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The Brooklyn Nets are Finally Trying to Rebuild

ATLANTA, GA – APRIL 29: Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets drives against Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on April 29, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) The Brooklyn Nets deserve at least some sort of credit for trying to win in...
Via The Sports Journal
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Linda Cohn trashes the Nets on a hot mic

Much of the focus this NBA offseason has been on the Knicks and Lakers hilariously striking out on every free agent they’re pursuing, but what about the Brooklyn Nets not doing anything? That was the question Linda Cohn had on SportsCenter when she was caught with a hot mic, and well…she has a point! Let’s be honest here – the hockey-loving Cohn is probably just irritated...
Via Awful Announcing
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Video: Linda Cohn gets caught off camera talking trash about the Brooklyn Nets during SportsCenter

As it stands right now, many people believe that the New York Knicks are struggling the most during the free agency period. While we can debate that, they are definitely in the running for having the worst off-season. But one female sports anchor doesn’t understand why only the Knicks are getting bashed by everyone. ESPN’s Linda Cohn got caught up on Thursday after she was heard...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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The Brooklyn Nets and free agency so far

Brook Lopez The first of July marked the beginning of the NBA’s free agency period, and the Brooklyn Nets wasted no time getting down to business. Heading into July, the Nets’ number-one priority was to re-sign Brook Lopez, especially after the seven-foot center exercised his player option almost a week ago. Yet, the move proved to be beneficial for both parties. Not only did...
Via isportsweb.com
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Thomas Robinson Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Nets

Thomas Robinson and the Brooklyn Nets have agreed upon a two-year deal. The Nets had interest in Robinson last year when he was waived by the Denver Nuggets, but he was claimed by the Philadelphia 76ers. Robinson was a lottery pick in the 2012 NBA Draft out of Kansas by the Sacramento Kings.
Via RealGM
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Linda Cohn caught trash talking Brooklyn Nets on ESPN (Video)

ESPN anchor Linda Cohn was burned by a hot mic during an episode of “SportsCenter” on Thursday. Cohn must have been having a conversation off air about NBA free agency, because when the show re-joined and went live, she was caught on-air talking some trash about the Brookly Nets. “You know who hasn’t done a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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The Nets had no other choice than to sign Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young

The Nets don't exactly have the brightest future. And because of that, bringing back Thaddeus Young and Brook Lopez were necessary for them to compete next season.The contracts (three years, $60 million for Lopez and four years, $50 million for Young) may seem like a lot, but Bleacher Report's Fred Katz actually explains why that money for both of them actually isn't that much. Here...
Via Fox Sports
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Shane Larkin, Nets Agree Upon Two-Year, $3M Deal

Shane Larkin has agreed upon a two-year, $3 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets. Larkin spent the 14-15 season with the New York Knicks. Larkin gives the Nets depth in the backcourt though they also currently have Deron Williams, Steve Blake and Jarrett Jack.
Via RealGM
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The Brooklyn Nets Take Care of Their Own at the Start of Free Agency

Brook Lopez #11 high fives Thaddeus Young #30 of the Brooklyn Nets during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Atlanta Hawks during the NBA Playoffs. (Mandatory Credit:ESPN/Getty Images) The Brooklyn Nets were quick about getting their guys resigned after free agency opened on Wednesday at 12am. They renewed contracts with both Brook Lopez and Thaddeus young...
Via The Sports Journal
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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
2 days 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via TopSportsReport
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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
3 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....
Via Hoops-Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Hoops-Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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