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The New Jersey Nets have bolstered their defense, reaching an agreement on a one-year contract with swingman DeShawn Stevenson.The deal is expected to be worth $2.5 million.Stevenson spent the previous seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, helping lead them to their first NBA championship in 2011. The 30-year-old is known as one of the league's top defensive players at his position.Stevenson had 5.3 points and 1.5 rebounds in 72 games last season.The Nets waived forward Stephen Graham to make room for Stevenson on the roster.
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The Nets are among the teams negotiating for free agent DeShawn Stevenson. However, nothing was close to being finalized on any front last night, according to Stevenson’s agent, Mark Bartelstein. “You know how these things go, something could happen in two minutes, two days or not at all,” Bartelstein...
The New Jersey Nets have signed free agent guard DeShawn Stevenson, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. It is reportedly a one-year deal for $2.5 million.
“DeShawn is a veteran NBA player who brings a championship pedigree to our roster,” said King. “He is a tough defender who can stretch the floor, and will bolster [...]
According to the NY Daily News and others, the deal between the Nets and DeShawn is done. Hilariously, Stevenson becomes the first player in NBA history to play for a team owner who once wrote a diss rap song about him: “The Nets have reached an agreement with DeShawn Stevenson and will sign the veteran today, a source told the Daily News. The 30-year-old will be playing for...
DeShawn Stevenson has agreed to terms with the Nets.
DeShawn Stevenson was once dissed in a Jay-Z song because of the players running feud with LeBron James (something that flared up again during the NBA finals last year when Stevenson was with the Mavericks). Soon, Stevenson will play for Jay-Z and his Nets. Stevenson has reached a contract deal with the New Jersey Nets,…
The New Jersey Nets have reached agreement with veteran guard DeShawn Stevenson on a one-year, $2.5 million contract, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard on Thursday.
The Nets are doing their best to fill out their roster and surround Deron Williams and Brook Lopez with as many able pieces as possible. This week they’ve signed Public Enemy No. 1 to bolster their frontcourt, and this morning comes word that they have reached a deal with free agent DeShawn Stevenson. So why [...]
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DeShawn Stevenson, late of the championship Mavericks, saw the Nets as a good fit, a good franchise on the rise. But above all, he saw Deron Williams — and that influenced his decision to come to New Jersey. “[Williams is] an All-Star player, great guy off the court,” said Stevenson, a...
The New Jersey Nets have signed free agent guard DeShawn Stevenson, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.