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It's a new era for the Nets, who are back in Brooklyn and ready to challenge for a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
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Deron Williams first said his reason for re-signing with the Brooklyn Nets was because GM Billy King convinced him that the franchise future was bright. Then Williams said he re-signed because the Nets traded for Joe Johnson. Now Williams says this week it was all about how Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban skipped the recruiting meeting with him to film the television show ...
Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams appears on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated and gets to show off his artistry with a basketball as well as a spray can of paint. Well, sort of.
When fans download the October 15 tablet issue of Sports Illustrated, they will see that the magazine's tablet cover is more than a static image. The enhanced video titled "Brooklyn...
Brooklyn Nets' guard MarShon Brooks will be out for 7-10 days due to tendinitis in his right foot. Brooks is currently wearing a walking boot and will be re-evaluated on the weekend. He is likely to miss the Nets first preseason game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Mike Mazzeo of ESPNNewYork.com quotes Coach Avery saying that the injury is not severe."We don't anticipate...
In the fourth season of NBA TV’s “The Association,” fans will get a look into the newly revamped and relocated Brooklyn Nets as they embark on the 2012-13 season with hopes to create a new identity and establish themselves as New York’s team.“The Association” is basically the NBA’s version of “Hard Knocks,” the HBO series that follows an NFL team throughout training...
CUBAN NO-SHOW CRISIS
Deron Williams was down to signing with the Mavericks or the Nets this summer but the fact that Mark Cuban did not show up for his meeting with Dallas swayed the free agent.
For a while it looked like Deron Williams could sign with the Mavericks this past offseason, but he wound up back with the Nets. Earlier this week, Deron explained that Mark Cuban’s absence from his free agent meeting with Dallas helped him choose to re-sign with Brooklyn. When asked about Williams’ comments, Cuban couldn’t resist responding with a little mind game.“I’m...
I’m not sure where Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson is going with this comparison, but I assume he wants a nasty defensive team, and a group that emphasized team in every aspect of the game. The New York Post is reporting that Johnson likens his new Nets roster to those of the late Bad [...][[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Deron Williams considered signing with the Mavericks, but ultimately re-signed with the Nets.
Mark Cuban was too busy on the Los Angeles set of his TV show "Shark Tank" to come to a July meeting with then-free agent Deron Williams in New York, costing the Dallas Mavericks any chance of landing him, according to the Brooklyn Nets point guard.Williams had two teams in mind when he become a free agent this summer his hometown Mavericks and his previous team, the Nets...
If youre the Brooklyn Nets, it could be worse. A lot worse.
No, you didnt land Dwight Howard -- and Howard made it pretty clear he wanted to play for your team. That couldve been a real downer.
But rather than sit around and sulk, the Nets did the next best thing: They moved from New Jersey to Brooklyn.
OK, thats a joke.
What really mattered was how the Nets approached the offseason...
Deron Williams grew impatient waiting for the Nets to acquire Dwight Howard.
There's a new contender in the Eastern Conference and it's the Nets, led by Deron Williams, who's now surrounded by quite a studly starting lineup.
The Dallas Mavericks were oh-so close to nabbing star free agent point guard Deron Williams this past off-season but were unable to get him to return to his hometown, as he instead chose to stay with the Brooklyn Nets.Williams said that owner Mark Cuban heavily affected his decision to stay with the Nets as the All-Star never really had a chance to really talk to him with the Cuban...