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Kevin Garnett hangs out at the US Open, still hasn't told Nets if he's coming back

Kevin Garnett and his wife at the US Open, ESPN disses Brooklyn Nets pic.twitter.com/xBFJHXF7dd— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) September 5, 2014So Kevin Garnett is actually in New York, huh?  I'd just assumed he must be off on a deserted island somewhere kicking back on the beach with no cell phone service.  Here's a quick KG news update timeline:May 27 - Tim Bontemps of the New...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams says he doesn’t feel ‘like a New Yorker': Report

Deron Williams knows he has sometimes looked out of place as a Brooklyn Net on the court but, also admits to having a hard time making the adjustment from being raised in The Big D to living in The Big Apple as well.The Nets point guard, who was raised in Dallas, explained the difficulties of living in New York City with four kids in a recent interview with Resident Magazine —...
Via The Other Paper
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Deron Williams Complains About Living in New York

Deron Williams has risen from the dead. After not being heard from for months following the Nets 2nd-round elimination at the hands of the Heat, Williams spoke out in an interview with Resident Magazine and complained about what it’s like to live in New York: “I’m not going to lie. I don’t really feel so much like a New Yorker. I grew up in an apartment in Texas where you...
Via Standing O Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

FIBA World Cup Studs From Day 5 J.J. Barea And Andray Blatche

As Team USA and Spain rolled to their fourth consecutive wins, Wednesday’s biggest studs were found in a battle between Puerto Rico and the Philippines as the Timberwolves J.J. Barea and Nets free agent Andray Blatche fought to keep their team’s slim hopes of advancing beyond group play alive for another day.
Via Pro Bball Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams not to fond of being in New York

Deron Williams not a fan of New York? Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams may play in New York, but the former Utah Jazz star expressed his displeasure with having to live with the day-to-day struggle that is the Big Apple. Williams was on this month’s cover of Resident Magazine, and talked about his adjustments to New York in a feature done by Rory Winston. D-Will used words...
Via Pass The Pill
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams Says He Doesn’t Really Feel Like a New Yorker

Foot, meet mouth. After averaging just 14 points and 6 assists per game last season, Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams probably isn’t in the good graces of Nets fans everywhere. After signing a max-deal with the team a few summers back, Williams has greatly under-performed, to the point that his contract is one of the worst in the league. You can’t really blame Nets fans for...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Analyzing Kevin Garnett’s Potential Return

Kevin Garnett–The Big Ticket; MVP; future Hall of Famer–whatever you choose to call the 38-year-old, 15-time NBA All-Star, it cannot fully encapsulate how Garnett influenced the game of basketball. Garnett is currently contemplating retirement after his first season in Brooklyn, which saw the forward/center play a near career-worst 54 games because of a lingering back […] Brooklyn...
Via NBA Draft Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Best Players By Position Of The Modern Era

Editor’s Note: The modern era of the NBA is generally accepted to have begun with the 1979-80 season, the advent of the 3-point line in the NBA. The lists to follow—one for each of the NBA’s 30 teams—will only consider seasons since 1979-80. We continue the series today with the best of the New Jersey/Brooklyn […] Brooklyn Nets: Best Players By Position Of The Modern Era...
Via NBA Draft Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Outlook On The Preseason

The Brooklyn Nets open their 2014-2015 season on Oct. 7 with six preseason games, including three home games and two that are played in China. The Nets open their preseason against 2014 Euroleague champions Maccabi Tel Aviv in Brooklyn, then proceed to China where they will play the Sacramento Kings in Shanghai and Beijing. Brooklyn returns […] Brooklyn Nets: Outlook On The Preseason...
Via NBA Draft Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez: “I’m Going To Be Better Than I’ve Ever Been”

Brook Lopez is lighter after losing weight, and appears to be pain free after missing most of last season with a broken foot. In an interview with reporters at the Nets‘ first Southhampton Summer Camp, Lopez vowed to return better than he’s ever been before.  “Like I said before, I’m not looking for any restrictions,” Lopez told ESPN New York and Newsday Friday. ...
Via Thacover2
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets acquire Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev from Cavaliers

Amidst the free agency chaos currently taking the NBA by storm the Brooklyn Nets get a nice little pick up in Jarrett Jack in a three-team trade involving the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics. The trade sent Brooklyn’s Marcus Thornton to Boston along with the draft rights to Ilkan Karaman, Christian Drejer and Edin Bavcic to Cleveland. The Celtics come out of the trade...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jogger stumbles upon skeleton wearing Nets hat in NY park

No, really. What the hell is this. Kate Steciw was going out for a jog at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on Wednesday when she came across a scene that would be absolutely terrifying in a horror movie and only slightly less eerie outside of one. There, standing up on a display behind a fence, was what looks like a human skeleton. Standing Up. Clothed. With a Brooklyn Nets’ hat on its...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets have killed off their ridiculous mascot

The Brooklyn Nets committed something of a mercy killing on Wednesday when the team announced that its much-maligned, completely ridiculous and absurdly cheesy mascot, BrooklyKnight, will not be returning next season. Grantland’s Zach Lowe was the first to break the sobering — but welcome — news on Twitter. Actual news: Nets have informed their mascot […] The post The BrooklyKnight...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett slapped with lawsuit by neighbor

So much for good neighborly relations.According to TMZ Sports, Kevin Garnett is being sued by his Malibu neighbor for allegedly undergoing an illegal renovation on his $9.5 million mansion, which blocks the neighbor's view of the Pacific Ocean, among other things.The suit states that Garnett never obtained the correct building permits when he began the remodeling endeavor in...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers, Nets discussing Paul Pierce sign-and-trade

The Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets are discussing a sign-and-trade that would reunite small forward Paul Pierce with Doc Rivers, reports Ramona Shelburne and Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN.com. And while the Clippers could simply sign Pierce as a free agent using their midlevel exception at $5.3 million, they are interested in pursuing sign-and-trade scenarios that would allow...
Via Sports-Glory
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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