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2 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Team USA blows out Serbia in FIBA World Cup gold medal game

Mason Plumlee , who won an NCAA title in 2010, now has a gold medal from the FIBA World Cup as well. Plumlee was awarded the gold after Team USA blew out Serbia, 129-92, in Madrid.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic

7 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Fiba World Cup Gold Medal Game: Usa vs. Serbia, 3:00 PM Est, ESPN2

Here we are, at the 2014 FIBA World Cup gold medal game, where we expected Team USA to be. However, they aren't lining up against Spain, as most anticipated.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Phoenix Suns, Bogdan Bogdanovic, NBA Players

11 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Offseason Recap: A look at who and what the Nets gained for the upcoming season

On Friday we discussed what the Nets lost this offseason. In this feature, we discuss what the Nets have gained this offseason, and why these additions should keep you optimistic about the 2014-2015 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Markel Brown, Oklahoma State University NCAA, Oklahoma State Cowboys NCAA Basketball, Baylor University NCAA, Cory Jefferson, Baylor Bears NCAA Basketball

14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

What Brooklyn Nets Need from Joe Johnson Next Season

This season, a playoff berth should satiate Brooklyn Nets fans. But with Deron Williams and his questionable ankles a year older, a new leader must emerge.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Nets Daily

Jerome Jordan can be exactly what the Nets need

The Nets most recent signing, Jerome Jordan , could give Brooklyn an intriguing piece who might be kept on past training camp. Jordan has only played 21 career games in the NBA, with the Knicks in 2011-2012, but he has ideal size for a big man in Lionel Hollins ' system.

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Is Deron WIlliams "the man" for Brooklyn Nets?

For whatever reason last year, Deron Williams deferred team leadership to Paul Pierce , Kevin Garnett and later Joe Johnson . It might have been his injuries.

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ESPN: Clippers close to deal with Lawrence Frank

It's buried in the middle of a story on the Clippers signing Hedo Turkoglu , and is treated as if it's a minor development ...for L.A., but ESPN's Arash Markazi writes that Doc Rivers is about to sign Lawrence Frank as an assistant coach. The Clippers are also close to finalizing their coaching staff.

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BleacherReport

Building the All-FIBA World Cup Teams After Semifinals

Global dominance, at least in the basketball sense, is within grasp for the two teams left standing at the 2014 FIBA World Cup. victory over France on Friday, the heavily favored Team USA now knows what awaits it in Sunday's championship clash.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonas Valanciunas, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Aron Baynes, Olympic Basketball, NBA Players, Petteri Koponen, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Nets Daily

Could Mason Plumlee and/or Bojan Bogdanovic Potentially Be NBA...

This was just a thought crossing my mind of how Mason Plumlee could be a game changer sort of like how Tyson Chandler was for that other team in NYC . It just the first thing that comes to mind when I him play, to me if he comes out of playing for team USA with anything it should be Rebounding, and a stronger defensive instinct, of course he needs to work on his shooting touch but maybe 2-3 years down the line he will be a contender for a spot on the team.

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Offseason Recap: A look at who and what the Nets lost this offseason on the basketball court

The Brooklyn Nets and their capped-out roster came up short of championship aspirations last season when they fell in the second round to the Miami Heat . So now, here we are yet again with another dramatic offseason in the books and training camp just weeks away.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Jason Terry, Reggie Evans, NBA Players

Nets Daily

The real reasons for our 10-21 start last season.

After last summer we all had very high expectations. We added 2 future Hall of Famers in Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to our already existing core trio of stars: Deron Williams , Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson .

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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Andrei Kirilenko's Utah home is burglarized, few valuables taken

Andrei Kirilenko's home outside Salt Lake City was burglarized over the weekend but his wife, Masha Lopatova told KSL TV in Utah that little of value was taken. Kirlenko, who spent the summer in St. Tropez on the French Riviera and Utah, has been back in New York for about a month.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Sports, NBA Basketball

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Billy King: Danny Ferry is "the furthest thing from a racist"

Billy King, who played with Danny Ferry at Duke and has been a lifelong friend, on Thursday issued a statement to Zach Lowe of Grantland. Ferry is in the midst of a bit of controversy after a transcript and then audio tape surfaced of the Hawks' GM making an insensitive comment about Luol Deng.

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Jason Kidd says he feels at home in Milwaukee, where his neighbors baked him brownies

Jason Kidd spent one season as the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets , but it never felt like he was at home in the city of New York, let alone the borough of Brooklyn. After having lobbied for the job just months prior to his retirement from the NBA as a player, Kidd over-played his hand at season's end and soon found himself as the newest head coach of the Bucks and living in Milwaukee.

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Team USA advances to the FIBA World Cup finals after beating Lithuania, 96-68

It wasn't easy in the early goings, but the USA Men's Basketball team took off in the second half and took care of business against a tough Lithuania team, 96-68, and now advances to the FIBA World Cup finals. Klay Thompson led the way for the USA, after scoring 14 first half points, playing a bigger role when Stephen Curry got into early foul trouble.

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Fiba World Cup Semifinals: Usa vs. Lithuania, 3:00 PM Est, ESPN2

Team USA will take on Lithuania in the FIBA World Cup Semifinals. It's not going to be an easy one, with Lithuania boasting plenty of size in the middle, but Team USA has been rolling through the tournament thus far and with Spain done in the tournament, the light at the end of the tunnel is much brighter.

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League source: Brooklyn Nets signing Jerome Jordan to training camp deal

Jerome Jordan , a 7'1" center who last played in the NBA for the Knicks two years ago, has been signed to a training camp contract, a league source tells NetsDaily. The signing is expected to be announced later Thursday.

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Zach Lowe on Bojan Bogdanovic: "a player who should fit in any...

Zach Lowe of Grantland is one of the NBA's best writers ... and a big fan of Croatian basketball. His wife is Croatian and he visits the country every summer.

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Will someone please take Kieth Bogans from the Celtics?

For all intents and purposes, Keith Bogans isn't an NBA player at this moment. He's a commodity.

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Related Topix: Sports, Keith Bogans, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, Indiana Pacers, Evan Turner, Los Angeles Lakers, MarShon Brooks

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