Deron Williams on Nets in playoffs: 'It's part of the takeover'

You wouldn't know it by Tuesday night's game at Barclays Center, but the Brooklyn Nets essentially have New York City to themselves — in an NBA sense.While the Nets will never win a head-to-head popularity contest with the Yankees, the boys from Brooklyn have arguably converted a few Knicks fans and are poised to knock that other Madison Square Garden team — the playoff...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets making playoffs is "part of the takeover" of New York

Deron Williams had New York on his mind when addressing the media this morning before Tuesday's regular season finale between the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks. The Nets will be competing in the playoffs this weekend unlike the Knicks. "Good for us, good for our brand, good for Brooklyn basketball," Williams said. "It's part of the takeover." I...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Magic Execute Perfect Tip-In on Own Basket (Video)

Orlando lost their 57th game of the season tonight, falling 97-88 to the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. If ever a play perfectly summed the Magic’s terrible season, it would be this one—a perfect tip-in on their own basket following a missed Deron Williams three. Pray for the poor kid who gets drafted by the Magic and has to learn to not only box out opposing players...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee denies LeBron James’ dunk as Nets sweep Heat

The Brooklyn Nets became the only NBA team this season to go unbeaten against the Miami Heat after Mason Plumlee denied LeBron James’ dunk attempt with 2 seconds left. The Nets finished off a four-game sweep of Miami by beating the Heat 88-87 on Tuesday night. The Heat thought Plumlee hit James’ hand on the dunk attempt, but they never got the call they wanted. “He grabbed...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Returns to Help Brooklyn Nets Top 76ers, 105-101

Kevin Garnett returned for the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday to take on the Philadelphia 76ers after a 19-game absence due to back spasms, and the “Big Ticket” was extremely active. Garnett collected 10 points, four rebounds and a block in 13 minutes of action as the Nets grabbed the 105-101 win. Brooklyn has gone 3-1 against the Philadelphia 76ers on the season. The floor general...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns can't hang with Nets

NEW YORK -- Deron Williams scored 28 points and even dunked for the first time this season, leading the Brooklyn Nets to a 108-95 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night that extended their home winning streak to nine. Williams shot 11 of 13 from the field and looks all the way back after ankle problems wrecked his first half of the season. He was two points off his season...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference scout claims Deron Williams' "best days are behind him"

It's not news to Brooklyn Nets fans that Deron Williams has been performing at a subpar level since his arrival to the Nets. There have been short stints, and one post-All-Star break run, where Deron Williams showed glimpses of his form from his Utah Jazz days. However, more often than not, he's disappointed time and time again. Enough so, that an Eastern Conference scout...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NTO Mailbag: Expectations, Deron Williams, and Trades

Thank you everyone who submitted questions for our weekly mailbag! We've selected three of them for our Starting Five to tip-off the week with. As always, if you'd like to put forth your own opinions feel free to do so in the comments section below.1) Realistic expectation for how far the Nets can go with this team?Sam - Realistically the Nets are a first round/second round...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: "I just want to be healthy"

The Brooklyn Nets' point guard Deron Williams has gone through a multitude of injuries since becoming a Net. Whenever it appeared that he was regaining form, something else would pop up and down Williams would go. It's been a struggle for him, the team, and the fans, who desperately want to see the Deron Williams from his Utah days and getting increasingly tired of his...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Deron Williams not traveling to London with Nets

Deron Williams' return from his latest ankle injury won't be happening across the pond this week.The Brooklyn Nets announced Sunday that their starting point guard didn't accompany the team Sunday night on its overseas trip for a game against the Atlanta Hawks at O2 Arena in London on Thursday, meaning he'll miss his fifth straight game.Williams had platelet-rich...
Via The Other Paper
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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