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3 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Which Net is more likely to have a breakout season?

Last year we saw Mason Plumlee fill the empty void left by the injured Brook Lopez , and florished into one of the key cornerstones for our franchise.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

BleacherReport

How Many NBA Players Does Each 2014 FIBA World Cup Team Have?

Though there are plenty of fantastic basketball players who haven't played in the NBA and likely won't for either their entire careers or a significant portion of them - Argentina's Facundo Campazzo and Brazil's Marcelo Huertas immediately spring to mind - the Association tends to have the sport's largest collection of talent.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Indiana Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls

Nets Daily

In big wins, Bojan Bogdanovic explodes vs. Lithuania while Mason...

In their last warm-ups before the FIBA World Cup begins this weekend, Team USA and Croatia breezed to unexpectedly big wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic, Philadelphia 76ers, Dario Saric

Nets Daily

Kobe Bryant: Deron Williams 'psyched himself out' of Game 2 against the Miami Heat

Following Chris Ballad's f antastic longform piece on Kobe Bryant last week, the SI writer released a series of topics that was discussed with Bryant and people close to him.

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Blue Man Hoop

Can Shaun Livingston Have A Similar Impact As Jarrett Jack?

May 8, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard Shaun Livingston dribbles the ball as Miami Heat guard Ray Allen defends during the second half in game two of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Ray Allen, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies

Nets Daily

Cory Jefferson loved watching KG growing up, embraces "rebounding specialist" role

In an interview with The Sports Cave, Cory Jefferson says he likes being called a "rebounding specialist;" says Kevin Garnett was one of his favorite players to watch and learn from growing up and talks about the risk he took on Draft Night.

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Nets Daily

Oddsmakers lower expectations for the Brooklyn Nets

When the Nets acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett a year ago, oddsmakers took notice.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Kobe Bryant, NBA Players, Jose Calderon, Dallas Mavericks

Nets Daily

Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he close Mason Plumlee for Team USA

It certainly wasn't a defense and not even an explanation, but in an interview with a North Carolina newspaper, Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose his former center for Team USA ... and how USA Basketball only decided at the last minute to choose a select team to practice against the senior team.

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BleacherReport

Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Brooklyn Nets Newcomer This Season

When you're well over the salary cap, adding pieces is always difficult. Add in the losses of Paul Pierce and Shaun Livingston, two critical players in last year's turnaround, and the Nets were going to be fighting an uphill battle this offseason either way.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic, Washington Wizards, Paul Pierce, Golden State Warriors, Shaun Livingston

Mon Aug 25, 2014

BleacherReport

Biggest Losers of the 2014 NBA Offseason

It seems like it was just yesterday we were waiting on LeBron James' announcement to head back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but believe it or not, that was well over a month ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Washington Wizards, Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons

Examiner.com

Unsigned Net still a question mark

As training camp and the preseason near, the Nets appear to have their rotation in place.

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New York Post

Did Minnesota pull off the best superstar trade of this era?

As last season wore on and it became obvious the Timberwolves were going to miss the playoffs for the sixth time in Kevin Love's six-year NBA career, it was hard to fathom how Minnesota could get anywhere near market value in return for their want-away star.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Love, NBA Players, New Orleans Hornets

Nets Daily

How steep the Brooklyn Nets learning curve under new coach Hollins

Lionel Hollins is the Brooklyn Nets fourth coach in three years following Avery Johnson, P.J. Carlesimo and Jason Kidd .

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

New York Post

Nets youngster secures himself a Plum' assignment

When Plumlee was drafted by the Nets last summer, his arrival was immediately overshadowed by the blockbuster draft-night deal that saw future Hall of Famers Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett come to Brooklyn, and Plumlee had to earn a shot at getting some playing time.

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Nets Daily

Mirza Teletovic scores 25 --12 in fourth-- to lead Bosnia over Great Britain

Bosnia all but assured its return to FIBA Eurobasket next year with a 7 74-68 8 win over Joe Prunty's Great Britain squad in the FIBA Europe Qualifying Round.

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Sports Media 101

Former New York Knicks' Forward Shawne Williams Signs with Miami Heat

Knicks 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Knicks as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Nets Daily

Minnesota Timberwolves went for good young players -- but not picks -- in Kevin Love deal

In light of the Kevin Love trade on Saturday, we've updated our analysis of superstar trades over the past decade.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Nikola Pekovic, Alexey Shved

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Nets Daily

NetsDaily Off-Season Report #15

Every weekend, we update the Nets ' off-season with bits and pieces of information, gossip, analysis, etc.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Andrei Kirilenko, Sergey Karasev, Deron Williams, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

Nets Daily

Mason Plumlee for America

Team USA announced the final roster of 12 players Saturday morning and the 7'1" Nets center is going to Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Bojan Bogdanovic, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Duke University NCAA, Mason Plumlee, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Sergey Karasev, Deron Williams, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Nets Daily

Deadlines and Commitments - No. 55

With five Nets playing in FIBA competition --three in the World Cup, two in FIBA Europe's qualifying tournament-- and one assistant coaching in the Worlds, Brooklyn will be well represented.

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