Found December 06, 2012 on
It will be interesting to see what Deron Williams does when he claims he was misquoted.
Williams, the starting point guard for the Brooklyn Nets, has broken ground as an athlete by employing his own beat reporters to cover him for his website, deronwilliams.com, and create “a larger brand portfolio” for himself, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
So far, Williams is the only player with a personal beat writer at every game. In Williams’ case it is Devon Jeffreys, but several other bylines appear on the site. The feature story on the front page is titled “D-Will Puts Onus on Himself for Nets’ Next Step” and features seven quotes by Williams, all appearing in bold and italic font. (In fairness, this looks like a style point and not just vanity, as quotes by Jerry Stackhouse and Joe Johnson also are bolded and italicized.)
At first glance, this looks like good, old-fashioned narcissism. If anything, though, Williams and his representatives at Excel Sports Management wait...
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Deron Williams and Avery Johnson are sitting on an 11-6 record this year.credit: sbnation.com
There was a lot of hype surrounding the new-look Brooklyn Nets coming into this season. So far, so good, as they stand at 11-6, and look to be one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference.
A big part of this started when Deron Williams decided to stay with the Nets, even though he has...
The NBA has issued a $5,000 fine to Brooklyn Nets forward Gerald Wallace for flopping.
The fine was issued for Wallace’s second violation of the NBA’s new rules against the practice which encourages referees to issue fouls after a player over-exaggerates the impact of contact from another player.
Please Click Here To Read This Story & Watch A Video Of The Flop That Got Wallace Fined.
The above video is from Gerald Wallace's warning flop. There have been two players fined for flopping so far this season. Lucky for the 29 other teams in the league, the Nets have both of those players (Reggie Evans and Gerald Wallace). So Gerald will have to fork over $5,000 for his 2nd offense in this short season. Unfortunately, NBA doesn't allow you to embed videos...
Were a month into the NBA season and already 2 players have got fined for Flopping. The Latest is Brooklyn Nets forward Gerald Wallace. The 1st player to receive a fined by the NBA was Wallace’s teammate Reggie Evans. Like the Los Angeles Clippers are nicknamed Lob City maybe the Nets should be nicknamed Flop City.
He received the fine for launching himself back when LeBron James...
Brooklyn Nets guard Gerald Wallace became the second NBA player fined for flopping Wednesday when he was docked $5,000 by the league. Wallace was fined for trying to draw a foul from LeBron James during a game last Saturday against the Miami Heat. Wallace acted like was severely hit after he was bumped by James' right arm. Wallace previously was warned for flopping on a play...
Gerald Wallace has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for flopping.
Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Russell Westbrook had 25 points and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held off the Brooklyn Nets 117-111 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Serge Ibaka added 18 points and Thabo Sefolosha 14 for the Thunder, who revved up the NBA's No. 1 offense to surpass 100 points in a 10th straight game for the first time in 15 years...
The Brooklyn Nets managed to rebound nicely the two previous times they suffered back-to-back losses this season.
Again looking to avoid their first three-game skid, the Nets try to avenge an earlier defeat to the visiting Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
Brooklyn (11-6) ran off five straight victories each time following their first two sets of consecutive defeats. The second...
On his weekly interview with WEEI, Doc got into the chat that he and Rajon had last week after his beef with Kris Humphries.
Chris Forsberg writes:
“Rondo understands that we need him,” said Rivers. “And Rondo almost said the same thing. He said, ‘Coach, I didn’t go in there to have a fight. I went in there to push [Humphries] off Kevin [Garnett] and, the next thing you...
During Tuesday’s thriller between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Brooklyn Nets, OKC big man Serge Ibaka served up two facials on Brooklyn’s Andray Blatche and then on Jerry Stackhouse.
The commentating on the dunks is pretty fantastic too:
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