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Hamady Ndiaye Likely To Sign In China After Nets Void Deal

After the Brooklyn Nets voided his free-agent deal due to a failed physical, Hamady Ndiaye will most likely sign in the Chinese Basketball Association when his injury recovers to full strength, a source told RealGM.Several Chinese teams have been in discussions with Ndiaye before and after his decision to join the Nets for training camp.A seven-footer out of Senegal, Ndiaye was a...
Via RealGM
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Injury Update: Deron Williams begins 5 on 5 scrimmages

The Brooklyn Nets approach training camp coming off a successful 2013-2014 season in which they won 44 games and upset the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The Nets were in the top half of the league in points allowed but struggled offensively, ranked 21st in scoring and 29th in assists. Guard Deron Williams can improve upon those numbers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hamady N'Diaye Signs Camp Deal With Nets

Hamady N'Diaye has agreed to a camp contract with the Brooklyn Nets. N'Diaye will compete for the third center spot on the Nets' roster this season. N'Diaye played collegiately at Rutgers.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets’ Deron Williams says ankles ‘feel good’

Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams says he feels like a new man after undergoing surgery on both ankles. “[Before the surgery], I was just walking around and my ankles would swell up,” Williams said Monday to the New York Post. “Any time that happens, that’s bad. “[Now] they feel good. I’ve been working out hard every day, getting ready to go.” Last season, Williams...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets’ Deron Williams says ankles finally feel good

Three months after undergoing surgery on both ankles, Deron Williams feels like a new man. “[Before the surgery], I was just walking around and my ankles would swell up,” Williams said Monday at his charity dodgeball tournament in Manhattan, which benefited his Point of Hope Foundation. “Any time that happens, that’s bad. “[Now] they feel good. I’ve been working out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Brooklyn Nets have a shot at the Eastern Conference Title?

The Brooklyn Nets have been hanging around at the four or five seed for the past couple of years. With the loss of Paul Pierce and the beginning of a new LeBron James based super team it may be difficult this year, but Nets fans should keep their hopes high. The East will be a little bit tougher to come out of this year with teams like the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, and...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: Surprised by Jason Kidd’s Exit, Hasn’t Spoken to Him Since

After a rough start to his coaching career, Jason Kidd was finally getting the hang of things, turning the Brooklyn Nets into a playoff threat by season’s end. And then left for the Milwaukee Bucks. It appears as though Deron Williams was just as shocked as we were by his departure. According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, D.Will was “surprised” by Kidd’s Nets exit and hasn’t...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Rumors: Kevin Garnett not showing signs of retiring

Last week, Chauncey Billups announced his retirement from the NBA.  His former teammate, Kevin Garnett, has also been the subject of retirement speculation this offseason, but so far the reports have indicated that he'll likely be back in Brooklyn next year.Photo by Stegas4 via Wikimedia CommonsAnd just like those earlier reports, it's still looking like Garnett isn'...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins: Kevin Garnett to Be Brooklyn Nets’ Starting Power Forward

Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins informed reporters that Kevin Garnett will indeed be starting for the team at the start of the 2014-15 NBA season. Nets coach Lionel Hollins says Kevin Garnett will start this season and if healthy he will play more than 15-16 mins a game — Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) September 15, 2014 After a second-round playoff loss to the Miami Heat...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: Haven't Spoken To Jason Kidd Since He Left Nets

Deron Williams said Monday that he has not spoken to Jason Kidd since Kidd left the Brooklyn Nets to coach the Milwaukee Bucks in July. Williams and Kidd had a close relationship at one point. Kidd spent one season as Nets' coach.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Still Hasn't Informed Nets If He'll Play In 14-15

Kevin Garnett is expected to play a 20th NBA season, but he still hasn't given the Brookly Nets an indication that he will return. Garnett has one season and $12 million remaining on his contract. Garnett was traded by the Boston Celtics to the Nets in the 2013 offseason.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets top 10 best plays from 2013-14 NBA season

The Nets got off to a slow start but still managed to be one of the final eight teams in the playoffs last season. Probably disappointing for the Nets themselves but it’s what most people expected for them. The NBA put together a Top 10 highlight reel for the former New Jersey Nets. Check it out, people: They’ll be hard-pressed to match last year’s win total and playoff progress...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets sign ex-Knick Jerome Jordan

The Brooklyn Nets have signed former New York Knicks center Jerome Jordan, the team announced Thursday. Jordan, 27, appeared in 21 games for the Knicks in 2011-12, averaging two points in 5.1 minutes. The 7-footer spent last season in the Italian League.
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nets Deron Williams gives us something NICE to discuss

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams made headlines this week for the right reasons. A wealthy star athlete doing good works? Imagine that. Usually I don’t report on philanthropy and community service, simply because nobody reads them. Seriously, those stories are never consumed at all. But this week is different. We need this story from Deron Williams. Especially after Ray...
Via The Sports Bank
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez wants to replace Andray Blatche as Philippines’ naturalized player

Andray Blatche lived up to the Philippines’ expectations in his first tournament as a naturalized citizen. Though the Philippines went just 1-4 in the World Cup, the team was competitive in every game – thanks to Blatche. He starred, averaging 21.1 points (second in the World Cup) and 13.8 rebounds (first) per game. After a quirky start, this relationship is going well. But...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Jordan Signs With Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent center Jerome Jordan. Jordan spent last season with Virtus Bologna in the Italian League, after the 7’0” center split the 2012-13 season playing in the NBA Development League for the Reno Bighorns (24 games) and the Los Angeles D-Fenders (18 games). Jordan was named to the 2013 All-NBA D-League Third Team after averaging 12.4 points, 7...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Andray Blatche Headed to Miami to Negotiate Contract

According to TJ Manotoc, sportscaster for ABS-CBN of the Philippines, Center Andray Blatche, currently playing for the Philippine national team in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, is reportedly traveling from Spain to Miami to negotiate a contract.  Caught @drayblatche at airport. he’s still sad he couldn’t bring Gilas further. he’s off to Miami now to nego! pic.twitter.com...
Via Heat Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett hangs out at the US Open, still hasn't told Nets if he's coming back

Kevin Garnett and his wife at the US Open, ESPN disses Brooklyn Nets pic.twitter.com/xBFJHXF7dd— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) September 5, 2014So Kevin Garnett is actually in New York, huh?  I'd just assumed he must be off on a deserted island somewhere kicking back on the beach with no cell phone service.  Here's a quick KG news update timeline:May 27 - Tim Bontemps of the New...
Via Celtics Life
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams says he doesn’t feel ‘like a New Yorker': Report

Deron Williams knows he has sometimes looked out of place as a Brooklyn Net on the court but, also admits to having a hard time making the adjustment from being raised in The Big D to living in The Big Apple as well.The Nets point guard, who was raised in Dallas, explained the difficulties of living in New York City with four kids in a recent interview with Resident Magazine —...
Via The Other Paper
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Deron Williams Complains About Living in New York

Deron Williams has risen from the dead. After not being heard from for months following the Nets 2nd-round elimination at the hands of the Heat, Williams spoke out in an interview with Resident Magazine and complained about what it’s like to live in New York: “I’m not going to lie. I don’t really feel so much like a New Yorker. I grew up in an apartment in Texas where you...
Via Standing O Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams Finds Living In New York 'Challenging'

Deron Williams has lived in the New York area since 2011 when he was traded to the then-New Jersey Nets by the Utah Jazz, but he recently expressed being displeased with his life in the area. "I’m not going to lie. I don’t really feel so much like a New Yorker," said Williams to Resident Magazine. "I grew up in an apartment in Texas where you could send your kids...
Via RealGM
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron William: I Don’t Feel Like A New Yorker

If Deron Williams wants to be traded away from the Brooklyn Nets, insulting the city is sure to help his cause.  The embattled Nets point guard bolted Utah with dreams of being a superstar in a big city. That hasn’t come to fruition for Williams, whose body has failed him to this point.  During a Resident Magazine cover story, Williams talks about adjusting to life in the big...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron William: I Don’t Feel Like A New Yorker

If Deron Williams wants to be traded away from the Brooklyn Nets, insulting the city is sure to help his cause.  The embattled Nets point guard bolted Utah with dreams of being a superstar in a big city. That hasn’t come to fruition for Williams, whose body has failed him to this point.  During a Resident Magazine cover story, Williams talks about adjusting to life in the big...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss

FIBA World Cup Studs From Day 5 J.J. Barea And Andray Blatche

As Team USA and Spain rolled to their fourth consecutive wins, Wednesday’s biggest studs were found in a battle between Puerto Rico and the Philippines as the Timberwolves J.J. Barea and Nets free agent Andray Blatche fought to keep their team’s slim hopes of advancing beyond group play alive for another day.
Via Pro Bball Report
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams not to fond of being in New York

Deron Williams not a fan of New York? Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams may play in New York, but the former Utah Jazz star expressed his displeasure with having to live with the day-to-day struggle that is the Big Apple. Williams was on this month’s cover of Resident Magazine, and talked about his adjustments to New York in a feature done by Rory Winston. D-Will used words...
Via Pass The Pill
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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