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This season, the Nets begin their "hybrid affiliation" with the Springfield Armor of the NBA D-League, and invited three Armor players (G Jerry Smith, G JamesOn Curry, F Dennis Horner) to training camp, with a chance to play for the parent club.
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New Jersey Nets center Brook Lopez is expected to be sidelined six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery Friday for a stress fracture in his foot.
Lopez was injured in the Nets' preseason game against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
The 23-year-old led the team in scoring last season, averaging 20.4 points and 6.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks.
The skilled 7-footer has...
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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...
Lopez's injury could hurt Nets' pursuit of Dwight Howard
29-year-old's contract would have been guaranteed on Christmas
The Nets expect him to be out six to eight weeks
The injury to Brook Lopez, the Nets’ starting center and leading scorer last season, could affect their pursuit of Dwight Howard.
The New Jersey Nets have acquired center Mehmet Okur from the Utah Jazz in exchange for their second round draft pick in 2015, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today.
“Mehmet will give us added scoring and size,” said King. “His ability to shoot the three will help space the floor.”
Okur, a nine-year veteran from Turkey, [...]
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.
Mehmet Okur will practice this morning
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...