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Jason Collins will wait till summer's end to decide on career

There's no indication the Nets are interested in bringing Jason Collins back next season, and Collins has spent much of the summer promoting a human rights agenda. Now, he tells the Washington Blade that he's not giving up on the possibility of playing again, that he's been working out and will make a decision at summer's end.
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Can Jarrett Jack make Brooklyn Nets fans forget about Shaun Livingston?

Jarrett Jack is, more or less, the forgotten man of the off-season. With so much attention focused on the health of Brook Lopez and Deron Williams, the silence of Kevin Garnett, the departure of Paul Pierce, the emergence of Mason Plumlee and the "youth movement," Jack's acquisition hasn't gotten much attention. But last week's announcement that the man he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Nets Don't Plan On Restricting Brook Lopez's Minutes

The Brooklyn Nets are optimistic Brook Lopez will make a full return from foot reconstruction surgery this season. The Nets believed that losing Lopez made a deep run into last season's playoffs impossible. "Missing (Brook Lopez) didn't allow us to go further (last season)..right now, there isn't a plan to put any restrictions on him," said Billy King.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
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Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Grading Alan Anderson’s Signing

Brooklyn Nets: Alan Anderson Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 2.5 million (Player Option) Anderson was semi-productive for the Nets in his 1st Brooklyn season, gives them needed perimeter depth and could even start. They are very thin at small forward, as Andrei Kirilenko is their only veteran at the position and they only have...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets acquire Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev from Cavaliers

Amidst the free agency chaos currently taking the NBA by storm the Brooklyn Nets get a nice little pick up in Jarrett Jack in a three-team trade involving the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics. The trade sent Brooklyn’s Marcus Thornton to Boston along with the draft rights to Ilkan Karaman, Christian Drejer and Edin Bavcic to Cleveland. The Celtics come out of the trade...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets’ Andrei Kirilenko donated salary to Russian orphange

http://sports-kings.com/nysportskings/nets-andrei-kirilenko-donated-salary-russian-orphange/ Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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Nets’ Andrei Kirilenko donated salary to Russian orphange

AP Image Andrei Kirilenko has made a lot of money in his time in the NBA.  The Russian forward who plays for the Brooklyn Nets after stints with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz in a career spanning over a decade. In an interview with Russia’s proSports magazine (translated by Rush’n Hoops), Kirilenko revealed that he donated almost all of his $5 million salary to a...
Via New York Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Andrei Kirilenko helped a Moscow orphanage

In an interview with Russia's PROSport magazine, translated by Rush'n Hoops, Andrei Kirilenko reveals for the first time that he donated most of his 2011-12 salary to a Moscow orphanage. Kirilenko played that year for CSKA Moscow, where he earned an estimated 4 million euros --or about $5 million-- after taxes. Stanislav Gridassov, editor-in-chief of PROsport magazine and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Mirza Teletovic on Bojan Bogdanovic: "Adjustment will be hard" but "We will make a great tandem"

Mirza Teletovic spoke with Sportske Novosti, a Croatian sports site, about his new teammate and fellow Croatian speaker, Bojan Bogdanovic. He is excited about playing with a player he played against so often growing up. Many thanks for the translation provided by NetsDaily poster eunets. Bottom line: Bogdanovic will have a tough transition but Teletovic is prepared to help him and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Collins is probably done with professional basketball

Jason Collins is probably done with professional basketball. And he should be. He's still undecided about attempting a return for his 14th NBA season. And he does have some interest in becoming a coach or joining a front office. But right now, he is already fulfilled and has never been more relevant to the sports landscape. Collins, the first openly gay active player in major...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets 2014-2015 Schedule Released; Jason Kidd Returns November 19

Today, at 6 P.M., the entire 2014-2015 Nets schedule, along with the rest of the NBA, was released on a special on NBATV.The Nets will be opening on October 29 in Boston, and will be hosting Oklahoma City on November 3 for their home opener. Both games will begin at 7:30 PM.Key games for this upcoming season include:The Nets will play the Knicks for the first metting between the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets to Open 2014-15 season in Boston; host Oklahoma City in Home Opener

The Brooklyn Nets will be opening up the 2014-2015 NBA season in Boston against the Celtics on Wednesday, October 29, according to NetsDaily. They will then play another road game (against Washington), then will host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, November 3 for their home opener.NetsDaily is also saying that the Nets will not play on Christmas Day nor New Years’ Day, as...
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Nets guard Markel Brown out 4-6 weeks with broken right hand

  Brooklyn Nets rookie Markel Brown has a broken bone in his right hand that will keep him from basketball activities for four to six weeks. The Nets said Brown was injured while working out Monday in Las Vegas and was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand. His hand was placed in a cast. Brown was drafted by Minnesota with the No. 44...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets rookie Brown out with broken right hand

NEW YORK (AP) Brooklyn Nets rookie Markel Brown has a broken bone in his right hand that will keep him from basketball activities for four to six weeks. The Nets said Brown was injured while working out Monday in Las Vegas and was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand. His hand was placed in a cast. Brown was drafted by Minnesota with...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Markel Brown Breaks Hand While Working Out

Brooklyn Nets guard Markel Brown has been diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand. Brown, who was injured while working out in Las Vegas earlier on Monday, had his hand placed in a cast and will be held out of basketball activities for a period of 4-6 weeks. Brown, the 44th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, was acquired from the Minnesota...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets rookie Markel Brown fractures hand, out 4-6 weeks

Brooklyn Nets guard Markel Brown has been diagnosed with a fractured right hand, as announced by the team on Monday, putting the former Oklahoma State guard out 4-6 weeks.
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins believes Kevin Garnett will be back in Brooklyn

If there's one thing you should know about Kevin Garnett, besides his phenomenal defense, intensity and All-NBA talent, it's that he says nothing during the offseason. Nothing at all.KG likes his privacy in the summer and it's hard to blame him. He's on stage for seven or eight straight months out of the year. Give the guy his downtime. Not to say you should feel...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins: ‘All reports that I have’ say that Kevin Garnett will be returning to Nets

When Paul Pierce unexpectedly left the Nets in free agency to join the Washington Wizards, questions were immediately raised about Kevin Garnett, and whether or not he’d be interested in playing without Pierce in Brooklyn for the final year of his contract. While we have yet to hear anything from Garnett himself on the matter, the reports have been trickling in for the past couple...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee wants to start for Brooklyn Nets

Mason Plumlee has that confidence ... and now that he's not a rookie, he's more willing to talk about his goals. "Oh yeah," Plumlee replied this week when asked if he wanted to start. "What player doesn’t wanna start?" That would mean power forward, a position that Kevin Garnett held down last year and Mirza Teletovic has to have his eye on as well...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards hire Roy Rogers as assistant coach

The Washington Wizards announced today that the team has named Roy Rogers as an assistant on the staff of Head Coach Randy Wittman. Rogers comes to Washington after spending the 2013-14 season with the Brooklyn Nets. He began his NBA coaching career with the Nets, serving as an assistant coach from 2008-2010. He then served as an assistant coach with the Boston Celtics as part of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins OK with Nets playing for their nations

With five of the 15 players the Nets have under contract playing for their countries this summer, there are few teams around the league more impacted by international competition than Brooklyn. But even in the wake of Paul George’s devastating injury last week — which has rekindled debate about whether NBA players should be participating in international play — Nets coach...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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