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The Brooklyn Nets showed off their newest acquisition, C.J. Watson, to the media Tuesday morning at the team’s practice facility in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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The Brooklyn Nets officially announced the signing of guard C.J. Watson on Monday, a move that had been reported more than a week ago. Watson reportedly signed a two-year deal and will serve as a backup to Deron Williams at point guard. Watson played in 49 games, including 25 starts, for Chicago last season. He averaged 9.7 points and 4.1 assists.
Ah, the old age ‘Who’s the best point guard in the league’ debate is with us again and this time it’s not Rajon Rondo making bold predictions, but rather former Chicago Bull C.J. Watson declaring D-Will the best point guard in the game via the New York Post. “I always thought Deron was the best [...]
The Brooklyn Nets have signed rookie forward Tornike Shengelia.
General manager Billy King announced the signing Tuesday without releasing terms of the deal.
The Nets acquired the 6-foot-10 native of the Republic of Georgia from Philadelphia in exchange for cash considerations. He was selected in the second round (54th overall) of this year's draft.
Shengelia played last season...
In true New York fashion, the Brooklyn Nets have started a campaign to turn their team into celebrities just as much as they are basketball players. The Nets are introducing the “Core Four” to their new home in a “Hello Brooklyn” marketing campaign featuring Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez and Gerald Wallace.
Billboards will be going up all over the city and signs...
You can't go wrong at the Atlantis T...
Brooklyn Nets 24 million dollar man Kris Humphries has finally achieved job security…at least for the next two years — The soon to be divorced big man has been enjoying life since his signing. Hump hightailed it right to the Bahamas to celebrate his big contract. Check out Hump running into some Team Kris fans at the Atlantis. This...
The Brooklyn Nets have their marketing campaign in high gear, as they aim to make a huge splash in their new home, a state of the art facility, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Monday “ESPN.com” reported that the Nets, have rolled out the second phase of their introduction to their new fan-base, with a series of billboards that will be throughout the city. The campaign...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Brooklyn Nets has officially signed C.J. Watson.
Watson’s contract is not immediately known, as the terms were disclosed. However, there are indications that it is a one-year contract with a player option.
He was a member of the Chicago Bulls last season, where he played in 49 games. He also...
No matter what happens when the Brooklyn Nets take the court this fall, their home arena, The Barclays Center, is already set to cash in. American Express has struck a five-year deal with the Nets to become a founding partner. The deal is estimated to be worth more than $2 million annually. Check the details: [...]
C.J. Watson met with the media Tuesday to talk about his decision to join the Nets, playing alongside Deron Williams, his journey through Europe and the D-League and the importance of giving back to the community.
There's probably a joke in here somewhere about Mikhail Prokhorov, scopes, and AK47's but there's no way I'm putting that one together. The former owner of the Russian superpower CSKA Moscow usually gets what he wants, and in this case he wants fellow countrymen Andrei Kirilenko to join him in Brooklyn. The Russian baller spent ten years in the League, but as since...
I guess I can give them a break. I can understand the frustration that fans of the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets franchise have gone through for the past couple of years. Watching your favorite team go from back to back finals appearances, to trading away your icons, to the days of when Devin Harris was the team's best player. Yeah, those were some rough days.
Now here we...
The Brooklyn Nets will open the Barclays Center on opening night against the New York Knicks in a game to be shown on TNT.