After failing to obtain Jordan Hill from the Los Angeles Lakers before the trade deadline, the Brooklyn Nets have set their sights on acquiring a big man through free agency. On Thursday, Billy King revealed that the Nets worked out former-Net center Jason Collins during the All-Star break, and are considering signing him to a ten-day contract.“He's obviously on the list...
General manager Billy King says the Brooklyn Nets are looking to add a big man and confirmed the team worked out center Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed.
King did not attend the workout that was reported by ESPN.com, but says Thursday he was told Collins is ''in shape.''
Collins revealed at the end of last season he...
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Marcus Thornton is the newest Brooklyn Net, according to various sources.Nets, Kings complete trade of Marcus Thenron for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans. No picks involved.— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) February 19, 2014 With this trade, the Nets acquire a solid scorer off the bench and free up a roster spot – perhaps best of all, they free up some dead weight at the end of the...
The MVP race is already down to two.Photo Credit: Pennlive.com/AP It is that time of the year again. As the NBA inches closer to the all-star break and the trade deadline, storylines start to materialize at a neck-breaking pace. Without further ado let’s delve into the Top 10 story-lines of the second half of 2014-2015. 10. Who will be the next Detroit Pistons Coach? As the sports...
With the trade deadline coming up, many are wondering if Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King will make a move within the next two weeks. Brook Lopez, Deron Williams, an Paul Pierce are some names that have been speculated as possible trade pieces – but one Nets asset that has been perhaps a bit overlooked is European phenom Bojan Bogdanović.Bogdanović, a 24-year-old swingman...
The Brooklyn Nets have an 11-4 record since New Year's, finding success around smaller lineups.
"We’ve found our personality,” said Billy King.
“You have to have a sense of structure and an identity,” said Jason Kidd. “You have to know who you are, and how you’re going to play both ends. And now we do.”
The Nets are playing in a style that would have been difficult...
February 04, 2014
STUCK IT OUT
A story told by former Nets coach Avery Johnson suggests that Gregg Popovich once was close to cutting Finals hero Danny Green.
The Brooklyn Nets took the Chicago Bulls seven games deep into their Eastern Conference quarterfinals matchup.
It still was not enough for P.J. Carlesimo to keep his spot.
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Coming off their first season in Brooklyn in which the franchise ended a six-year playoff drought, the Nets have signed general manager Billy King to a contract extension.
King, hired by the Nets in 2010, put together a that went 49-33 in its first season after moving from New Jersey, matching the second-best record in franchise history.
''Billy has been a great asset to...
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April 26, 2013
New Jersey Nets general manager Billy King is working on multiple scenarios to trade for Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard.
Sports Illustrated reported that King has put together three- and four-team deals if the Magic decide to deal Howard by the NBA's trade deadline.
Howard, who will be a free agent after the season, has made it known that New Jersey is one of his preferred...