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Sixers in talks to acquire Marquis Teague

The Philadelphia 76ers are in talks with the Brooklyn Nets to acquire guard Marquis Teague, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Nets wouldn't receive anything of significance in return for Teague, sources said. Teague, the 29th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, has been unable to gain traction in stops with the Chicago Bulls and Nets. He left Kentucky after his freshman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets Waive Willie Reed

The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on forward/center Willie Reed. Reed, who was signed to the Nets' training camp roster on September 25, 2014, posted averages of 4.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in two preseason contests.
Via RealGM
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

CelticsLife Atlantic Division Preview: The Brooklyn Nets

2013/14 record: 44-38Over the course of the week, members of the CelticsLife staff will take a look at what to expect from the Atlantic Division this coming season. Today, let's dive into the Brooklyn Nets Expected Starting Lineup & SummaryKevin GarnettBrook LopezAlan AndersonJoe JohnsonDeron WilliamsTruth be told, I own two pieces of Nets merchandise. And before you ask...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets coach is too polite to say why Kevin Garnett’s sidelined

Kevin Garnett’s ongoing bout with a stomach virus held him out of Monday’s 99-88 win over the 76ers at Barclays Center, and is going to keep him out of Wednesday’s preseason finale in Boston. Nets coach Lionel Hollins said before Monday’s game that Garnett — who has missed both practices and games since the team returned from China last week — will also miss the game...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

May You Stay Forever Young: The Final Act of the Stars of the 2000

Here Today; Gone Tomorrow: Youth and Your Favorite Players For many a millenial and I, the early 2000’s were when we developed our fandom for the NBA. Our days were spent looking at Eastbay catalogs with the latest Question or Dada Sprees sneakers or black Kevin Garnett jerseys in them at lunch, then pretended to be Kobe or Paul Pierce on the court at recess. Once the final bell...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Will Not Play Wednesday Against Celtics Due To Stomach Virus

Kevin Garnett won’t be facing the Boston Celtics until the regular season. The Brooklyn Nets center will not play in Wednesday’s preseason finale at TD Garden, according to the New York Post, as he continues to battle a stomach virus that also kept him out of Sunday’s game against his former team as well as Monday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Nets coach Lionel...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lower expectations, but Nets expect to contend

NEW YORK (AP) The payroll is lower and so are the expectations. The Brooklyn Nets were one of the biggest stories in basketball at this time last year, a team that had spent like never before and believed it had built a title contender. They didn't get close. Even after trading for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett a running up a bill that approached $200 million when combining...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Injury Update: Nerlens Noel missed game against Nets due to illness

The Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Brooklyn Nets on Monday by the score of 99-88. The loss dropped the 76ers to 2-5 on the preseason. Henry Sims and Tony Wroten lead the 76ers with 13 points each. The team was without Nerlens Noel for the third consecutive game due to illness. #487932075 / gettyimages.comOur own Riley Jones reported on October 16 that Noel, who missed practice...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Trial 44 Minute Game Tested, Boston Celtics @ Brooklyn Nets

After much speculation on how the shortened game time would effect the game it was finally put to a test yesterday. In Boston, they wanted to see how much the 44 Minute game time would effect not only the playing time of each player but the amount of points scored in games. Players who benefit the most out of the 11 minute quarters are your run of the mill big power forwards, such...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd sensed Nets wanted to fire him

It is a rare event when a coach gets traded. Then again, Jason Kidd‘s one-year tenure in Brooklyn was anything but normal. Here was a coach fresh off of retirement taking over a veteran team with championship aspirations. The Nets, a team already boasting big expectations even if they were a bit undeserved and a bloated payroll, struggled at the beginning and faced injuries to...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Part Two: Brooklyn Nets season preview: Team projections

Previously I broke down the Nets Roster and analyzed their strengths and weaknesses. This is a continuation of that, previewing the upcoming season and what to expect from this team. This is part two of a three part analysis of the Brooklyn Nets’ upcoming season. You can read part one of the Nets’ season preview here: Brooklyn Nets season preview: Roster analysis The Nets...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Injury Update: Kevin Garnett misses practice, questionable for Sunday's game

The Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett did not participate in practice on Saturday and is doubtful for Sunday's game against his former team the Boston Celtics.Kevin GarnettGarnett did not attend practice because of a stomach problem, which is expected to keep him from playing in Sunday's match against the Celtics.Garnett also missed Friday's practice because of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez Out 10 to 14 Days, Mild Sprain to Reconstructed Foot

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez is expected to miss 10-14 days due to a mild sprain on his surgically reconstructed foot. According to ESPN New York, Lopez suffered a minor soft tissue injury in his right foot during their most recent preseason game. If he needs more than 10 days to fully recover, the former all star could miss the Nets season opener in Boston. Lopez has missed...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA experiments with shorter 44 minute game on Sunday

Sunday's Celtics-Nets game will not be a normal pre-season game. Instead, it will be an experiment that Adam Silver and the rest of the NBA will closely be watching.According to USA Today, the league is using the game as a trial run for a 44-minute game (four 11 minute quarters as opposed to the normal four 12 minute quarters). Here are some details. The NBA will look how a...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Brooklyn Nets for sale?

The ownership groups of the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in “ongoing discussions” for a “combination of assets,” according to NetsDaily. Mikhail Prokhorov, majority owner of the Nets, would retain control of the team if the deal goes through with the Dodgers’ ownership group, Guggenheim Sports. Prokhorov would also be able to parlay some of his assets into...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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