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Nets’ Deron Williams says ankles ‘feel good’

Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams says he feels like a new man after undergoing surgery on both ankles. “[Before the surgery], I was just walking around and my ankles would swell up,” Williams said Monday to the New York Post. “Any time that happens, that’s bad. “[Now] they feel good. I’ve been working out hard every day, getting ready to go.” Last season, Williams...
Via Sports-Glory
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Nets’ Deron Williams says ankles finally feel good

Three months after undergoing surgery on both ankles, Deron Williams feels like a new man. “[Before the surgery], I was just walking around and my ankles would swell up,” Williams said Monday at his charity dodgeball tournament in Manhattan, which benefited his Point of Hope Foundation. “Any time that happens, that’s bad. “[Now] they feel good. I’ve been working out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the Brooklyn Nets have a shot at the Eastern Conference Title?

The Brooklyn Nets have been hanging around at the four or five seed for the past couple of years. With the loss of Paul Pierce and the beginning of a new LeBron James based super team it may be difficult this year, but Nets fans should keep their hopes high. The East will be a little bit tougher to come out of this year with teams like the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, and...
Via isportsweb.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: Surprised by Jason Kidd’s Exit, Hasn’t Spoken to Him Since

After a rough start to his coaching career, Jason Kidd was finally getting the hang of things, turning the Brooklyn Nets into a playoff threat by season’s end. And then left for the Milwaukee Bucks. It appears as though Deron Williams was just as shocked as we were by his departure. According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, D.Will was “surprised” by Kidd’s Nets exit and hasn’t...
Via Basketball Bicker
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Rumors: Kevin Garnett not showing signs of retiring

Last week, Chauncey Billups announced his retirement from the NBA.  His former teammate, Kevin Garnett, has also been the subject of retirement speculation this offseason, but so far the reports have indicated that he'll likely be back in Brooklyn next year.Photo by Stegas4 via Wikimedia CommonsAnd just like those earlier reports, it's still looking like Garnett isn'...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins: Kevin Garnett to Be Brooklyn Nets’ Starting Power Forward

Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins informed reporters that Kevin Garnett will indeed be starting for the team at the start of the 2014-15 NBA season. Nets coach Lionel Hollins says Kevin Garnett will start this season and if healthy he will play more than 15-16 mins a game — Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) September 15, 2014 After a second-round playoff loss to the Miami Heat...
Via Basketball Bicker
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Still Hasn't Informed Nets If He'll Play In 14-15

Kevin Garnett is expected to play a 20th NBA season, but he still hasn't given the Brookly Nets an indication that he will return. Garnett has one season and $12 million remaining on his contract. Garnett was traded by the Boston Celtics to the Nets in the 2013 offseason.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets top 10 best plays from 2013-14 NBA season

The Nets got off to a slow start but still managed to be one of the final eight teams in the playoffs last season. Probably disappointing for the Nets themselves but it’s what most people expected for them. The NBA put together a Top 10 highlight reel for the former New Jersey Nets. Check it out, people: They’ll be hard-pressed to match last year’s win total and playoff progress...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets sign ex-Knick Jerome Jordan

The Brooklyn Nets have signed former New York Knicks center Jerome Jordan, the team announced Thursday. Jordan, 27, appeared in 21 games for the Knicks in 2011-12, averaging two points in 5.1 minutes. The 7-footer spent last season in the Italian League.
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez wants to replace Andray Blatche as Philippines’ naturalized player

Andray Blatche lived up to the Philippines’ expectations in his first tournament as a naturalized citizen. Though the Philippines went just 1-4 in the World Cup, the team was competitive in every game – thanks to Blatche. He starred, averaging 21.1 points (second in the World Cup) and 13.8 rebounds (first) per game. After a quirky start, this relationship is going well. But...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Jordan Signs With Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent center Jerome Jordan. Jordan spent last season with Virtus Bologna in the Italian League, after the 7’0” center split the 2012-13 season playing in the NBA Development League for the Reno Bighorns (24 games) and the Los Angeles D-Fenders (18 games). Jordan was named to the 2013 All-NBA D-League Third Team after averaging 12.4 points, 7...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett hangs out at the US Open, still hasn't told Nets if he's coming back

Kevin Garnett and his wife at the US Open, ESPN disses Brooklyn Nets pic.twitter.com/xBFJHXF7dd— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) September 5, 2014So Kevin Garnett is actually in New York, huh?  I'd just assumed he must be off on a deserted island somewhere kicking back on the beach with no cell phone service.  Here's a quick KG news update timeline:May 27 - Tim Bontemps of the New...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Best Players By Position Of The Modern Era

Editor’s Note: The modern era of the NBA is generally accepted to have begun with the 1979-80 season, the advent of the 3-point line in the NBA. The lists to follow—one for each of the NBA’s 30 teams—will only consider seasons since 1979-80. We continue the series today with the best of the New Jersey/Brooklyn […] Brooklyn Nets: Best Players By Position Of The Modern Era...
Via NBA Draft Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Outlook On The Preseason

The Brooklyn Nets open their 2014-2015 season on Oct. 7 with six preseason games, including three home games and two that are played in China. The Nets open their preseason against 2014 Euroleague champions Maccabi Tel Aviv in Brooklyn, then proceed to China where they will play the Sacramento Kings in Shanghai and Beijing. Brooklyn returns […] Brooklyn Nets: Outlook On The Preseason...
Via NBA Draft Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jogger stumbles upon skeleton wearing Nets hat in NY park

No, really. What the hell is this. Kate Steciw was going out for a jog at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on Wednesday when she came across a scene that would be absolutely terrifying in a horror movie and only slightly less eerie outside of one. There, standing up on a display behind a fence, was what looks like a human skeleton. Standing Up. Clothed. With a Brooklyn Nets’ hat on its...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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