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The Brooklyn Nets are interested in signing Jason Collins.
Collins became the first openly gay NBA player this offseason.
Collins, who has close ties with Jason Kidd and Lawrence Frank, would presumably sign for the veteran's minimum.
Collins played with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce with the Boston Celtics last season before being traded to the Washington Wizards. Garnett was frustrated when Collins was traded.
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Welcome BACK to D.C., Otto! Despite all the shock waves surrounding the NBA Draft this year, the Washington Wizards were still able to pull off the selection they had coveted all scout season long, grabbing the ex-Hoya with the number 3 overall pick. “They brought me there to help the organization win. And that’s what [...]
The Washington Wizards have signed No. 3 overall draft pick Otto Porter and second-round selection Glen Rice Jr.
Under the NBA's scale for rookie salaries, Porter was expected to sign a deal that could pay him up to $19.4 million over four seasons, with the first two seasons guaranteed.
Porter averaged 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds and was the Big East player of the year as...
While most other teams left the world stunned and confused on draft night with surprise selections, pick swaps and blockbuster trades, the Washington Wizards remained quietly idle in the middle of it all and eventually picked the player they had coveted for weeks. It couldn’t have been a wiser pick, either. The Wizards were certainly [...]
Pic by RHurstDesigns. Curious to see if Garnett goes back to his #21 (similar to Ray going back to #34 with the Heat) or if he sticks with #5. My guess is he sticks with 5. Really hard to see Paul Pierce in another jersey. I hate the system in the NBA where you have to suck and root for losses in order to rebuild.
ST. LOUIS -- His name is Brad Beal but you can call him Busy Beal for all he's done in the past year.
-- Selected No. 3 overall in the 2012 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards.
-- Became a millionaire after signing a contract that guarantees him 8.3 million over two years.
-- Averaged 13.9 points as the Wizards' starting shooting guard, made All-Star...
The Brooklyn Nets have people back on their bandwagon now after pulling off the blockbuster Kevin Garnett/Paul Pierce trade.
Former Knicks coach and current ABC analyst Jeff Van Gundy told a New York radio station that he thinks the Nets have the best starting five in basketball according to The New York Post.
Speaking in an interview on ESPN 98.7 FM Friday afternoon –...
The months, the weeks, and the days of counting down to the NBA Draft are over. As I’m writing this Draft time is just over 10 hours away. And for those next ten hours, for Wizards fans, a range of emotions and nervousness will be felt. Ernie Grunfeld’s first seven drafts as Washington GM are highlighted by players such as Andray Blatche, Javale McGee, and Nick Young. WOW! Don’t...
I will say this – when the Celtics blow **** up, they really blow **** up. According to the WojnoMan, Boston and Brooklyn are in discussions about a deal that would send Garnett and Pierce to New York in exchange for (wait for it) Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, something named Tomike Shengelia and three 1st round picks. I mean…what is it with teams trading valuable assets for...
Jeff Van Gundy analyzed the trade that will send Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn.
"I do think they're a championship-caliber team," Van Gundy said. "If they play well and remain healthy, which is always a challenge for an older team, I think they have the best starting unit talent in basketball."
Pierce and Garnett will presumably join Deron Williams...
The draft was effing crazy (and we’ll get into more on that, I promise), but the big news that reshaped the NBA landscape last night was the Boston Celtics deciding to gut their team…and do it in the most cruel and idiotic way possible, by sending their “beloved” stars to Brooklyn. Couple things: 1st, you couldnt get any more for these guys than Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace...
The pot got a bit richer for the Boston Celtics on Friday.
The Nets will be sending MarShon Brooks to the Celtics as part of the trade that has Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce being shipped to Brooklyn. There was some confusion over whether Brooks would or would not be involved in the deal, but Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News confirmed it.
Brooks will be replacing Reggie Evans...
The Celtics will reportedly receive three first-round picks (2014,’16, and ’18), Gerald Wallace and his eye-sore of a contract, Kris Joseph, Reggie Evans, Keith Bogans, and the expiring contract of one Kris Humphries. They will also have the right to trade first-round picks with Brooklyn in 2017 if the Nets have the higher pick.
The Nets in return will get the NBA’s version...
In what may be the best moment of the night, NBA Commissioner David Stern epically trolled the crowed at the Barclays Center. The crowd has been booing him all night, and prior to announcing the Washington Wizards pick at #3, Stern said “I can’t hear you.” Major props to Stern for acknowledging the booing and giving some back to the crowd.
As the Boston Celtics continue their plans to blow up the roster, and start a full-scale rebuild , new discussions have emerged with the Brooklyn Nets about a potential trade, according to RealGM.com : The Nets could trade Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Tornike Shenglia and three first round picks to the Celtics for Garnett [...]
I take back what I said. Maybe he won’t be thrown around in the pros. He might just get lucky and get a hug from Jason Collins.
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