Found July 02, 2013 on Waiting For Next Year:
The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly reached out to point guard Shaun Livingston in hopes of replacing former reserve guard CJ Watson. The NY Post reports that Watson (a player in whom the Cavaliers had interest) is on the verge of a deal with the Indiana Pacers, leaving a hole in an otherwise rebuilt roster. In 66 games last season between the two teams last season (most of which was with the Cleveland Cavaliers), Livingston averaged 7.2 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game while shooting 50.2 percent from the floor. With his free agency looming, Livingston told reporters that he would play for the highest bidder in 2013-14. Though the Cavaliers are also in need of a back-up point guard, it was believed that all Cleveland would offer the 2004 fourth-overall pick would be the veteran minimum. The Cavaliers have also expressed interest in free agent point guard Darren Collison. [Related: Cavaliers need to just walk away from Andrew Bynum]

Cavaliers need to just walk away from Andrew Bynum

As we’ve been told, the Cleveland Cavaliers will “kick the tires” on Andrew Bynum. I know that Chris Grant likes to explore every option. That’s fine. Having done some car shopping recently, I know I kicked the tires on plenty of cars I had no intention to buy. It’s just part of the game. Chris Grant needs to kick the tires and then walk away from this one. I really don’t...

Jason Kidd Holds First Practice As Nets Head Coach

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Blatche will stay with new-look Nets

Andray Blatche will return as a backup in the Brooklyn Nets' soon-to-be upgraded frontcourt. The 6-foot-11 forward-center has agreed to a multiyear deal with the Nets, his agent says Monday. Blatche appeared in all 82 games last season, his first with the team, averaging 10.3 points. Blatche will provide minutes behind All-Star center Brook Lopez and Kevin Garnett, who will...

Plumlee, Shengelia, Taylor Headline Nets' Summer League Team

The Brooklyn Nets announced their 2013 Summer League Roster on Monday. Mason Plumlee, Tornike Shengelia, Tyshawn Taylor and Keith Benson headline the roster. Click here for the full rosters and to view previous Summer League teams of the Nets.

Source: Andray Blatche Signs Back With Brooklyn Nets

Jason Kidd’s hiring is reeling in some new players, and bringing back some old faces. One of those old faces is Andray Blatche. Blatche, who has made his name since traded to the Brooklyn Nets, has returned to join Deron Williams and company, according to Peter Vecsey. The 26-year-old center has agreed to a one-year, $1.4 million. Blatche averaged 10.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and...

Report: Andray Blatche To Sign 1-Year/$1.4 Million Deal With Nets

According to Howard Beck of the New York Times, Andray Blatche has agreed to re-sign with the Brooklyn Nets on a one-year deal worth $1.4 million. The 8-year NBA veteran resurrected his career with the Nets this season after being amnestied by the Washington Wizards in July 2012 following seven season with the team. The 26-year-old center averaged 10.3 points and 5.1 rebounds in...

Report: Nets Set To Pay $80 Million In Luxury Taxes

The Brooklyn Nets are going to pay a price for chasing and trying to buy a championship.  ESPN New York is reporting that the Nets and owner Mikhail Prokhorov will pay $80 million in luxury taxes next season. The Nets payroll will be around $100 million next season, with the majority of their payroll coming from their new starting five. Deron Williams will make ($18.5 million...

Nets Set to Spend $80 Million in Luxury Taxes

Mikhail Prokhorov seems to really enjoy playing the NBA 2K series so much that he has turned the Brooklyn Nets in to his real like franchise mode team. ESPN New York is reporting that Prokhorov will pay approximately $80 million in luxury taxes next season, bringing their payroll to around $100 million. The majority of the payroll comes from the “Big Five” that Brooklyn has assembled...

Kyle Korver To Sign With The Brooklyn Nets?

As free agency commenced at 12:01 ET late Sunday night, many observed on Twitter that both Deron Williams and Jason Kidd began following unrestricted free agent sharpshooter Kyle Korver.  Minutes later, Williams retweeted Korver’s brother suggesting his new favorite NBA team was the Nets.  The Nets can offer Korver is expected the mini-MLE, approximately $3.2 million per year...

Boston Celtics & Brooklyn Nets: Trade Thoughts

I remember July of 2007. It was an interesting, strange time for me as a basketball fan. I had been following Kevin Garnett's career in Minnesota for so long, that even though I had never once set foot in the state of Minnesota I thought of the Timberwolves as my team. I knew all of their history. I had spent hours on the various Timberwolves message boards. I had invested in...

Study: Kim Kardashian greatly improved Kris Humphries’ on court production

We know that the twelve minutes, or whatever it was that Kris Humphries was married to Kim Kardashian improved his Q rating. However, did you know it actually improved his on the court production as well? Yes, Kim Kardashian, that Kim Kardashian. Really, it did. Our good friends over at Seat Crunch actually did a study Quantifying Celebrity Influence on Athlete Performance. And...

NBA News: Cavs on Oden’s short list

A source close to Greg Oden has told that the Cavaliers are one of five teams the former number one pick is considering signing with this summer. Along with the Cavaliers, Oden is expected to choose from a list of teams that include the Miami Heat, Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics, and San Antonio Spurs . Additionally, a source close to Oden has told ESPN’s J.A. Adande...

Nets, Warriors, Clippers Interested In Andray Blatche

While the Brooklyn Nets remain interested in re-signing Andray Blatche, the unrestricted free agent has also received interest from the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers. Blatche signed with the Nets last offseason and was one of the NBA's leaders in PER.

Indiana Pacers to Add Point Guard C.J Watson

Last season C.J Watson backed up Deron Williams in Brooklyn, this year it looks like he will be backing up George Hill for the Indiana Pacers. While everything right now is just speculation until July 10 (first day contracts can be signed) Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld has said the rumored deal will be for two-years and be more than the league minimum. The Pacers have themselves a very...
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