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Donald Sloan, Willie Reed snag the Nets' final two roster spots

Coach Lionel Hollins will have to deal with a shallower roster this year. Winslow Townson USA TODAY SportsThe Nets entered training camp with 20 guys under contract, and now, like the rest of the teams in the NBA, they've finalized their roster, cutting the number of players down to the league-mandated 15 for the start of the season, which kicks off tonight.So, who's gone? Who's...
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Nets' Reed has thumb surgery, could miss 2 months

NEW YORK (AP) Brooklyn Nets center Willie Reed could miss two months after having surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb. Reed was hurt Wednesday against Boston in his first action of the preseason and had surgery Friday at the Hospital for Special Surgery. The Nets said his injury was a torn ulnar collateral ligament. The team says he is expected to miss six to eight...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani, Markel Brown, Willie Reed OUT for Nets' preseason opener

The Nets are starting out the preseason on a cautious note. Brooklyn begins its exhibition season Monday night against Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul, Bojan Bogdanovic's former team which is traveling in from Turkey. But the Nets will be missing two players who stand a chance to crack Lionel Hollins' rotation this year. Here's more from Devin Kharpertian of The Brooklyn Game:The Nets...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Willie Reed signs deal with Nets

Free agent Willie Reed has reached an agreement on a one-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets according to Shams Charania. Free agent Willie Reed has reached agreement with the Brooklyn Nets on a one-year deal, mostly guaranteed, league sources tell RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 9, 2015 Reed played on the Nets’ Summer League team and earned his way to a contract...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Willie Reed Released By Kings, Will Play For Pacers In Summer League

Willie Reed has been released by the Sacramento Kings and has reached an agreement to play for the Indiana Pacers in the Orlando summer league, league sources told RealGM. Reed, a 6-foot-10 big man, had signed with the Kings late last season, with a team option for the 2014-15 season. Reed also spent time on the Memphis Grizzlies’ roster two seasons ago. He’s showcased his activity...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Assign Willie Reed To D-League

The Sacramento Kings assigned forward Willie Reed to their D-League affiliate Reno Bighorns. Reed has averaged 13.6 points (.649 FG%, .800 FT%), 7.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists 2.4 blocks, and 25.0 minutes per game in five games off the bench for the Bighorns this season.
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Reed To Sign With Kings For Remainder Of Season

Willie Reed has reached agreement with the Sacramento Kings on a contract for the remainder of the season, his agent Joel Bell told RealGM. The deal contains a team option for next season. Reed, a 6-foot-10 forward with the Springfield Armor of the NBA D-League, has averaged 14.8 points, 10.1 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and 59 percent shooting this season. He went to training camp with...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

D-Leaguers: A Look at the Springfield Armor Standouts

For years, NBA executives have touted the NBA Development League as a place to experiment with potential NBA rules for young talent to rise. In 2005, the D League officially became a minor league farm system for the NBA, much in the same way that Major League Baseball teams use AAA, AA and A teams to bring up talent. Nets fans may remember the frequency with which Tyshawn Taylor...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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