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Kevin Garnett Resists Notion Of Buyout From Nets

Kevin Garnett resisted the idea of asking for a contract buyout from the Brooklyn Nets. The notion has been speculated on TV. "I'm all in here," Garnett said. Reporters' question about the topic apparently stopped the interview with Garnett on Sunday.
Via RealGM
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Refusing Nuggets' Offer Of J.J. Hickson, JaVale McGee For Brook Lopez

The Denver Nuggets are pushing an offer of J.J. Hickson and JaVale McGee for Brook Lopez. The Brooklyn Nets have been firm in their refusal to take the offer.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raptors blow big lead, edge Nets 127-122 in overtime

NEW YORK (AP) DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points, Amir Johnson made the tiebreaking basket with 41 seconds left in overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 127-122 on Friday night. Lou Williams finished with 25 points and Johnson had 24 for the Raptors, who led by 17 in the second half before their fifth consecutive victory turned into a difficult one. Johnson made the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets Fall to Raptors 127-122 in Overtime

The Nets have had their struggles with teams with a record of .500 or better, and that would not change tonight with the Toronto Raptors coming to the Barclays Center to hand the Nets their 28th loss of the season, sending the struggling Brooklyn squad to 10 games under .500.Led by Greivis Vasquez, Toronto got the game started with a quick 12-0 run in the first three and a half minutes...
Via Nets Take Over
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who is the Hottest/Coldest Net Right Now?

Hottest: Mason Plumlee USA TODAY Sports Plumlee is the best of this sub-par group.  To be frank, no one has been impressive for the Nets as of late, except for Plumlee, in terms of efficiency, as well as Jarrett Jack, although I thought Plumlee has been impressive.  The sad part about this is that both of these two have been impressive, considering who they are, not impressive...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors-Nets Preview

There has to be an immense level of comfort in a first-place team losing eight of 11 and its division lead dwindling by only one half of a game. That was the case for the Toronto Raptors earlier this month while the Brooklyn Nets missed their chance to make things interesting in the Atlantic Division. As the Nets continue their slide, the Raptors visit Barclays Center on Friday night...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TLM Podcast Ep. 50: Looking back on 1-49, and discussing the Brooklyn Nets with Reed Wallach

Looking back at some of the podcast’s greater moments, and discussing the Brooklyn Nets with guest Reed Wallach of NetsDaily.com. We have reached the historic 50th episode of The Lottery Mafia Podcast. I know, we’re just as surprised as you are. To mark the occasion, James Plowright and I dedicated the first 27 minutes of the episode to reflecting back on all the fun we...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets F Teletovic released from hospital after blood clots

NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets say forward Mirza Teletovic, hospitalized last week in Los Angeles with blood clots in his lungs, is being released and traveling home. Team physician Dr. Michael Farber says Wednesday he expects Teletovic to make a full recovery. Teletovic was diagnosed with pulmonary embolus following a loss to the Clippers last Thursday and started on blood-thinning...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks Plan To Sign Jorge Gutierrez To 10-Day Contract

The Milwaukee Bucks are planning to sign Jorge Gutierrez to a 10-day contract this week. Gutierrez played for Jason Kidd last season on the Brooklyn Nets.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Actively Seeking Trades In Wake Of Injuries

The Charlotte Hornets have hit a road block in the form of injuries. Marvin Williams, and Bismack Biyombo both left Saturday’s 76-71 win with a concussion, and a bruised knee respectively.  The most significant setback is point-guard Kemba Walker’s decision to have surgery on his left knee to repair a torn left lateral meniscus, and will be out for at least six weeks. With the...
Via Trade Street Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How Mason Plumlee Learned the Value of Leg Days and a Good Night's Sleep

The Brooklyn Nets weren't supposed to be Mason Plumlee's team. Not this early, anyway. But injuries to Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez earlier in the season forced the
Via Stack
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets evaluating coach Lionel Hollins

The Brooklyn Nets, with a record of 2-10 in their last 12 games, are in the process of evaluating head coach Lionel Hollins, according to Marc Stein and Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN. ESPN reported Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is monitoring the situation closely. The Nets, with their recent slide, have fallen out of the top 8 in the Eastern conference. The Nets (18-26), currently sit...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins’ job already in question with Nets

Lionel Hollins’ job as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets already seems to be in jeopardy as the team slides in the standings. The Nets have gone 2-10 over their past 12 games, including a stretch of seven straight losses, and they’re now ninth in the East with an 18-26 record. Their last two losses,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Already Considering Firing Coach Lionel Hollins

The Brooklyn Nets are evaluating head coach Lionel Hollins, and every facet of the team in the wake of a 2-10 slide that coincides with the franchise being up for sale. The Nets lost consecutive road games last week to the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz by 39 and 35 points, respectively, sparking concern within the organization about whether Hollins’ message is getting through...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Evaluating Lionel Hollins

The Brooklyn Nets have launched an in-season evaluation on various aspects of the team, including the performance of Lionel Hollins as head coach. Hollins is in the first season of a four-year deal worth more than $20 million. Sources said Monday that the Nets, in hopes of sparking a change to their fortunes, will continue to pursue a shake-up trade or two before the Feb. 19 deadline...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez Prefers To Remain With Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have pursued trade scenarios involving Brook Lopez, but his preference is to remain with the franchise. Lopez has a player option for the 15-16 season. The Oklahoma City Thunder have been one of the teams purusing a trade for Lopez.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets, Hornets Discuss Trade Involving Joe Johnson, Lance Stephenson

The Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets have restarted trade discussions that involve Joe Johnson, according to sources. The Hornets and Nets are discussing a larger package that would likely include Lance Stephenson, Gerald Henderson and Marvin Williams. Charlotte owner Michael Jordan has been intrigued with the possibility of Johnson, who has struggled recently with tendinitis.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Nets close to a mega-deal for Joe Johnson?

Photo Credit: NewYorkTimes.com   The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly heated-up trade talks with the Charlotte Hornets. This new trade would potentially send Joe Johnson, and his nearly $50 million contract. Johnson is owed roughly $24 million over each of the next two seasons, respectively. The Nets went all in on a few bad contracts, broken pieces, and corpses of formal champions...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Trying to Trade Joe Johnson to Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets and Brooklyn Nets have restarted trade discussions, this time focused on guard Joe Johnson for Lance Stephenson according to Yahoo Sports. Both teams are discussing a larger package that would likely include guards Lance Stephenson and Gerald Henderson and forward Marvin Williams. The Nets have dropped eight of 10 games, and fallen a half-game behind the...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee to represent Brooklyn Nets in dunk contest

Second year star Mason Plumlee is best known for his game winning block on Lebron James’ last second dunk attempt last season. That block solidified the Brooklyn Nets regular season sweep of the Miami Heat. But other than that, Plumlee has been electrifying fans with his emphatic dunks. For Nets fans it’s no surprise he has been named a participant in this years NBA Dunk Contest...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan destroys Brook Lopez

He’s baaaaaack! DeAndre Jordan totally went DeAndre Jordan on the Nets’ Brook Lopez recently with a dunk that left Lopez in pieces and the Clippers’ bench rejoicing. Check out the Jordan slamming one down on the Nets big man with a dunk that was probably felt all over the world. The post DeAndre Jordan destroys Brook Lopez appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan destroys Brook Lopez

He’s baaaaaack! DeAndre Jordan totally went DeAndre Jordan on the Nets’ Brook Lopez recently with a dunk that left Lopez in pieces and the Clippers’ bench rejoicing. Check out the Jordan slamming one down on the Nets big man with a dunk that was probably felt all over the world. The post DeAndre Jordan destroys Brook Lopez appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets forward Teletovic has blood clots in lungs, out for season

NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets say Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovic is in a Los Angeles hospital with blood clots in his lungs and will miss the rest of the NBA season. The 29-year-old Teletovic was taken there after he had shortness of breath during Thursday's game against the Clippers. He was given blood thinners to reduce the clots, and will remain in Los Angeles until he is cleared...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Mirza Teletovic Out For Season With Blood Clots In His Lungs

This is sad and truly scary. According to reports, Brooklyn Nets big man Mirza Teletovic will miss the remainder of the season. The Nets announced Friday morning that Teletovic has multiple blood clots in his lungs. Teletovic left the Nets game Thursday night due to shortness of breath, and it was at an LA hospital where the clots were found. Nets announce Mirza Teletovic is...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' Deron Williams still out with rib injury, won't play on road trip

  The Brooklyn Nets say Deron Williams' injured rib will sideline the point guard through their three-game road trip. Williams is working his way back from fractured left rib cartilage. He missed his seventh consecutive game Wednesday night at Sacramento. The Nets say Williams ''has begun on-court non-contact work,'' but is still experiencing pain. The former All-Star has battled...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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