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Brooklyn Nets: Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young Signing Grades

Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America Nekias Duncan, Staff writer for Hoopstuff… The Brooklyn Nets entered free agency with no real money to work with, but two of their best four players hitting free agency in Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young. After trading away young big man Mason Plumlee to the Blazers during the draft, the last thing Brooklyn could do was lose Lopez...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thad Young says he's staying in Brooklyn with Nets

Free agent forward Thaddeus Young says he's staying in Brooklyn with the Nets. Young tweeted Wednesday morning that he is ''extremely happy'' to continue his career with the Nets. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press the two sides have agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth $50 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has...
Via AP on Fox
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Report: Sergey Karasev 'hopeful' he can play in FIBA Europe

Sergey Karasev sat out the second half of this past season with a knee injury. At first, it didn't appear he'd be able to play for the Russian National Team over the summer. The injury was too much and would hold him out. Now, the only thing that's being held out is hope for Karasev to play.From esteemed Nets blog NetsDaily:Karasev averaged 4.6 points per game this past season and...
Via Fox Sports
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Report: Nets to re-sign both Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young

For months, we've been hearing that the Nets' No. 1 offseason priority is to bring back both Thaddeus Young and Brook Lopez. For months, we've also heard about Brooklyn's confidence in being able to accomplish that goal. Apparently, that confidence wasn't misplaced.With free agency starting at 12:01 a.m., the Nets immediately got to work on the framework for both of those deals,...
Via Fox Sports
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Report: Nets and Brook Lopez Finalizing Three-Year, $60 Million Contract

The Brooklyn Nets aren’t wasting any time throwing some of that green stuff around. Shortly after free agency opened early Wednesday morning, it became apparent that the Nets and center Brook Lopez were looking to get a deal done in relatively short order. Now comes this report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports indicating that the two sides are finalizing the terms of a...
Via Sportsnaut
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Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young Finalizing New Contracts With Nets

The Brooklyn Nets are finalizing agreements with Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young. Lopez will receive a three-year, $60 million max contract that will include protections should he again have foot issues. The deal is expected to include a player option after the second season. Young, who opted out of $10.2 million owed him next season, will sign a four-year, $50 million deal, sources...
Via RealGM
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Nets – Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young Have “Done Deals”

According to Marc Stein, the Nets have done deals with both Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young.  These two were the Nets number one and two priority this offseason and in the first hour of free agency, both players have completed deals. Thaddeus Young’s deal is about 50 million dollars over 4 years.  Lopez’s deal is about 60 million dollars over three years. With the way players...
Via TopSportsReport
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One Free Agent the Nets Should Target at Each Position

Point Guard Kendall Marshall With Deron Williams and Jarrett Jack on the roster for next season, this is not a pressing need by any means.  So, if the Nets look to add a point guard, they’d look to add one for depth and future purposes. Kendall Marshall would fit the bill nicely for the Nets.  Marshall showed off his passing skills and potential during his stint with the Lakers...
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Brooklyn Nets expected to re-sign big man Brook Lopez

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY SportsBrook Lopez chose to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Brooklyn Nets, and will test the free agency market. While he is going to listen to other offers from different teams, his number one desire is to re-sign with the Nets. It would take an offer that blows him away to tear him away from Brooklyn, although there are a couple teams...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez expected to re-sign with Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets are working to retain both Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young in free agency this offseason, and it appears that there is a very good chance that they will be able to make that happen. According to a report from Michael Scotto, Lopez is expected to re-sign with the Nets when free agency opens up. Brook Lopez is expected to re-sign with the Nets. He wants to stay....
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Brook Lopez and Thaddeus expected to re-sign with Nets

Rival teams interested in free agent center Brook Lopez and forward Thaddeus Young have an increasing belief that the two big men will re-sign with the Nets. According to ESPN.com, teams believe that Lopez and Young will reach verbal agreements with the Nets shortly after free agency begins on Wednesday at midnight.  The two are able to negotiate their new contracts beginning Wednesday...
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Darius Morris Waived By Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on guard Darius Morris. Morris, who was originally signed as a free agent by the Nets on December 11, 2014, appeared in 38 games with Brooklyn during the 2014-15 season, averaging 2.2 points and 1.3 assists in 7.9 minutes per game. The 41st overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers, Morris has appeared in 132 career games...
Via RealGM
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Report: Nets believe they can trade Deron Williams

It just remains to be seen whether that market includes much more than a pair of old jockstraps and some other dirty laundry. Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN New York reported on Monday that the Brooklyn Nets believe there is a trade market for point guard Deron Williams, who has been an underwhelming presence for the team since being acquired from the Utah Jazz in February of 2011. ...
Via Sportsnaut
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Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young expected to re-join Nets

Rival teams interested in free agent center Brook Lopez and forward Thaddeus Young have an increasing belief that the two big men will re-sign with the Nets. According to ESPN.com, teams believe that Lopez and Young will reach verbal agreements with the Nets shortly after free agency begins on Wednesday at midnight.  The two are able to negotiate their new contracts beginning Wednesday...
Via Sports-Glory
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Nets believe that Deron Williams has trade value

Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY SportsThe Brooklyn Nets are in for an interesting offseason to say the least as they look to re-tool their roster to make a run in the Eastern Conference. Deron Williams may end up getting shopped in trade talks at some point throughout the offseason, and the Nets still believe that they can find a trade partner for him despite all of the injury trouble that...
Via Sports-Glory
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Nets Believe That There Is a Trade Market for PG Deron Williams

Deron Williams as at one point one of the best players in the NBA, but injuries have derailed his career since being traded to the Brooklyn Nets. Despite the issues that he has faced, he has still found ways to keep his career alive with good play when he is on the court. There is a chance that the Nets will look to trade him this offseason, but there are questions about whether...
Via Hoops-Nation
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Nets, Grizzlies reportedly discussed Joe Johnson trade

The Brooklyn Nets aren’t a championship contender, so they don’t need a slightly above average player who costs $25 million per season. The Memphis Grizzlies lack a perimeter weapon to complement Mike Conley, so they need to upgrade the backcourt. Per ESPN’s Marc Stein, the franchises attempted to work out a deal that would send Joe Johnson to Memphis but could not agree...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies Eyeing Joe Johnson, Danilo Gallinari

The Brooklyn Nets and Memphis Grizzlies recently discussed a trade that would send Joe Johnson to Memphis, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. According to sources, the Grizzlies have also been in pursuit of Danilo Gallinari. It is clear that Memphis is serious about upgrading their perimeter shooting, which was an issue last season. Johnson, 34, shot 36% from the three-point line...
Via Hoops-Nation
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Nets, Grizzlies have discussed a Joe Johnson trade

Howard Smith-USA TODAY SportsThe Brooklyn Nets and Memphis Grizzlies recently discussed a trade involving former All-Star shooting guard Joe Johnson, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. But the two teams couldn’t ind a workable deal and have tabled discussions.  The Nets are still hoping to find a trade partner to take on Johnson’s mammoth contract, which only has one season...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Optimistic Of Finding Joe Johnson Trade This Offseason

The Brooklyn Nets and Memphis Grizzlies recently discussed a trade centered on Joe Johnson. The two sides were unable to find a framework suitable for both side. But the Nets came away from the discussions encouraged they will find a trade partner this offseason for Johnson. Johnson will be paid $24.9 million in the final season of his contract. The Charlotte Hornets and Detroit...
Via RealGM
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Brooklyn Nets could show interest in acquiring Roy Hibbert?

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsRoy Hibbert has been talked about quite a bit in trade talks over the past week, and rumor has it that the Indiana Pacers will do everything in their power to trade him after he opts into his contract on June 29th. It isn’t going to be easy to move him, but Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report believes that the Brooklyn Nets could end up being a suitor for...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Boatright Reaches Free-Agent Deal To Join Nets

Undrafted University of Connecticut guard Ryan Boatright has reached agreement on a free-agent deal with the Brooklyn Nets, a league source told RealGM. Boatright will appear in the NBA Summer League with Brooklyn. Boatright, a four-year standout at UConn and a starter on its 2014 NCAA championship team, averaged 17.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists this past season. The 6-foot...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Alexander to play for Nets in summer league

Just a year ago, Cliff Alexander was a Kansas-bound five-star recruit, and one of the five best players in the loaded 2014 recruiting class. After a brief, rocky Kansas career, Alexander was not selected in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Now, he must try to latch on with a team and show out this summer if he wants to make a roster for the fall, which is no easy task. Alexander’s...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lopez, Young Opt Out With Strong Probability Of Re-Signing With Nets

Brook Lopez has opted out of his contract for the 15-16 season with the Brooklyn Nets. Lopez is seeking a three-year, $60 million contract with the Nets, though the agreement could include some financial protections for the team if there is a recurrence of his foot issues. Lopez could agree upon a deal that includes a player option for the third season. Both Lopez and Thaddeus Young...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' Brook Lopez opts to become free agent

NEW YORK (AP) Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has opted out of the final year of his contract and will become a free agent. Coming off a strong season in his return from injury, Lopez chose Friday to bypass the $16.7 million he would have earned next season and will be able to talk to other teams on July 1. Nets general manager Billy King said this week he expected the decision...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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