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17 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Brooklyn Nets add youth and athleticism, but what about leadership?

The Nets will be a much younger, much more athletic and certainly less expensive team when they walk unto the court next November, but what about leadership? Can they overcome the loss of Paul Pierce and Jason Kidd , both with reputations for toughness when it counts? And will the "core" of Deron Williams , Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson , who were ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | BleacherReport

1 Critical Decision Facing Every NBA Team Before 2014-15 Season

The NBA offseason has been dominated by events such as LeBron James' return home, Carmelo Anthony's return to the New York Knicks and Chris Bosh's decision to sign a massive contract in South Beach.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

22 hrs ago | MSNBC

Sasha Vujacic has been working out with Blake Griffin, eyes NBA return this season

Sasha Vujacic last played meaningful NBA minutes back in 2011 as a member of the Nets, but played six-plus seasons before that, all with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Sasha Vujacic, NBA Players, Blake Griffin

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Grading Every NBA Team's 2014 Free Agency Performance

It took a while for the NBA 's highly-anticipated free agency period to kick into high gear, but once it did, pens were put to paper at a rapid pace.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto Raptors, Lou Williams, NBA Players

Nets Daily

Confirmed: Cory Jefferson has signed a contract with the Nets

Earlier today, Cory Jefferson released a photo on his Instagram account showing him signing what looked to be a contract, with the caption "It's official, Thank God" and a verse from the Bible, Matthew 19:30, that relates to him being the last player picked in the Draft... That's all the information we had.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Baylor University NCAA, Cory Jefferson, Baylor Bears NCAA Basketball, NBA Basketball

Sunherald.com

Nets sign Bogdanovic

The Brooklyn Nets have signed forward Bojan Bogdanovic to a multi-year contract, general manager Billy King announced on Tuesday.

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Nets Daily

FINALLY! Bojan Bogdanovic signs with the Brooklyn Nets

Three years after he was drafted and a year after the Nets and he almost came to an agreement, Billy King announced that Bojan Bogdanovic has signed a contract with Brooklyn.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic, Zoran Planinic, Phoenix Suns, Goran Dragic

Nets Daily

Will the Brooklyn Nets finally play in Mikhail Prokhorov's hometown?

Not long after Mikhail Prokhorov bought the Nets in 2010, he arranged for the team to take a round-the-world trip, stopping in Moscow for one day to practice and participate in a children's hoops event, then flying on to Beijing and Shanghai for games vs. the Rockets before heading home across the Pacific to New Jersey.

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Dunking with Wolves

Timberwolves Should Pursue Andray Blatche

Apr 27, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets center Andray Blatche reacts against the Toronto Raptors during the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett

Nets Daily

Josh Smith

But the Nets were exploring the possibility of picking up Smith before the trade deadline two seasons ago.

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Nets Daily

Sergey Karasev to join Russian national team this weekend in Moscow

Sergey Karasev will join the Russian national team this weekend in preparation for the FIBA Europe Qualifying Tournament in August.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Sergey Karasev, Bojan Bogdanovic, Jarrett Jack, Timofey Mozgov, Denver Nuggets

Mon Jul 21, 2014

BleacherReport

NBA Free Agency 2014: Best Destinations for Top Players Remaining

The 2014 NBA free-agency period is no longer the round-the-clock spectacle it was when LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony were busy making their highly anticipated decisions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Shawn Marion

Nets Daily

Andrei Kirilenko denies trashing Jason Kidd in Russian news report

Mike Mazzeo spoke to Andrei Kirilenko about his interview with a leading Russian sports tabloid and the Nets forward says it misconstrued his feelings toward his coach last season.

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Nets Daily

Michael Jenkins gets training camp invitation from Brooklyn Nets

Michael Jenkins, a journeyman European player who saw his summer league stint as his last chance at the NBA dream, will get another: After playing well at both ends of the court in Orlando, the 6'4" shooting guard has accepted an invitation to the Nets training camp in October, his agent tweeted.

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

Bullets Forever

The Wizards may have too many big men

It's a weird thing to say, but have the Wizards loaded up on their frontcourt too much at the expense of other positions? I agree with common opinion that the Wizards had a great offseason, though mostly for big-picture reasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Kevin Seraphin, Marcin Gortat, Al Harrington, NBA Players, Drew Gooden

Nets Daily

John Schuhmann's Power Rankings: Brooklyn Nets at No. 17

John Schuhmann seems as bored as the rest of us. With free agency wrapping up and only a few roster spots open around the league, he ranks the league's 30 teams from San Antonio at the top to Philadelphia at the bottom and the Nets pretty much in the middle.

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Dallas Morning News

Mavericks announce signing of Richard Jefferson adding forward depth

New Jersey Nets' Richard Jefferson reacts after hitting a free throw to give the Nets the lead after he was fouled tying the game with a driving lay-up in the closing seconds against the Chicago Bulls, Saturday night, Nov. 5, 2005, in East Rutherford, N.J. Jefferson scored 28 points as the Nets beat the Bulls, 100-99.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Vince Carter, Summer Olympic, Jason Kidd (2008 Beijing Olympics)

Nets Daily

As more milestones approach, Kevin Garnett's legacy is enhanced

Kevin Garnett's contract runs out at the end of this season. He has already achieved enough to be considered among the greatest power forwards, indeed among the greatest players, in NBA history.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Nets Daily

Andrei Kirilenko: "We intend to seriously compete for the title"

Still waiting for a human translation, but it appears from a Google translation, that Andrei Kirilenko has told a Moscow sports tabloid that the Nets remain in the hunt for a championship and it was "hard" with Jason Kidd as head coach.

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The Daily Record

Schimmel's 29 leads East win in WNBA All-Star Game

Showtime Shoni lived up to her nickname in her first WNBA All-Star Game. And a wild game it was.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tamika Catchings, Charles, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics, Lisa Leslie (2008 Beijing Olympics)

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