Barclays Center, and is going to keep him out of Wednesday’s preseason finale in Boston. Nets coach Lionel Hollins said before Monday’s game that Garnett — who has missed both practices and games since the team returned from China last week — will also miss the game...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Will Not Play Wednesday Against Celtics Due To Stomach Virus

Kevin Garnett won’t be facing the Boston Celtics until the regular season. The Brooklyn Nets center will not play in Wednesday’s preseason finale at TD Garden, according to the New York Post, as he continues to battle a stomach virus that also kept him out of Sunday’s game against his former team as well as Monday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Nets coach Lionel...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lower expectations, but Nets expect to contend

NEW YORK (AP) The payroll is lower and so are the expectations. The Brooklyn Nets were one of the biggest stories in basketball at this time last year, a team that had spent like never before and believed it had built a title contender. They didn't get close. Even after trading for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett a running up a bill that approached $200 million when combining...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Injury Update: Nerlens Noel missed game against Nets due to illness

The Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Brooklyn Nets on Monday by the score of 99-88. The loss dropped the 76ers to 2-5 on the preseason. Henry Sims and Tony Wroten lead the 76ers with 13 points each. The team was without Nerlens Noel for the third consecutive game due to illness. #487932075 / gettyimages.comOur own Riley Jones reported on October 16 that Noel, who missed practice...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd sensed Nets wanted to fire him

It is a rare event when a coach gets traded. Then again, Jason Kidd‘s one-year tenure in Brooklyn was anything but normal. Here was a coach fresh off of retirement taking over a veteran team with championship aspirations. The Nets, a team already boasting big expectations even if they were a bit undeserved and a bloated payroll, struggled at the beginning and faced injuries to...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Part Two: Brooklyn Nets season preview: Team projections

Previously I broke down the Nets Roster and analyzed their strengths and weaknesses. This is a continuation of that, previewing the upcoming season and what to expect from this team. This is part two of a three part analysis of the Brooklyn Nets’ upcoming season. You can read part one of the Nets’ season preview here: Brooklyn Nets season preview: Roster analysis The Nets...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Injury Update: Kevin Garnett misses practice, questionable for Sunday's game

The Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett did not participate in practice on Saturday and is doubtful for Sunday's game against his former team the Boston Celtics.Kevin GarnettGarnett did not attend practice because of a stomach problem, which is expected to keep him from playing in Sunday's match against the Celtics.Garnett also missed Friday's practice because of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA experiments with shorter 44 minute game on Sunday

Sunday's Celtics-Nets game will not be a normal pre-season game. Instead, it will be an experiment that Adam Silver and the rest of the NBA will closely be watching.According to USA Today, the league is using the game as a trial run for a 44-minute game (four 11 minute quarters as opposed to the normal four 12 minute quarters). Here are some details. The NBA will look how a...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Brooklyn Nets for sale?

The ownership groups of the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in “ongoing discussions” for a “combination of assets,” according to NetsDaily. Mikhail Prokhorov, majority owner of the Nets, would retain control of the team if the deal goes through with the Dodgers’ ownership group, Guggenheim Sports. Prokhorov would also be able to parlay some of his assets into...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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