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Report: Kevin Garnett could have a post-retirement role with the Brooklyn Nets

Many fans have hoped that former Celtic Kevin Garnett would return to Boston after his retirement to have a coaching role with the C's, most likely to help develop young bigs. However, longtime Nets commentator Ian Eagle feels as though KG will stay on with the Brooklyn Nets post-retirement, but not necessarily as a coach.From The Brooklyn Game: Could Kevin Garnett be with the...
Via Celtics Life
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett setting up “long-term” relationship with Brooklyn Nets

Could Kevin Garnett be with the Brooklyn Nets beyond his playing career? One person tied in to the organization thinks so. In an interview released Saturday with CLNS Radio, Nets play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle sees Garnett having a role in the Nets organization after his retirement. "This could be just the start of a long-term relationship," Eagle said. "Kevin&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where KG will not stay in Brooklyn any longer than he has to

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  “This could be just the start of a long-term relationship,” Eagle said. “Kevin’s got a lot of interests outside of just playing basketball, as we know, and I think he saw Brooklyn as an opportunity to...
Via Red's Army
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett could have role in Nets organization after he retires

Could Kevin Garnett be with the Brooklyn Nets beyond his playing career? One person tied in to the organization thinks so. In an interview released Saturday with CLNS Radio, Nets play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle sees Garnett having a role in the Nets organization after his retirement. "This could be just the start of a long-term relationship," Eagle said. "Kevin&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Assessing the Brooklyn Nets final 15-man roster

Photo: NBA/AP This morning, the Brooklyn Nets signed two of their second round picks that they purchased in the 2014 NBA Draft, inking Markel Brown and Cory Jefferson to rookie minimum contracts. With those two signings, the Nets officially have 15 players under contract, the maximum that an NBA team is allowed to employ. Since they will no longer be players on the free agent market...
Via New York Sports-Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Free Agency Champions

The Spurs made probably their biggest splash in free agency by keeping Gregg Popovich (via thefumble) Ever since the creation of the modern-day “Big 3″ (Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett) each free agency period has become less about finding a player that fits the mission of a particular team and more about finding the best available superstar to pair with your current...
Via Grandstand University
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this… excitement for the Timberwolves?

The Timberwolves are in a weird situation. The NBA is the most image conscious league in the country, and they stake a lot of their reputation on the individual fame of their players as well as establishing games as the place to see and be seen among the trendiest citizens of a particular community. A team’s attendance and fan base lives and dies by having elite players, because...
Via The Rhino and Compass
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets open to trading Deron Williams

The Brooklyn Nets were expecting to be serious title contenders last season, but age and injuries shut those hopes down. Deron Williams has dealt with multiple injuries over the past couple of seasons, and the Nets could be looking to move on from him if they get a fair offer. According to a report from Rick Reeves, the Nets are open to moving Williams, but it is unknown if they...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo turns off free agents considering Celtics?

Rajon Rondo has the ultimate support of Kevin Garnett. Paul Pierce backs him, too. But not everyone gets along with Rondo – and the list is apparently longer than just Ray Allen, whose feud with the Celtics point guard changed the Eastern Conference for years. Replying to Jeff Clark of CelticsBlog, Jeff Goodman of ESPN reveals some illuminating information about how Rondo is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

With Paul Pierce off to Washington, Kevin Garnett will remain with the Brooklyn Nets

Over the weekend, former Brooklyn Nets small forward Paul Pierce signed a two-year deal with the Washington Wizards. While most people applauded the move the Wizards made, others started to wonder what will it mean for Kevin Garnett. With the season that Garnett just had, most people felt like retirement is knocking on his door. Well according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Garnett...
Via No Guts, No Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Expected To Stay In Brooklyn

With Paul Pierce headed to Washington, the question was what Kevin Garnett will do for the 2014-15 season (his 20th). 
Via CLNS Radio
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Expected To Stay In Brooklyn

With Paul Pierce headed to Washington, the question was what Kevin Garnett will do for the 2014-15 season (his 20th). 
Via CLNS Radio
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Expected To Stay In Brooklyn

With Paul Pierce headed to Washington, the question was what Kevin Garnett will do for the 2014-15 season (his 20th). 
Via CLNS Radio
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Garnett not bothered by Pierce leaving, likely not retiring

I reported yesterday that KG may not come back after Pierce departed for the Wizards. It sounds like he's going to give it a go with the Nets anyway. ESPNDespite the loss of Paul Pierce via free agency, Kevin Garnett likes the direction of the Brooklyn Nets and is "excited" about joining them for the upcoming season, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard...
Via Celtics Today
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets set to pay record luxury tax bill for 2013-14 season

The Brooklyn Nets and owner Mikhail Prokhorov have never been shy about spending money, but this is a little crazy. On Wednesday the NBA released its audit of teams ahead of the start of the new fiscal year (which starts at midnight) and the Nets will pay a ridiculous, record luxury bill. According to Brian Windhorst, the Nets owe $90.57 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season...
Via Rumors and Rants
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets to pay record $90M luxury tax

The Brooklyn Nets will pay a record $90.57 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season, sources told ESPN.com. The NBA released its audit to teams ahead of the start of the new fiscal year at midnight Wednesday and revealed the numbers, including the Nets' penalty for splurging after trading for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett last year. In all, the Nets paid more than $197...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett sued for being a bad neighbor

Photo: Kathy Willens/AP Being neighbors can be an awkward relationship. You don’t really ask to ever know this person, but the two of you just happened to move onto the same block, so you can either keep to yourselves, or just make each others lives miserable. For Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett, his neighbor has apparently chose the latter. Then again, maybe after you hear...
Via New York Sports-Kings
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett slapped with lawsuit by neighbor

So much for good neighborly relations.According to TMZ Sports, Kevin Garnett is being sued by his Malibu neighbor for allegedly undergoing an illegal renovation on his $9.5 million mansion, which blocks the neighbor's view of the Pacific Ocean, among other things.The suit states that Garnett never obtained the correct building permits when he began the remodeling endeavor in...
Via Bush League Chronicle
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Don't need Kevin Love to have a promising future

The Timberwolves have not been a playoff team since Kevin Garnett was on the team, and Timberwolves fans have been in playoff deprivation mode for awhile. This past year the Timberwolves had the chance to get over .500 for the first time in the last nine years. They came up short and went 40-42, but for a wolves fan this isn’t too shabby considering how they’ve done in recent...
Via Route4Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Timberwolves have a promising future

The Timberwolves have not been a playoff team since Kevin Garnett was on the team, and Timberwolves fans have been in playoff deprivation mode for awhile. This past year the Timberwolves had the chance to get over .500 for the first time in the last nine years. They came up short and went 40-42, but for a wolves fan this isn’t too shabby considering how they’ve done in recent...
Via KC Sports Ninja
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers, Nets discussing Paul Pierce sign-and-trade

The Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets are discussing a sign-and-trade that would reunite small forward Paul Pierce with Doc Rivers, reports Ramona Shelburne and Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN.com. And while the Clippers could simply sign Pierce as a free agent using their midlevel exception at $5.3 million, they are interested in pursuing sign-and-trade scenarios that would allow...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets, Lionel Hollins agree to deal

The Brooklyn Nets announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement in principle with Lionel Hollins to become the team’s next head coach. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Nets and Hollins have agreed on a four-year deal worth about $18 million. Nets announce they have agreement with Lionel Hollins. Four-year deal in the $18 million range is what the sides were discussing...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

How many millions did the Nets lose last season?

The Brooklyn Nets have become the NBA’s big spenders. They have the largest payroll in the league at $102.8 million and a tax bill that was nearly that much. The Nets will remain a heavy taxpayer next year — without options, the Nets owe $85.9 million for next year’s roster — and there is very little relief in sight. Not helping matters is the dismal performance of Deron...
Via Crossover Chronicles
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets deny Jason Kidd promotion, allow him to talk with Bucks

Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd recently approached ownership about a promotion, reports the New York Post. In addition to his coaching duties, Kidd asked for a position overseeing the team’s basketball operations. The request is rare. Only Doc Rivers (Los Angeles Clippers) Gregg Popovich, (San Antonio Spurs) Stan Van Gundy (Detroit Pistons) and Flip Saunders (Minnesota Timberwolves...
Via Sports-Glory
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett planning to return next season

Photo Credit: AP The Brooklyn Nets offseason plans are at somewhat of a standstill until power forward Kevin Garnett decides his plans for the future, and all indications are that he has. Garnett, who has a $12 million on his deal for next season, is reportedly planning on returning for the 2014-2015 season, per ESPN New York: All indications are that Kevin Garnett is preparing...
Via New York Sports-Kings
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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