Found June 25, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
Even with the Brooklyn Nets being the NBA’s most improved team this past season, there has already been some major moves made by the team since they were bounced from the first round of the playoffs.  Head coach P.J. Carlesimo was not retained this off-season and the franchise instead will turn to the recently retired, former Net Jason Kidd to take over.  Jay-z also had to sell his stake in the team as he tries his hand at being a NBA player agent. As for the on-the-court product, with their crazy expensive core intact, the Brooklyn nets need to add some better role players to their bench if they are going to take another step forward in the Eastern Conference. Brooklyn Nets (49-33 last year) 2012-13 Season Summary: It is really no surprise that the Brooklyn Nets were the NBA’s most improved team this past season. Deron Williams and Brook Lopez were healthy for the entire year and the acquisition of Joe Johnson provided the Nets with a very solid trio of star caliber players.  Geral...

D-Will pushes Knicks kid in Instagram video

This is a good use of Instagram video by Brooklyn Nets Deron Williams. It was a bit of a flop by the kid.

Nets' Lopez has screw in right foot replaced

Nets center Brook Lopez has had the screw replaced in his surgically repaired right foot and is expected to resume basketball activities in August. The Nets say doctors noticed the screw had bent during Lopez's postseason physical, but that the All-Star center had no pain. General manager Billy King says Monday he is not concerned about Lopez's health. Lopez was limited...

Nets' Lopez has screw in foot replaced

Nets center Brook Lopez has had the screw replaced in his surgically repaired right foot and is expected to resume basketball activities in August. General manager Billy King insists he's not worried despite the latest issue relating to Lopez's foot, saying the All-Star center felt no discomfort and doctors were just being proactive. ''For me, I don't have any...

Reports suggest Wolves have interest in Nets' guard MarShon Brooks

MINNEAPOLIS -- If Flip Saunders used yesterday's pre-draft press conference to mislead any general managers or media out there, there's only half a bluff to call. And that's assuming Tuesday's reports of the Timberwolves' interest in trading for Brooklyn Nets shooting guard MarShon Brooks have any substance. According to the New York Daily News,Minnesota and...

Nets’ Brook Lopez undergoes foot surgery

The Brooklyn Nets announced yesterday that center Brook Lopez underwent surgery to replace a bent screw in his surgically-repaired right foot, according to Tim Bontemps of The New York Post. General manager Billy King told reporters that Lopez is expected to resume basketball-related activities in August.“In the x-rays they took [during Lopez’s postseason physical], they noticed...

Brook Lopez Has Foot Surgery To Replace Bent Screw

Nets center Brook Lopez underwent his third foot surgery recently, this time to replace a screw that had bent. Lopez will be able to resume basketball activities in August. According to Newsday: “During the course of Brook’s postseason physical, our doctors found that the screw in his surgically repaired right foot had bent,” GM Billy King said in a statement. “The screw...

Report: Nets Discussing Trade To Send MarShon Brooks To Timberwolves

According to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News, though nothing is imminent, the Brooklyn Nets have discussed a trade that would send third-year shooting guard, MarShon Brooks, to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Nets have been involved in discussions of a trade that would send MarShon Brooks to the Timberwolves, multiple sources told the Daily News. Minnesota has shown interest...

Nets, Wolves Discuss MarShon Brooks Trade

The Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota Timberwolves are discussing a trade involving MarShon Brooks, according to sources. The Nets need depth at point guard, while the Wolves have a surplus in JJ Barea and Luke Ridnour. The Wolves are targeting perimeter shooters on the wing. A proposal is on the table waiting for the approval of the Wolves.

Nets have first pick under Kidd at No. 22

Jason Kidd has never coached at any level. He has no known system, no video of a practice or game that provides any hints about what type of player would fit his style. So how are the Brooklyn Nets supposed to know who to draft for him? ''I don't think you worry about never seeing him coach. I think he understands what he wants as players,'' general manager...

Brooklyn Nets inquire about Kevin Garnett

According to the New York Daily News, Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King reached out to the Celtics about trying to acquire Kevin Garnett: Multiple sources told the Daily News that the Nets GM inquired about Kevin Garnett’s desire to join Deron Williams in Brooklyn, but King didn't get an answer while uncertainty surrounds the Celtics. Garnett, 37, has a no-trade clause in his...

Report: Nets Interested In Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett may or may not become available, but the Brooklyn Nets have gotten a head start and are reportedly interested in the 15x All-Star. With Rivers’ departure from the Celtics, the future of Garnett and Paul Pierce becomes uncertain, especially since KG would have waived his no-trade clause to join Rivers in LA if the NBA had not blocked the proposed deal. According to...

Brooklyn Nets start the Garnett courtship parade

  With Doc Rivers off to Los Angeles and the Celtics now staring a rebuild square in the pupils, the NBA’s vultures are starting to land and pick at the Boston’s former championship carcass. Knowing full well that Kevin Garnett’s loyalty to Boston may be eroding now, teams are going to start inquiring about KG’s openness for a move.  First up, the Brooklyn Nets. A future...
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