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New Brooklyn Net Marcus Thornton excited for a new start

This current season has not been kind for ex-Kings' Marcus Thornton. He's averaging career-lows across the board. In points (8.3), assists (1.0), steals (0.7) and field goal percentage (38.1%).But despite his recent shortcomings, Thornton is excited for a fresh start with the Brooklyn Nets, as reported by Tim Bontemps of the New York Post.“Yeah, I am,” Thornton said...
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Report: Nets pursuing Big Baby Davis with Garnett's help

The Nets are in strong pursuit of Glen "Big Baby" Davis, who was just bought-out of his contract with the Orlando Magic, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Woj also adds that Kevin Garnett is working to recruit Davis to come to Brooklyn.Brooklyn is pursuing Davis hard too, sources tell Yahoo Sports. Kevin Garnett is working to help recruit his ex-Celtics...
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Tyshawn Taylor signs in Puerto Rico

Originally posted on ZagsBlog.com: Former Brooklyn Nets and Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor has signed with Atléticos de San Germán in Puerto Rico, the team announced on its Facebook page. Taylor’s former St. Anthony High School teammate, Mike Rosario, as well as former St. Anthony forward Chris Gaston both play for Leones de Ponce in Puerto Rico. It’s unclear what the...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
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Brooklyn Nets considering signing Jason Collins

The Brooklyn Nets worked out Jason Collins this week in Los Angeles and are giving “strong consideration” to signing him, ESPN reports. Nets GM Billy King confirmed to the NY Daily News’ Stefan Bondy that the team worked out Collins this week. Collins reportedly was in shape for the workout. Collins, 35, played for the […]
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Joe Johnson's Knee is Feeling Better

Perhaps the All-Star break is just what the doctor ordered.Joe Johnson earned his seventh All-Star selection largely because of his scorching hot play in January, but toward the end of the month was inflicted with knee tendinitis that caused him to drop off considerably."It's been bothering him for some time," said Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd, according to a...
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Brooklyn Nets: Marcus Thornton Trade Grade

Brooklyn Nets: Marcus Thornton Trade Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff Brooklyn Nets Receive: Marcus Thornton Sacramento Kings Receive: Jason Terry and Reggie Evans This may be an underwhelming move for Nets fans but it’s not a terrible one. They were able to get the best player in the deal in Thornton, a still relatively young scorer at 26 that will...
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Report: Brooklyn Nets Land Marcus Thornton in Trade Sending Terry, Evans to Kings

Kings trade Marcus Thornton to Brooklyn NetsPhoto Credit: Sacramento Kings Instagram The Brooklyn Nets have been mentioned in NBA trade rumors all week with the Sacramento Kings. The two organizations have finally reached an agreement early today that will send Jason Terry and Reggie Evans to Sacramento and Marcus Thornton to Brooklyn. Thornton is averaging 8.3 points, 1.0 assists...
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Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov OKs deal for Jordan Hill

The Nets completed the first trade of deadline week, landing guard Marcus Thornton, and could be close to making another move, bringing in Lakers big man Jordan Hill. Yahoo! Sports first reported the Nets’ interest in Hill, but sources told Sporting News that Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov gave the green light on Wednesday afternoon to a trade that would bring Hill—who was drafted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Report: Nets acquire Marcus Thornton in trade with Kings

The Sacramento Kings and Brooklyn Nets have reached an agreement involving guard Marcus Thornton, guard Jason Terry and forward Reggie Evans, reports Yahoo Sports. The Kings will send Thornton to the Nets in exchange for Terry and Evans. The Nets are also looking to acquire Los Angeles Lakers’ Jordan Hill, who is making $3.5 million this season.  The addition of Hill’s contract...
Via Sports-Glory
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Brooklyn Nets Trading Further into the Luxury Tax

Luxury tax…. Mikhail Prokhorov doesn’t care about no stinking luxury tax Prokhorov loves to spend money…in a time when most owners and general managers looks to get themselves under the luxury tax the Nets have managed to find a way to owe more. The Nets and Kings have agreed in principle to a trade that will send Marcus Thornton to Brooklyn in exchange for Jason Terry and...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets’ Terry, Evans try to ignore trade rumors

The Nets begin their six-game Western swing Wednesday night against the Jazz, but it remains to be seen if they’ll return to Brooklyn next month with the same team they brought on the trip. With less than 48 hours to go until Thursday’s 3 p.m. (EST) trade deadline, the Nets have been linked to several possible deals, with both Jason Terry and Reggie Evans rumored to be on the...
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Jason Kidd challenges Deron Williams, Nets coach takes on point guard in practice session

Don't let the tight suit fool you: Jason Kidd can still ball and still has those juices flowing. During another disappointing and injury-riddled season for Deron Williams, Kidd stepped on the court and went head-to-head with the point guard in a spirited exchange at a recent practice, a source told the Daily News. That’s one way to get through to the underachieving star:...
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Report: Brooklyn Nets Discussing Jason Terry-for-Jarrett Jack Trade with Cavs

The Brooklyn Nets are looking to strengthen their backcourt heading into the second half of the NBA season. The Nets are currently in talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers about a potential trade involving Jarrett Jack and Jason Terry, per Ohm Youngmisuk and Marc Stein of ESPN. Terry is averaging career-lows in nearly every category and has been most impactful to the Nets on the sidelines...
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Lakers & Nets discussing Jordan Hill for Disabled Player Exception

It has to be a bad feeling to be part of trade rumors. It has to be an awful feeling to be part of rumors to be traded for a random exception to just free up cap space. Los Angeles, Brooklyn have discussed Jordan Hill deal into the Nets' Disabled Player Exception, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 17, 2014 Poor Jordan Hill.
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Charles Barkley sounds off on Deron Williams, Brooklyn Nets

Charles Barkley ripped the Nets and Deron Williams Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams has had a rough tenure with the Nets franchise since being traded from the Utah Jazz. The 29-year-old point guard is having his worst year in the NBA since his rookie season and has admitted to losing his confidence. TNT analyst Charles Barkley is never afraid to speak his mind and confirmed...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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