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Nets And Nuggets Linked to International Star Teodosic

Milos Teodosic is widely known as the best player in the world, not currently in the NBA. Teodosic plays for CSKA Moscow and his native Serbia. In the past year, Teodosic helped lead his club team the Euroleague final, and helped lead Serbia to a silver medal in the Olympics. Teodosic is a free agent at the end of the season, and will be looking to come across the pond. According...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

‘Best foreign player not in NBA’ linked to Nets

Milos Teodosic, regarded as the best international player not in the NBA, finally wants to come to North America, and a report from his native Serbia says the Nets are interested. Teodosic, 29, is a 6-foot-5 point guard who led CSKA Moscow to the Euroleague title and Serbia to an Olympic silver medal within the past...
Via New York Post
15 hours ago

Nets cut Luis Scola, because what’s the point?

The Nets waived forward Luis Scola on Monday, parting ways with their oldest player, who had an impact in the locker room but less so on the court. The 36-year-old Scola had fallen out of the rotation with the Nets (9-49) predictably going with younger players. They likely will give more playing time to high-energy...
Via New York Post
18 hours ago

Nets interested in Miloš Teodosić?

Miloš Teodosić is consistently rated the best basketball player outside the NBA, a 6’5” playmaker. Not just a point guard but a playmaker. He’s hinted that he will head to the NBA next season. Monday, one of his native Serbia’s newspapers reported that the Nets are interested in him. Teodosić, who turns 30 in two weeks, plays for CSKA Moscow, the team Mikhail Prohorov...
Via Nets Daily
19 hours ago

Nets waive veteran forward Luis Scola

NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets have waived veteran forward Luis Scola. Scola averaged 5.1 points and 3.9 rebounds in 36 games this season, falling out of the rotation as the league-worst Nets focused more on their younger players. General manager Sean Marks said Monday the Nets felt that Scola ''deserved the opportunity to contribute to a playoff contender.'' Because he was...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets waive Luis Scola

The Nets today requested waivers on Luis Scola, their oldest player at 36. He has been used sparingly of late. In February, Scola logged 27 minutes in 10 games, scoring one point. The Argentine was praised by Sean Marks... No indication where Scola is headed or whether there’s a buyout of Scola’s $5 million deal. Of course, the move also opens up a roster spot for the Nets...
Via Nets Daily
21 hours ago

Why Jeremy Lin thinks Nets’ break can be a ‘turning point’

SAN FRANCISCO — The NBA schedule — play, recover, play, recover — leaves little time for practice. Or in the last-place Nets’ case, little time to work on the fundamentals and principles they so desperately need. That changes this week. Brooklyn will have its longest stretch between games all season, enjoying a day off in...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Grading the Brooklyn Nets trade deadline moves

The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and, unlike another beleaguered New York team, it did not pass the Brooklyn Nets by.  The Nets were able to make two trades, one that sent Bojan Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough to the Washington Wizards in exchange for a 2017 first round draft pick and one in which the Nets received K.J. McDaniels from the Houston Rockets for absolutely nothing...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Warriors become fastest team in NBA history to clinch a playoff berth

The Golden State Warriors made NBA history last season by winning 73 games, but this year’s team has already done something the 2015-16 squad never did.With Saturday night’s win over the Brooklyn Nets, the Warriors became the fastest team to clinch a playoff berth in league history. They beat last year’s team to the mark by two days, doing so with a stellar 49-9 record. While...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Back to square one for Nets

The Nets have their longest in-season layoff between now and Wednesday night —three days. Then, they’ll try to break their 16-game losing streak in Sacramento. Kenny Atkinson says he’ll use the layoff to put the Nets through some (shortened) training camp practices. “We’ve got to be a little bit like in training camp mode, I mean, without burning our guys out,” Atkinson...
Via Nets Daily
1 day ago

WATCH: Jeremy Lin's Bay Area homecoming

Jeremy Lin, who grew up in the Bay Area and began his NBA career with the Warriors, is happy to be back with the Nets in time to play at Golden State this season.
Via YES Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sean Marks on the Nets' trade deadline activity

Nets GM Sean Marks talks about the two acquisitions his team made at the NBA trade deadline, and how hard it was to part with Bojan Bogdanovic despite numerous offers.
Via YES Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Brooklyn Nets hold on to Brook Lopez

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez and Nets general manager Sean Marks discuss the team deciding not to trade the tenured Net.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Six years ago today, Utah traded Deron Williams and 'Nothing Was The Same'

The Utah Jazz traded Deron Williams to the New Jersey Nets on February 23, 2011. Six years later, that pain still resonates with me.As a student of the game, you get a feeling when trades are going to work. Pau Gasol to the Lakers was an ideal match. Rasheed Wallace to Detroit was like adding one more bash brother to Gordon Bombay’s Mighty Ducks.D-Will to the Nets had different...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets trading Bojan Bogdanovic to Wizards

The Washington Wizards are looking to remain with the pack atop the Eastern Conference standings heading into the unoficial start of the NBA’s second half.With wins in 27 of their past 35 games, the Wizards have surely proven themselves to be key players back east. Now, it looks like the team is doing what it can to continue this momentum.According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets reportedly lower asking price for Brook Lopez

The Brooklyn Nets’ resolve to deal away center Brook Lopez before the trade deadline appears to have strengthened.ESPN’s Marc Stein reports on Tuesday that the Nets have lowered their asking price for Lopez from two first-rounders to a first and a second. The Nets were said last month to be actively shopping Lopez and others. The incentive to trade the 28-year-old big is strong...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets have reportedly lowered their asking price for Brook Lopez

The Brooklyn Nets originally wanted two first-round picks for Brook Lopez, but it appears the DeMarcus Cousins trade has changed the Nets’ thinking on the matter. As ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne so perfectly put it: “It’s depressed the market for everyone.” Regarded as the best center available on the trade market, Cousins was dealt to the New Orleans Hornets for only one future...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers and Sixers have talked Jahlil Okafor trade

The Indiana Pacers are looking to buy before Thursday’s trade deadline. Indications are that the team is willing to give up a first-round pick in order to bring in someone to help Paul George and youngster Myles Turner as the season progresses.Meanwhile, Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor has long been on the trade block. The team removed him from action earlier this month...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls reportedly telling teams they have no interest in trading Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler continues to hear his name come up in rumors as the Feb. 23 trade deadline approaches, but the Chicago Bulls are apparently telling teams they will hold onto the star swingman.Most of the speculation involving Butler has centered around the Boston Celtics. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reported on Monday that the Bulls and Celtics have not had serious talks about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jeremy Lin's Brooklyn basketball clinic

Jeremy Lin and Spencer Dinwiddie worked with kids at a Brooklyn Nets basketball academy event in Sunset Park, teaching them some of the game's fundamentals.
Via YES Network
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA-worst Brooklyn Nets try to measure success beyond the losses for young team

From an outsider’s perspective, it’s quite difficult to imagine how the worst team in the NBA measures progress. Losers of 12 games in a row and 14 straight at the Barclays Center — without control of their first-round pick for two more years — the 9-45 Brooklyn Nets are trying to take a reasoned and incremental approach to what will be a long and arduous rebuilding process...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Three things the Nets can improve on post All-Star break

There is a lot to improve on for the worst team in the NBA, but narrowing it down to three skills is tough for a team in such disarray. The Nets are currently 9-45 as they sit at the cellar of the NBA. They are in the midst of a 12 game losing streak, and it appears the number will keep climbing as Memphis comes into Brooklyn tomorrow night. The season could not be going any worse...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets are getting red ads on their jerseys, and it looks awful

When the Nets moved to Brooklyn in 2014, fans praised their simple, elegant uniforms, cosigned by Jay Z and intended to signal that the franchise was the coolest team in town. Less than five years later, the Nets have basically punted on that aesthetic. Brooklyn announced Wednesday that the franchise will soon add a red patch on their jerseys, sponsored by the software company...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets blasted after unveiling new sponsor patches

The Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday became the fourth NBA team — joining the Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics — to unveil sponsor logos that will appear on uniforms beginning next season. Unlike the first three teams, whose patches were met with reluctant acceptance — at best — the Nets’ new logos inspired near-universal disdain on social media.The Nets...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans have inquired about Brook Lopez

The New Orleans Pelicans want to acquire a center one way or the other.According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Monday, the Pelicans have been engaged on many fronts to acquire a center and have shown interest in Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez. This comes in the immediate aftermath of the news that the Pelicans were in discussions to acquire this Philadelphia...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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