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Billy King: We Took Our Shot, It Didn't Work

The Brooklyn Nets have taken a step back this season on purpose as they've cleared cap space for 2016. But their draft pick will go to the Boston Celtics as part of the trade for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. “We took our shot and it didn’t work,” Billy King said. “And now to see some of these guys develop and to get it back and for us to have the cap space [next summer...
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Green Envy: What Nets fans said 11/20

Coming into the game, we all knew the Brooklyn Nets were horrible. As a fan I feared the C's would take their opponent lightly and as a result, it would be a contest. Boy was I wrong, that was a whooping. I can't imagine having to watch the Nets all seasonTop Three:I was looking forward to seeing zombies on the walking dead sunday night. guess I don't have to wait. they're playing...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets GM Billy King: Coach Lionel Hollins' job is not in trouble

Hollins is in his second year as Nets coach. Sam Sharpe USA TODAY SportsWhy does Lionel Hollins never sit down when he's coaching on the sidelines? Because the hot seat is never comfortable. Hollins' Nets are off to an 0-7 start, and though no one thought Brooklyn would be any good this year, few believed the team would be quite this bad, arguably the worst squad int he entire NBA...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets GM Billy King has made 'exploratory calls' about trades

King has traded away pick after pick in Brooklyn. Debby Wong USA TODAY SportsIf you're a Nets fan, who is the last person you would want to put your trust in after an 0-7 start to the season? Probably the guy most responsible for getting you off to that winless beginning, right? Well, if that's the case, then I have some pretty bad news for you......Nets general manager Billy King...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Making 'Exploratory Calls' On Possible Trades

The Brooklyn Nets have interest in making a trade though Billy King doesn't expect it to be drastic. The Nets are projected of having $40 million in cap space and don't want to make a short-sighted move. “We can trade now and eat all that space up, get to 30-something wins and make the playoffs in the eighth spot,” King said at the team’s New Jersey practice facility Monday...
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets looking to make trades already?

With the Brooklyn Nets off to a dismal 0-7 start to the 2015-16 regular season, Nets general manager Billy King apparently has already started exploring trade options. Billy King admitted he's made some exploratory calls in case #Nets keep heading down this path. Knows they may have to do something. — Rod Boone (@rodboone) November 9, 2015 King, who is in the final year...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets GM Billy King subtly knocks Knicks and 'local management'

Remember when the Nets first moved to Brooklyn a few years ago, and everyone jumped on the bandwagon of what was the next big rivalry in the NBA, Knicks vs. Nets? Well, that didn't really materialize, did it?The Nets progressively got worse ever since coming from Jersey, possibly readying for their worst season in Brooklyn right now. The Knicks, meanwhile, won 17 games last year...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 6: Billy King is not My Lover, Part 2

Not every trade has one winner and one loser, but boy oh boy some of them sure do. Throughout the month we’ll count down the ten most one-sided trades of the last ten years. The rankings are totally subjective, but this much is for sure: with each of these deals, one team really screwed themselves over, and one team gave themselves a gigantic vault towards glory. March 15, 2012...
Via The Sports Post
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA GMs on the hot seat

When a general manager’s job is believed to be in jeopardy, it can be a moment of dramatic decisions and wildly diverging forks in the road for an NBA franchise. Picture this: let’s say that the team’s 12th man believes that his job is in jeopardy. Suddenly, that 12th man is very uninterested in whether his team wins or loses—instead, he is totally interested in putting...
Via The Sports Post
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

'20 Out of 30 Teams' are Interested in Trading for Bojan Bogdanovic

With the trade deadline coming up, many are wondering if Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King will make a move within the next two weeks. Brook Lopez, Deron Williams, an Paul Pierce are some names that have been speculated as possible trade pieces – but one Nets asset that has been perhaps a bit overlooked is European phenom Bojan Bogdanović.Bogdanović, a 24-year-old swingman...
Via Nets Take Over
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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