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MarShon Brooks is at full strength.
MarShon Brooks keeps getting better. The New Jersey Nets lost tonight (108-91 to the Orlando Magic), but the rookie guard led the Nets with 24 points (10-15 FG), four 3-pointers, five rebounds, two assists, two steals and a turnover.
Avery Johnson let Brooks play 40 minutes, so he's likely fully healed from his toe injury. He's owned in more than 90 percent of ESPN leagues. Somehow, he's only owned in 56 percent of Yahoo leagues. If he's on the wire, grab him.
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In his latest column, Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannixr writes that New Jersey Nets general manager Billy King is working to put together "possible three- and four-team trade
scenarios to pitch when [Orlando Magic GM Otis] Smith is ready to talk." Those discussions likely won't take place until after this weekend's All-Star break since it's in Orlando...
So far as I know he’s the only, but that still makes him the best.
I think we can safely say that after watching Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov try his hand at rapping, or something approximating rap, it’s no big surprise that the Russian rap scene never really took off. I don’t know what is more evident while he’s dropping his rhymes—his whiteness or his Russian...
New Jersey Nets forward Kris Humphries will miss Wednesday's game against the Orlando Magic because of a strained left calf.The Nets don't play again until Feb. 28 when they travel to Dallas after the All-Star Game.The 27-year-old is averaging 13.6 points 10.5 rebounds in 32 games for New Jersey this season.
MOSCOW — Just over a week before Russia’s presidential election, billionaire candidate Mikhail Prokhorov’s rapping skills have made him an Internet star.
Prokhorov, who shares ownership of the New Jersey Nets basketball team with U.S. rapper Jay-Z, took to the microphone on a Russian television show two weeks...
I spoke late last week with New Jersey Nets guard and former Georgia Tech star Anthony Morrow, primarily about his selection to the 3-point contest at the NBA All-Star game this weekend in Orlando. You may know that Morrow was undrafted out of Tech and made the Golden State Warriors roster in 2008 as a rookie free agent. He scored 37 points in his first start – the most...
NETS F Shawne Williams will undergo surgery on February 22 to remove a bone fragment from his left foot, Nets GM Billy King announced. The surgery will be performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan by foot specialist Dr. Martin O'Malley.
Visitors to the Nets’ website yesterday were greeted with a picture of Deron Williams and Dwight Howard.
The image of the two superstars was being used to promote tonight’s game, the only time the Magic will play at Prudential Center this season and the Nets’ final game before the...
At least one person wasn’t booing Kris Humphries at the Garden on Monday night.
Humphries, in an appearance on ESPN Radio yesterday, said he and Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin ran into each other following the Nets’ 100-92 win, and Lin told him the Garden crowd was overly hostile...
New Jersey Nets forward Shawne Williams will undergo surgery on February 22 to remove a bone fragment from his left foot.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Nets forward Shawne Williams had surgery to repair an old fracture and remove two small bone fragments in his left foot Wednesday. He will miss the rest of the season.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Nets forward Shawne Williams will undergo surgery on Wednesday to remove a bone fragment from his left foot.
NEWARK, N.J. -- Hedo Turkoglu and Earl Clark will play tonight against the New Jersey Nets after they felt sick earlier today, coach Stan Van Gundy said minutes ago.