Posted September 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Brooklyn Nets signed free-agent forward Andray Blatche on Wednesday. Terms of the contract weren't disclosed. The 6-foot-11 Blatche averaged 8.5 points and 5.8 rebounds in 26 games last season for the Washington Wizards. He missed the final 40 games because of a calf injury. Washington waived Blatche in July, designating him as the team's amnesty player. The move enabled the Wizards to remove the $23 million remaining on Blatche's contract from their salary cap. In seven seasons with Washington, Blatche averaged 9.9 points and 5.4 rebounds. He had his best season in 2010-11, averaging 16.8 points and 8.2 rebounds. His time with the team was marked by off-court problems. Blatche was shot during a carjacking attempt in September 2005, was arrested in 2007 for soliciting sex from an undercover police officer, and was suspended for a game in December 2010 for brawling with teammate JaVale McGee outside a Washington nightclub. In January 2010, then-coach Flip Saunde...

Nets Sign Andray Blatche

Andray Blatche was waived by the Wizards in July using their amnesty provision.

New Invites to Wizards Training Camp

First off, who else is excited that the Wizards training camp starts in less than 3 weeks? It's coming quicker than you think and with the changes involved with Washington’s roster (six of the players under contract were not with the Wizards at the beginning of last season), there is much to be excited and optimistic about. If you can make it out to George Mason University...

Brooklyn Nets release photos of Barclays Center court design

    We’ve seen pictures of progress on the exterior of the Brooklyn Nets’ new home, the Barclays Center, throughout construction. There have been sketches of what the interior was expected to look like and a few “leaked” pics floating around to hold us over until official photos became available. Thanks to the Brooklyn’s newest sports franchise we [...]

Photo: Brooklyn Nets release inside shots of their new arena

The NBA franchise formerly known as the "New Jersey Nets" and now known as the "Brooklyn Nets" is all set to move into their brand new basketball arena for the 2012-13 NBA regular season. Their new herringbone-patterned home, the Barclays Center, will play host to at least 41 regular season contests this over the next year, and hopefully more if you're a fan...

Brooklyn Nets sign veteran F Josh Childress

The Brooklyn Nets have signed veteran forward Josh Childress. Nets general manager Billy King announced the signing Thursday. While terms were not disclosed, Childress got a one-year, non-guaranteed contract. The 29-year-old Childress averaged 2.9 points and 2.8 rebounds in 34 games with Phoenix last season. The fourth pick overall in the 2004 draft out of Stanford has career averages...

First look at Brooklyn Nets homecourt at Barclays Center

Are you ready for your first look at the Nets home court in the Barclays Center? The floor is a herringbone pattern that takes inspiration from the Celtics old parquet floors. The Nets get to take their first shots at Barclays Center Oct. 15 in an exhibition game against the Wizards. Their first regular-season test [...]

Brooklyn Nets' Court at Barclays Center Features Herringbone Pattern (Photo)

A select few NBA venues can be identified with one glance at the court. The parquet floor is synonymous with the Boston Celtics, no matter how much the Orlando Magic try to steal it. The odd lighting in Madison Square Garden makes it obvious to a TV viewer that the Knicks are playing at home. Even the Charlotte Hornets once had a instantly recognizable, if tacky, court design with...

Avery Johnson Says Nets Are Title Contenders

After a huge offseason for the Brooklyn Nets, they go from a 21 win team in 2011-2012, to a playoff contender in 2012-2013. However, their coach, Avery Johnson, seems to think they can compete with the Celtics and Heat for a chance to go to the NBA Finals.

Photo: Brooklyn Nets unveil gorgeous new court as they sign Josh Childress

After holding a workout for and signing former Hawks forward Josh Childress to a one-year deal, the Nets have also revealed that they have a gorgeous new court. The Herringbone design will certainly look good on TV especially if the Nets can find a way to become a contender. To read this article and view the picture of the Nets' new court, please click the link below.
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