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22 min ago | BleacherReport

Every NBA Team's Worst Nightmare for 2014-15 Season

When the 2014-15 NBA season commences, most teams will have lofty dreams of hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy next June. Reality will soon thwart those grand plans for all but one franchise, however.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Paul Millsap, Al Horford, NBA Players

4 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Three Brooklyn Nets on most overpaid list? Are you surprised?

The latest? The annual list of most overpaid NBA players, as written by Sean Deveney and as based on "science," that is a weighted balance involving money, player efficiency ratings and win shares, "win shares being an estimated number of wins to which the player contributes." And as expected from a team with a $94 million payroll and a luxury tax bill projected at $32 million, the Nets have three representatives on the top 10, based on this "less subjective" measure.

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8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Lichtenstein: Was This A Summer Of Hell For Nets Fans? Not So Fast

Unlike the prior two summers, there was no big bang - no marquee free-agent signing, no blockbuster trade. Heck, they didn't even own a first-round draft choice in what most experts deemed an abnormally deep talent pool.

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9 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Deron Williams and Brook Lopez crack the top 50 in SI's top 100

Deron Williams and Brook Lopez , always a worry with injuries, are ranked inside the top 50 of Sports Illustrated's top 100 for the 2014-2015 season. Williams was ranked at 45 this season, one ahead of his former teammate Paul Pierce .

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11 hrs ago | Swarm and Sting

How the Charlotte Hornets Match Up Against: The Brooklyn Nets

Mar 26, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward center Mason Plumlee and Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson tip off in overtime in the second half of the game at Time Warner Cable Arena. Bobcats win 116-111.

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15 hrs ago | Mavs Moneyball

Once upon a time, Kris Humphries played for the Mavericks

If anyone in Dallas ever bothers to think of Kris Humphries, it's probably the same way the rest of the country does: as the ex-Mr. Kim Kardashian. If anyone in Dallas thinks just a little longer about him, they'll probably feel relieved that the Mavericks unloaded him just before he caught Kim's eye in 2010, leaving it to the New Jersey Nets to contend with his pop culture clusterf*** of a personal life.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Tyson Chandler, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Shawn Marion

17 hrs ago | InsideHoops

Deron Williams says ankles feel good

"[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.

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21 hrs ago | BleacherReport

10 Things FIBA World Cup Taught Us About the 2014-15 NBA Season

Once France dispatched host and tournament co-favorite Spain in the quarterfinals, any chance for Team USA to appear mortal The U.S. entered the event riding a 54-game winning streak on the international circuit . It rattled off another nine consecutive victories by an astounding average margin of 33 points.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Charlotte Bobcats, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets, Kevin Love, NBA Players

Mon Sep 15, 2014

BleacherReport

NBA Training Camp 2014: Biggest Question Each Team Must Answer

NBA training camp is set to open Sept. 30 , and while casual fans won't truly refocus on basketball until the regular season, there are plenty of storylines available to pique the interest of the Association's most avid followers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Players, Rajon Rondo

Nets Daily

Lionel Hollins: Kevin Garnett to start at power forward

At Deron Williams' Dodge Barrage event in New York City Monday afternoon, Lionel Hollins meet with the New York media and dropped a bombshell about the Nets ' starting lineup this season. Nearly two weeks before training camp gets underway, the head coach told reporters that Kevin Garnett will be the team's starting power forward this season.

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Nets Daily

SI lists Andrei Kirilenko and Joe Johnson listed as top 100 players

With Media Day under two weeks away, the season about a month and a half away, NBA websites are releasing their lists of top players in the league heading into the new year. Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney published their list of players ranked 51-100 Monday afternoon, and two Nets were listed: Andrei Kirilenko and Joe Johnson .

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MSNBC

ProBasketballTalk 2014-15 Preview: Brooklyn Nets

Last season: The Nets started slowly in Jason Kidd's first year as head coach, and then things got worse when Brook Lopez was lost to a foot fracture in late December. The team turned things around after the first of the year, however, and finished with a 44-38 record.

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Nets Daily

Sports Illustrated names Bojan Bogdanovic to its All-World Cup team

Bojan Bogdanovic has appeared in FIBA competitions virtually every summer for the past decade, three in youth tournaments, five in the senior competitions, all for Croatia. In each, he has done better than the previous time, this year averaging 21.2 points per game.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

NewsOK.com

NBA offseason: Grading the Eastern Conference Player movement

In this Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, Miami Heat forward LeBron James smiles as Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, right, watches in the second quarter in Cleveland. Comment: Sefolosha should help bolster the Hawks' perimeter defense.

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Nets Daily

Team USA blows out Serbia in FIBA World Cup gold medal game

Mason Plumlee , who won an NCAA title in 2010, now has a gold medal from the FIBA World Cup as well. Plumlee was awarded the gold after Team USA blew out Serbia, 129-92, in Madrid.

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Nets Daily

Fiba World Cup Gold Medal Game: Usa vs. Serbia, 3:00 PM Est, ESPN2

Here we are, at the 2014 FIBA World Cup gold medal game, where we expected Team USA to be. However, they aren't lining up against Spain, as most anticipated.

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Nets Daily

Offseason Recap: A look at who and what the Nets gained for the upcoming season

On Friday we discussed what the Nets lost this offseason. In this feature, we discuss what the Nets have gained this offseason, and why these additions should keep you optimistic about the 2014-2015 season.

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BleacherReport

What Brooklyn Nets Need from Joe Johnson Next Season

This season, a playoff berth should satiate Brooklyn Nets fans. But with Deron Williams and his questionable ankles a year older, a new leader must emerge.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Nets Daily

Jerome Jordan can be exactly what the Nets need

The Nets most recent signing, Jerome Jordan , could give Brooklyn an intriguing piece who might be kept on past training camp. Jordan has only played 21 career games in the NBA, with the Knicks in 2011-2012, but he has ideal size for a big man in Lionel Hollins ' system.

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Nets Daily

Is Deron WIlliams "the man" for Brooklyn Nets?

For whatever reason last year, Deron Williams deferred team leadership to Paul Pierce , Kevin Garnett and later Joe Johnson . It might have been his injuries.

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