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Mitch McGary Blocks Dunk, Records 101 Rebounds In Summer League Game

It appears that Mitch McGary is getting closer to full health based on his play in the NBA Summer League games. Against the Brooklyn Nets he had a solid block on a dunk attempt and recorded 101 rebounds thanks to a serious bottom line graphic SNAFU. Mitch McGary just may lead the league in rebounding […] The post Mitch McGary Blocks Dunk, Records 101 Rebounds In Summer League Game...
Via Diehardsport
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce competes in the World Series Of Poker

NBA veteran Paul Pierce knows by now how to best spend an NBA offseason. Even though he’s in the middle of free agency, The Truth decided to kick back and participate in a $10,000 pot limit tournament in Omaha. Playin in WSOP today wish me luck pic.twitter.com/R08LsUgfhG — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) July 7, 2014 So how’d he do? And @paulpierce34 wins another pot in the $10K...
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 hours ago  |  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
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bojan Bogdanovic expected to leave Fenerbahçe Ülker for Brooklyn Nets

Media in Croatia, Bosnia and Turkey are all reporting that Bojan Bogdanovic, drafted by the Nets in 2011, has decided to leave Europe and join the Nets, signing as early as this week. The Nets have yet to confirm the signing. Among the reports is a tweet from Turkish sportscaster Ismail Senol, who covers Bogdanovic for Fenerbahce in Turkey. In a Turkish language tweet, Senor writes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers Trying To Pull Off Some Free Agency Magic

The Clippers are looking to trade for Paul Pierce who is a free agent however the Clippers are looking to do a sign and trade with the Nets for him. Doc Rivers and Pierce have a very close relationship every since their Boston days.Pierce showed he still has gas in the tank and is looking to make one last championship run, if the Clippers were to land him then they signed themselves...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets GM: Nets not interested in Pierce to Clippers trade

(therunnersports.com) There has been a lot of speculation lately as to where Paul Pierce will end up, as the Brooklyn Nets have watched everyone and their mother take off for greener pastures. The latest rumor was that the Nets were involved in trade talks with the LA Clippers to ship Paul Pierce out west to reunite him with his former head coach, Doc Rivers. Now, Nets GM Billy King...
Via New York Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers and Nets discussing Pierce trade

Paul Pierce’s reunion with Doc Rivers could actually be happening. According to ESPN LA’s Ramona Shelburne, the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers have discussed a possible sign-and-trade that would send Pierce to Los Angeles, reuniting him with his former coach in Boston. Clippers have engaged the Nets on S&T talks involving Paul Pierce. Story […]
Via Full Scale Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets, Lionel Hollins agree to deal

The Brooklyn Nets announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement in principle with Lionel Hollins to become the team’s next head coach. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Nets and Hollins have agreed on a four-year deal worth about $18 million. Nets announce they have agreement with Lionel Hollins. Four-year deal in the $18 million range is what the sides were discussing...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd denies rumors of attempted Brooklyn power play

Oh?
Via The Kevin Burke Project
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How many millions did the Nets lose last season?

The Brooklyn Nets have become the NBA’s big spenders. They have the largest payroll in the league at $102.8 million and a tax bill that was nearly that much. The Nets will remain a heavy taxpayer next year — without options, the Nets owe $85.9 million for next year’s roster — and there is very little relief in sight. Not helping matters is the dismal performance of Deron...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bucks and Nets agree to deal on Jason Kidd

It looks like Jason Kidd has successfully forced his way out of Brooklyn. Word broke that he had a failed power play in with Nets management where he wanted more power and a raise after seeing what Derek Fisher and Steve Kerr got in their deals yesterday. Shortly after that, the Bucks became the lead contender to get Jason Kidd to coach them when the Nets refused to budge. Now it...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson a potential Jason Kidd replacement?

With reports indicating that Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd could be on his way to Milwaukee, rumors about who would fill Kidd’s shoes in Brooklyn have already begun. One name that has been tossed around is former Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com, Jackson’s name has been discussed internally by the Nets as a possible...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets deny Jason Kidd promotion, allow him to talk with Bucks

Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd recently approached ownership about a promotion, reports the New York Post. In addition to his coaching duties, Kidd asked for a position overseeing the team’s basketball operations. The request is rare. Only Doc Rivers (Los Angeles Clippers) Gregg Popovich, (San Antonio Spurs) Stan Van Gundy (Detroit Pistons) and Flip Saunders (Minnesota Timberwolves...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd to interview with Bucks after failed power play

Photo Credit: Seth Wenig/AP After his first year as the Brooklyn Nets head coach, it is safe to say that Jason Kidd did as good of a job as you could expect. Apparently, Kidd isn’t satisfied with merely being the head coach, though. According to Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, Kidd approached Nets management demanding a position to run the teams basketball operations, which...
Via New York Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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