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Very quietly throughout the season, Andray Blatche has had something of a rebirth.
Often seen as a goofball in Washington's me-first locker room with Nick Young and JaVale McGee (it should be noted all three have thrived after leaving the Wizards organization and each other's company for more veteran teams), Blatche was among the high volume scorers on Washington's team that the organization felt it needed to shed to move forward with John Wall and Bradley Beal as centerpieces.
That led Washington to amnesty Andray Blatche and the remaining $23.4 million owed to him in the next three years. Blatche cleared amnesty waivers and signed a minimum contract with the Nets.
Blatche has had a strong year, averaging 10.2 points and 5.3 rebounds per game in 18.9 minutes per game. He is shooting 50.9 percent from the floor and has truly embraced a supporting role off the bench. He has been a great help for Brooklyn and is preparing to enter the Playoffs for the first time.
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#Nets now 32-0 when outscoring opponent this season — Nets PR Dept. (@Nets_PR) February 20, 2013 Sad news struck the Internet and anyone who actually enjoys witty, unique and amusing repartee on Twitter on Wednesday when it was reported that the Brooklyn Nets have silenced easily the best Twitter account representing a public relations department for an NBA team. Need proof? Name...
In March, Brooklyn Nets’ star point guard Deron Williams has simply been incredible, averaging 23.8 points and 7.3 assists in 9 games, shooting 49 percent from the field. This is a lot better than the numbers he had at the beginning of the season, when he battled high expectations from his new 100 million dollar contract, weight issues, injuries and a coach he didn’t seem to...
The Brooklyn Nets PR twitter page, which gave us such gems as below, is sadly no more.
#Nets now 32-0 when outscoring opponent this season
— Nets PR Dept. (@Nets_PR) February 20, 2013
According to The Brooklyn Game, the PR department has decided to "go in a different direction" with the account. Is that PR-speak for "everyone was making fun of us?"...
Last month, With Leather briefly celebrated the joy that was the Brooklyn Nets PR Twitter account, a fun oasis in an otherwise dry and arid NBA social media scene. That account was responsible for the epic deadpan you see in the header, and for other, totally asinine statistical gems like this:Sadly, that beautiful voice has been silenced.The Nets want a unified voice from their...
DALLAS (AP) -- Brook Lopez scored 38 points and Deron Williams had 31 in his first visit to Dallas since spurning his hometown team in free agency, leading the Brooklyn Nets past the Mavericks 113-96 on Wednesday night.
Williams scored 26 in the second half, repeatedly hitting shots and occasionally assisting on a basket by Lopez to prevent a Dallas rally in the fourth quarter....
Brook Lopez scored 38 points and Deron Williams had 31 in his first visit to Dallas since spurning his hometown team in free agency, leading the Brooklyn Nets past the Mavericks 113-96 on Wednesday night.
Williams scored 26 in the second half, repeatedly hitting shots and occasionally assisting on a basket by Lopez to prevent a Dallas rally in the fourth quarter.
First, let’s read what Kimmy said under oath, during a deposition for her never ending divorce proceedings to Kris Humphries.
Kim Kardashian secretly sat for her deposition Tuesday in L.A. … and she testified under oath that when she accepted Kris Humphries’ proposal of marriage and when she said “I do,” she really did love him.
As for the reality show … we’re told...
Kim Kardashian‘s divorce from Kris Humphries has been a long drawn out affair. Kim was secretly deposed on Tuesday in L.A. for 9 hours. During the depo, Kim testified under oath that when she accepted Kris Humphries‘ proposal of marriage and said “I do,” she really did love him.
Kris wants an annulment in an effort to prove that Kim defrauded him with the marriage and...
Returning to his home city of Dallas, Deron Williams had a massive game against the team he almost signed with this offseason with the owner (Mark Cuban) who desperately tried to reel him in watching in the crowd. Good day for Brooklyn
After a first quarter in which the Mavericks outscored the Nets 32-22, Brooklyn surged back in quarters two through four, returning...
Ugh, I really do miss when Vince Carter was on the Nets. Now he's facing his former team as a member of the Dallas Mavericks, who are the Nets' 2nd-opponent on their eight-game circus road trip
When: 8:00 pm; Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Where: American Airlines Center; Dallas, TX
TV: YES Network/ESPN
The Nets soldier on through their ridiculously...
Still looking to improve their playoff seeding, the Brooklyn Nets hope their recent road success will stay with them as they continue their lengthy trip.
The Dallas Mavericks are simply trying to keep their streak of consecutive postseason appearances alive, but time is running out.
After opening a season-high eight-game road trip with a win, the Nets try to avenge a home loss...