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Nets 2014-2015 Schedule Released; Jason Kidd Returns November 19

Today, at 6 P.M., the entire 2014-2015 Nets schedule, along with the rest of the NBA, was released on a special on NBATV.The Nets will be opening on October 29 in Boston, and will be hosting Oklahoma City on November 3 for their home opener. Both games will begin at 7:30 PM.Key games for this upcoming season include:The Nets will play the Knicks for the first metting between the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets to Open 2014-15 season in Boston; host Oklahoma City in Home Opener

The Brooklyn Nets will be opening up the 2014-2015 NBA season in Boston against the Celtics on Wednesday, October 29, according to NetsDaily. They will then play another road game (against Washington), then will host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, November 3 for their home opener.NetsDaily is also saying that the Nets will not play on Christmas Day nor New Years’ Day, as...
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Nets guard Markel Brown out 4-6 weeks with broken right hand

  Brooklyn Nets rookie Markel Brown has a broken bone in his right hand that will keep him from basketball activities for four to six weeks. The Nets said Brown was injured while working out Monday in Las Vegas and was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand. His hand was placed in a cast. Brown was drafted by Minnesota with the No. 44...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets rookie Brown out with broken right hand

NEW YORK (AP) Brooklyn Nets rookie Markel Brown has a broken bone in his right hand that will keep him from basketball activities for four to six weeks. The Nets said Brown was injured while working out Monday in Las Vegas and was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand. His hand was placed in a cast. Brown was drafted by Minnesota with...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Markel Brown Breaks Hand While Working Out

Brooklyn Nets guard Markel Brown has been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand. Brown, who was injured while working out in Las Vegas earlier on Monday, had his hand placed in a cast and will be held out of basketball activities for a period of 4-6 weeks. Brown, the 44th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, was acquired from the Minnesota...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins believes Kevin Garnett will be back in Brooklyn

If there's one thing you should know about Kevin Garnett, besides his phenomenal defense, intensity and All-NBA talent, it's that he says nothing during the offseason. Nothing at all.KG likes his privacy in the summer and it's hard to blame him. He's on stage for seven or eight straight months out of the year. Give the guy his downtime. Not to say you should feel...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee wants to start for Brooklyn Nets

Mason Plumlee has that confidence ... and now that he's not a rookie, he's more willing to talk about his goals. "Oh yeah," Plumlee replied this week when asked if he wanted to start. "What player doesn’t wanna start?" That would mean power forward, a position that Kevin Garnett held down last year and Mirza Teletovic has to have his eye on as well...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins OK with Nets playing for their nations

With five of the 15 players the Nets have under contract playing for their countries this summer, there are few teams around the league more impacted by international competition than Brooklyn. But even in the wake of Paul George’s devastating injury last week — which has rekindled debate about whether NBA players should be participating in international play — Nets coach...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Skeleton Found In Park Wearing Nets Hat

Kate Steciw came across a rather creepy discovery while jogging in Brooklyn’s prospect park yesterday. A skeleton, outfitted in trademark New York attire; white tee, sweatpants, complete with Brooklyn Nets cap, according to NBC New York. “I was trying to explain to them that it was a skeleton standing upright, dressed in clothes with objects around it,” Steciw said. Police...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins excited about the progress made by Deron Williams and Brook Lopez

The excitement in Lionel Hollins' voice was easily detectable, a sign of the healthy progress of his two key cogs. Deron Williams and Brook Lopez are coming off surgery, both apparently on track to be ready when training camp begins next month, and Hollins couldn't be more pleased. Lopez revealed earlier this week that he's received full clearance to play, and with Williams...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee Says He’s Not On Team USA Because Of Coach K

Mason Plumlee knows that the elephant in the room surrounding USA Basketball is his relationship with Team USA head coach, Mike Krzyzewski.   Plumlee is a former Duke Blue Devil who just happened to beat out some good big men for his spot on the World Cup roster.  The Nets versatile and ever improving big told the New York Post that he believes his talents warrant his selection...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Brooklyn Nets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Moves Made Resigned: Alan Anderson Signed: Bojan Bogdanovic Drafted: Markel Brown, Xavier Thames, Corey Jefferson Hired Lionel Hollins Traded Jason Kidd Traded For Sergey Karasev and Jarrett Jack Strongest: Hiring Lionel Hollins - They traded Jason Kidd for picks and hired...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Nets Trade Deron Williams?

Deron Williams, the guy the Nets inked to a max contract just two years ago, was a complete disaster in the 2013-2014 season. His per game averages took major dips, and the guy who was once thought to be the best point guard in the NBA was nowhere to be seen. His fan-base has dwindled as a lot of people have lost all faith in him as a franchise player. Things couldn't possibly...
Via Nets Take Over
24 days 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
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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