Found August 14, 2013 on HoopStuff:
Brooklyn Nets: Why the Nets had the NBA’s Best off Season By Mike Samuels: HoopStuff Writer Added: Coach Jason Kidd, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry, Andre Kirilenko, Andray Blatche, Shaun Livingston, Mason Plumlee Lost:  C.J. Watson, Jerry Stackhouse, Keith Bogans, D.J. White, Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, MarShon Brooks Analysis: The Brooklyn Nets made some pretty nifty moves during the offseason to make an already strong team even stronger and the Nets are now a legitimate threat in the East. Bringing in Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are major pieces that can help these Nets push for an NBA title. The trades, free agents, and the hiring of Jason Kidd as the head coach were all shrewd moves. The Nets have taken an already good team and strengthened its starters, bringing in two first ballot Hall of Famers in Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. They backed up their starters with solid players in veterans Andre Kirilenko, Jason Terry and a bevy of others and they now have a gre...
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