Found September 07, 2012 on
Coach Avery Johnson is making sure you pay attention to the quality of the team and not get blindsided by the star power behind it. Just because the Nets moved from Jersey to Brooklyn doesnt take away that you still have the same team, with only slight changes.
“Deron was a big key to the whole puzzle,’’ Avery Johnson said. “To be able to acquire some other talent through free agency or trades or re-signing some of our own guys, it’s pretty exciting for us. We’re not there yet. We’re not a championship team. We got a lot of work to do. But at the same time, we have a much better talent pool than we’ve had the last two years.
“We’re much more versatile than we’ve ever been. Right now, we look good on paper. Now we got to take it from looking good on paper and apply the work to go (forward).’’
The Eastern Conference Atlantic Division is going to produce some great games with the Celtics, Heat, 76ers, Knicks and the Nets, this season of the NBA is bound to be an exciting one. The compet
BEST OF MAXIM
It has been five years since the Nets made the playoffs, but they are in a position to vastly improve heading into the 2012-2013 season. In addition to playing in an exciting new environment in Brooklyn, the Nets managed to bring back their important pieces from last year in Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries. They also acquired Joe Johnson in a blockbuster...
TELLING IT LIKE IT IS
Despite all the hype surrounding the team's move to Brooklyn, Nets head coach Avery Johnson wants to make it clear the team has a long way to go before it is championship-caliber.
The Brooklyn Nets made three major moves this offseason to secure their future and welcome themselves to their new homes. They acquired Joe Johnson in a blockbuster trade and they re-signed Deron Williams and Brook Lopez in moves that solidified the core of this team for its new home city. That does not even mention what Gerald Wallace might still be able to bring.
Kris Humphries will start the upcoming NBA season in a new home and the Brooklyn Nets power forward is quickly adjusting to the team’s new digs. He covers the current edition of Page Six Magazine, dubbed ”The Fashion Issue.” In the featured piece titled “On the Rebound,” he discusses a range of topics including his impending divorce, searching for a new bachelor pad...
The Brooklyn Nets may have fumbled the Dwight Howard trade, but they did some off-season playmaking this summer. How did they measure up? Additions and Subtractions: Drafted Tyshawn Taylor, Tornike Shenglia, Ilkan Karaman; re-signed Deron Williams, Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, and Brook Lopez; signed Joe Johnson, C.J. Watson, Reggie Evans, Keith Bogans, Jerry Stackhouse [...]
Brooklyn Nets Sign Andray Blatche
The Brooklyn Nets have reached an agreement with former Washington Wizard forward Andray Blatche to a one year non-guaranteed contract. Blatche was released by the Wizards in July, as they used their amnesty on the troubled 26 year old.
The Nets will be happy to bring in Blatche without his last contract, as Blatche can be productive...
The Lakers have done it, so have the Celtics, even the Nuggets took a swing at it, and now it’s the Nets turn. NBA TV’s “The Association” will chronicle the re-emergence of the franchise as they take the 2012-2013 season to Brooklyn. There’s been no official announcement that the Nets are the featured team [...]
The Brooklyn Nets will be working out, free agent, Josh Childress next week. Childress has been playing in Europe for awhile now but would be a great fit for the Nets off the bench.
Marc J. Spears: Free agent F Andray Blatche has agreed in principle to a 1-year contract paying the minimum with the Brooklyn Nets, a source told Y! Sports
Although this is unguaranteed, I cant see him not making the team. This is a good pickup for BK. Im sure Avery Johnson will keep his head on his shoulders. Which i think is the most important thing for him. He's got talent...