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Nets can part ways with swingman before season starts
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29-year-old's contract would have been guaranteed on Christmas
The New Jersey Nets are moving to Brooklyn next year, according to sources. (They're playing out the string in Newark this year or something.) People, especially those who are fans of rapper Jay-Z and center Johan Petro, are excited about this move. But the Nets can't move to Brooklyn and still be the Nets because then people will laugh at...
Welcome back, Kris!
Every time Nets forward Kris Humphries touched the ball during the 5:40 he played during the second quarter of Wednesday night's 88-82 loss to the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, he was serenaded with a tidal wave of deafening boos -- a reaction normally reserved only for an opposing superstar.
Instead, they were directed at Humphries, who became a gossip...
Brook Lopez has a stress fracture in his right foot, and is expected to miss four to six weeks with the injury and the ensuing surgery. Obviously, this is a crushing blow for the Nets. I expected Lopez to have a monster season with Deron Williams throwing him excellent passes and his bout with mono behind him. In typical Net fashion, Lopez gets injured after every semi-decent center...
The Nets have re-signed forward Kris Humphries.
Lopez's injury could hurt Nets' pursuit of Dwight Howard
The New Jersey Nets have officially brought back Kris Humphries, re-signing the power forward to a one-year deal worth $8 million.Humphries had been in talks with the club for a while, with both parties interested in him returning to New Jersey.The 26-year-old is expected to be in the lineup for the Nets' second of two pre-season games Wednesday against the host New York Knicks...
Kris Humphries has grabbed headlines all year long, but finally, today’s news is actually noteworthy. In a move that took longer than I thought, the Nets finally re-signed The Humph to a one-year deal worth approximately $7 million to $8 million. It’s a steal, considering Humphries is a legitimate double-double threat each time he takes the floor.
I’m personally excited about...
The injury to Brook Lopez, the Nets’ starting center and leading scorer last season, could affect their pursuit of Dwight Howard.
Just hours after the New Jersey Nets announced that center Brook Lopez had surgery to repair a broken foot, Utah Jazz officials announced Thursday afternoon that Utah had traded center Mehmet Okur to the Nets for a future second-round draft pick and a trade exception.