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3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Mason Plumlee's Emergence Gives Brooklyn Nets Brook Lopez Insurance

The Brooklyn Nets big man filled in for an injured Brook Lopez and picked up some of the slack for a declining Kevin Garnett , eventually starting 22 games and averaging 7.4 points and 4.4 rebounds in just 18.2 minutes per contest.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Duke University NCAA, Mason Plumlee

3 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Brook Lopez speaks about his health

Brook Lopez was at the Barclays Center on Wednesday, no, not practicing with the Nets , but helping sponsor a Coca-Cola event promoting healthy lifestyles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

3 hrs ago | CBS Sports

Nets GM: No minutes limit on recovering Lopez

Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King said Monday that there are no plans to have minute restrictions on center Brook Lopez as he attempts to recover from another foot surgery performed last season.

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4 hrs ago | Lake Show Life

ESPN projects Kobe Bryant outside top 10 of SGs for 2014-15

Feb. 5, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant dunks the ball between Brooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace and power forward Kris Humphries during the second half at Barclays Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

9 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Can Cory Jefferson be a rebounding specialist?

Cory Jefferson, the final pick of the 2014 NBA Draft, is making his case for a final roster spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, Baylor University NCAA, Cory Jefferson, NCAA Sports, Baylor Bears NCAA Basketball, NBA Players, Aaron Gordon, Orlando Magic

10 hrs ago | Nets Daily

Sergey Karasev still has "mixed feelings" about trade, but...

If Sergey Karasev had somehow stayed in Cleveland and not been traded to Brooklyn, he would have been way down in the Cavs' rotation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball

10 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Realistic Expectations for Shaun Livingston's 1st Season with the Warriors

Shaun Livingston is 28 years old and entering his 10th NBA season. By normal standards, this would place him squarely in his prime.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Shaun Livingston, NBA Players, Joe Johnson, Deron Williams, Steve Kerr

11 hrs ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

The Evolving Nature of NBA Ownership

Aug 18, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer at fan fest at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Clippers, Boston Celtics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Nets Daily

Jason Collins will wait till summer's end to decide on career

There's no indication the Nets are interested in bringing Jason Collins back next season, and Collins has spent much of the summer promoting a human rights agenda.

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BleacherReport

Every NBA Roster's Strongest Position for 2014-15 Season

A few free-agency dominoes still need to fall into place, but for the most part the NBA 's offseason house cleaning is finished.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Mike Scott, NBA Players

MSNBC

Brooklyn GM: No plan to put minutes restriction Brook Lopez

Brook Lopez is back working out . After missing most of last season following foot surgery the man who is arguably the best offensive center in the game is on the court going all out.

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Nets Daily

Several Brooklyn Nets participate in the 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'

The craze of social media over the past three weeks has been the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge."

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Nets Daily

Friday could be decision day for Mason Plumlee

Marc Stein reports that Team USA may try to get down to 12 or 13 players by the time the team boards a flight from New York to Spain and the FIBA World Cup ... and it remains uncertain whether Mason Plumlee will make the final cut.

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BleacherReport

The Most Overpaid and Underpaid Player on Every NBA Team

While the assembly of elite talent remains imperative, general managers and ownership groups are endlessly crunching numbers in order to figure out how to piece together championship-caliber rosters at a fair price.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker, NBA Players, Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks

Nets Daily

Billy King on Brook Lopez: No plan to put any restrictions on him

Billy King was on SiriusXM Radio's Starting Lineup Monday morning and in his clearest statement yet on Brook Lopez's return, said there's no plan for minutes restrictions on the 7-foot center following his foot reconstruction surgery.

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Nets Daily

Grading Billy King as a Nets GM

Billy King was named as the Nets ' general manager on July 14, 2010, and oversees all aspects of the team's basketball operations.

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BleacherReport

Can Jarrett Jack Fill Shaun Livingston's Place in the Brooklyn Nets' Rotation?

Jack, who put up the worst numbers of his career for the Cleveland Cavaliers last year, eventually went to the Brooklyn Nets this offseason in a deal the used to create cap space for the LeBron James signing.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Shaun Livingston, NBA Players, Miami Heat, LeBron James

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Nets Daily

Mirza Teletovic puts on a show as Bosnia beats Iceland in FIBA action

Mirza Teletovic continued his dominance in the FIBA Europe Qualifying Tournament Sunday, scoring 29 points on 11-of-23 shooting --4-of-12 from downtown-- and grabbing 12 rebounds as Bosnia took out Iceland, 72-62, in Tuzla, Bosnia, where the Net forward's career began as a teenager.

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Examiner.com

Maine Red Claws all-time NBA assigned players

When the Maine Red Claws went through the transformation from an idea in the mind of former Celtics assistant coach Jon Jennings to an actual professional basketball team, one of the first orders of business was to find an NBA parent club.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley, NBA Players, Vitor Faverani, Los Angeles Lakers

BleacherReport

Ranking the NBA's Top Comeback Stories Heading into the 2014-15 NBA Season

Last year, the NBA was ravaged by injuries. Superstars like Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant got the most publicity for their season-ending wounds, but other key players got hurt, too.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat, Jason Kidd, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic

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