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The Brooklyn Nets are Finally Trying to Rebuild

ATLANTA, GA – APRIL 29: Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets drives against Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on April 29, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory credit: Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) The Brooklyn Nets deserve at least some sort of credit for trying to win in...
Via The Sports Journal
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Linda Cohn trashes the Nets on a hot mic

Much of the focus this NBA offseason has been on the Knicks and Lakers hilariously striking out on every free agent they’re pursuing, but what about the Brooklyn Nets not doing anything? That was the question Linda Cohn had on SportsCenter when she was caught with a hot mic, and well…she has a point! Let’s be honest here – the hockey-loving Cohn is probably just irritated...
Via Awful Announcing
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Linda Cohn gets caught off camera talking trash about the Brooklyn Nets during SportsCenter

As it stands right now, many people believe that the New York Knicks are struggling the most during the free agency period. While we can debate that, they are definitely in the running for having the worst off-season. But one female sports anchor doesn’t understand why only the Knicks are getting bashed by everyone. ESPN’s Linda Cohn got caught up on Thursday after she was heard...
Via No Guts, No Glory
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets and free agency so far

Brook Lopez The first of July marked the beginning of the NBA’s free agency period, and the Brooklyn Nets wasted no time getting down to business. Heading into July, the Nets’ number-one priority was to re-sign Brook Lopez, especially after the seven-foot center exercised his player option almost a week ago. Yet, the move proved to be beneficial for both parties. Not only did...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Linda Cohn caught trash talking Brooklyn Nets on ESPN (Video)

ESPN anchor Linda Cohn was burned by a hot mic during an episode of “SportsCenter” on Thursday. Cohn must have been having a conversation off air about NBA free agency, because when the show re-joined and went live, she was caught on-air talking some trash about the Brookly Nets. “You know who hasn’t done a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sergey Karasev 'hopeful' he can play in FIBA Europe

Sergey Karasev sat out the second half of this past season with a knee injury. At first, it didn't appear he'd be able to play for the Russian National Team over the summer. The injury was too much and would hold him out. Now, the only thing that's being held out is hope for Karasev to play.From esteemed Nets blog NetsDaily:Karasev averaged 4.6 points per game this past season and...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets and Brook Lopez Finalizing Three-Year, $60 Million Contract

The Brooklyn Nets aren’t wasting any time throwing some of that green stuff around. Shortly after free agency opened early Wednesday morning, it became apparent that the Nets and center Brook Lopez were looking to get a deal done in relatively short order. Now comes this report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports indicating that the two sides are finalizing the terms of a...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

One Free Agent the Nets Should Target at Each Position

Point Guard Kendall Marshall With Deron Williams and Jarrett Jack on the roster for next season, this is not a pressing need by any means.  So, if the Nets look to add a point guard, they’d look to add one for depth and future purposes. Kendall Marshall would fit the bill nicely for the Nets.  Marshall showed off his passing skills and potential during his stint with the Lakers...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez expected to re-sign with Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets are working to retain both Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young in free agency this offseason, and it appears that there is a very good chance that they will be able to make that happen. According to a report from Michael Scotto, Lopez is expected to re-sign with the Nets when free agency opens up. Brook Lopez is expected to re-sign with the Nets. He wants to stay....
Via Hoops-Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez and Thaddeus expected to re-sign with Nets

Rival teams interested in free agent center Brook Lopez and forward Thaddeus Young have an increasing belief that the two big men will re-sign with the Nets. According to ESPN.com, teams believe that Lopez and Young will reach verbal agreements with the Nets shortly after free agency begins on Wednesday at midnight.  The two are able to negotiate their new contracts beginning Wednesday...
Via Hoops-Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets believe they can trade Deron Williams

It just remains to be seen whether that market includes much more than a pair of old jockstraps and some other dirty laundry. Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN New York reported on Monday that the Brooklyn Nets believe there is a trade market for point guard Deron Williams, who has been an underwhelming presence for the team since being acquired from the Utah Jazz in February of 2011. ...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets believe that Deron Williams has trade value

Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY SportsThe Brooklyn Nets are in for an interesting offseason to say the least as they look to re-tool their roster to make a run in the Eastern Conference. Deron Williams may end up getting shopped in trade talks at some point throughout the offseason, and the Nets still believe that they can find a trade partner for him despite all of the injury trouble that...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Believe That There Is a Trade Market for PG Deron Williams

Deron Williams as at one point one of the best players in the NBA, but injuries have derailed his career since being traded to the Brooklyn Nets. Despite the issues that he has faced, he has still found ways to keep his career alive with good play when he is on the court. There is a chance that the Nets will look to trade him this offseason, but there are questions about whether...
Via Hoops-Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets, Grizzlies reportedly discussed Joe Johnson trade

The Brooklyn Nets aren’t a championship contender, so they don’t need a slightly above average player who costs $25 million per season. The Memphis Grizzlies lack a perimeter weapon to complement Mike Conley, so they need to upgrade the backcourt. Per ESPN’s Marc Stein, the franchises attempted to work out a deal that would send Joe Johnson to Memphis but could not agree...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Boatright Reaches Free-Agent Deal To Join Nets

Undrafted University of Connecticut guard Ryan Boatright has reached agreement on a free-agent deal with the Brooklyn Nets, a league source told RealGM. Boatright will appear in the NBA Summer League with Brooklyn. Boatright, a four-year standout at UConn and a starter on its 2014 NCAA championship team, averaged 17.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists this past season. The 6-foot...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Alexander to play for Nets in summer league

Just a year ago, Cliff Alexander was a Kansas-bound five-star recruit, and one of the five best players in the loaded 2014 recruiting class. After a brief, rocky Kansas career, Alexander was not selected in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Now, he must try to latch on with a team and show out this summer if he wants to make a roster for the fall, which is no easy task. Alexander’s...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets Gain Both Youth and Experience on Draft Night

Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner shakes hands with Chris McCullough of Syracuse, the 29th pick by the Brooklyn Nets at the 2015 NBA Draft. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) It might not have been exactly what they planned for, but the Brooklyn Nets did what they could to make moves on NBA Draft night. As many expected, including what I had thought in my last article, the Nets...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets seek lottery pick, dangle Mason Plumlee

The Brooklyn Nets are dangling center Mason Plumlee in hopes of landing a lottery pick in return. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported the rumor. Brooklyn continues to be aggressive trying to move up into lottery. Mason Plumlee being actively shopped, sources told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) June 25, 2015 The Nets currently own the 29th pick in the first round and are on the...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who the Brooklyn Nets should part ways with

Mason Plumlee The NBA Draft, and free agency are widely viewed as the two main avenues that teams can use in order to enhance their roster. Yet, another, often overlooked, avenue includes the release of players that are hindering a team from taking the next step. Whether that step is a deeper run in the playoffs or a shot at the title depends upon that respective team’s goals...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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