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Rajon Rondo Rides Boston’s T Before Win Over The Nets

Rajon Rondo Rides Boston’s T Before Win Over The Nets

dimemag.com yahoo.com ESPN.com nba.com Updated 15 hours ago
It seems Rajon Rondo felt good to go around nap-time when the Brooklyn Nets were in Boston last night to tip off the 2014-15 season. Except, Rondo didn’t want to deal with Boston’s crazy traffic and opted to take public transportation to the game before…
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  • Deron Williams is looking to bounce back after being 'pretty mu…

    Deron Williams is looking to bounce back after being 'pretty much written' off

    yahoo.com dimemag.com ESPN.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Nobody really expected the Brooklyn Nets to contend for a championship last season, but the team’s goofball mix of aging veterans, All-Star-level players in prime and the addition of a wild card in rookie head coach Jason Kidd at least added some intrig…
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  • Nets' Lopez out for opener; Plumlee to start

    Nets' Lopez out for opener; Plumlee to start

    ESPN.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will not play in Wednesday night's regular-season opener against the Boston Celtics because of a right mid-foot sprain.
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  • Kevin Garnett: “I Have A Little Bit Of An Edge To Me This Year”

    Kevin Garnett: “I Have A Little Bit Of An Edge To Me This Year”

    dimemag.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    Kevin Garnett wasn’t satisfied with his oft-dispiriting play of last season, and has a way to ensure that similar struggles won’t plague him in 2014-2015. How? By playing with an “edge” that the notoriously intense future Hall-of-Famer apparently lacked…
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  • Paul Pierce thinks that stars moving from team to team is a 'gr…

    Paul Pierce thinks that stars moving from team to team is a 'great thing'

    yahoo.com Oct 24 (7 days ago)
    Later this month, Paul Pierce will play his first game as a member of the Washington Wizards, which is nearly as weird as what he did 12 months ago, when he played his first game as a member of the Brooklyn Nets. His former teammate in Brooklyn and Bost…
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  • Nets complete trade sending Teague to 76ers

    Nets complete trade sending Teague to 76ers

    ESPN.com Oct 23
    The Brooklyn Nets have traded guard Marquis Teague to Philadelphia for guard Casper Ware.
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  • Nets' Ratner to sell majority Barclays stake

    Nets' Ratner to sell majority Barclays stake

    ESPN.com Oct 20
    Brooklyn Nets minority owner Bruce Ratner is putting his majority share of Barclays Center on the market.
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  • 44-Minute Game Experiment Clocks In At Under Two Hours Of Real …

    44-Minute Game Experiment Clocks In At Under Two Hours Of Real Time

    The NBA’s 44-minute game experiment came and went today without much fanfare, especially considering the stir of discussion it created earlier this week. We’ll have to wait and see if the league considers the common sentiment of players and coaches that…
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  • Rumors of Nets' desire to fire Kidd 'had legs'

    Rumors of Nets' desire to fire Kidd 'had legs'

    ESPN.com Oct 19
    In his first trip back to New York as head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Jason Kidd spoke about his departure from the Nets after just one season as Brooklyn's coach.
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  • Brook Lopez out 10 to 14 days with foot sprain, but Nets optimi…

    Brook Lopez out 10 to 14 days with foot sprain, but Nets optimistic it's not déjà vu all over again

    After undergoing an offseason makeover that saw two starters and a head coach skip town, the 2014-15 Brooklyn Nets figure to depend heavily on big bounce-back years from the bookend combo of former All-Stars Deron Williams, who's coming off summer surge…
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  • Michael Jordan Opposes LeBron & Dirk’s Appeals To Shorten S…

    Michael Jordan Opposes LeBron & Dirk’s Appeals To Shorten Season

    dimemag.com Oct 16
    This coming Sunday, the Nets and Celtics will play a 44-minute exhibition game, the first of its kind. It’s an exploratory measure in an effort to give players more rest, and this is the first test case (not sure how one game provides enough information…
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  • Watch Deron Williams Use Four Straight Crossovers To Beat Ramon…

    Watch Deron Williams Use Four Straight Crossovers To Beat Ramon Sessions

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    The Brooklyn Nets’ Deron Williams recently said that he is fully healthy and plans to regain his status as one of the league’s best point guards. He has a long way to go to reach his goal, but Williams showed a flash of the ability that once made him so…
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  • NBA experimenting with 44-minute preseason game between Celtics…

    NBA experimenting with 44-minute preseason game between Celtics, Nets

    In an experimental effort to examine shorter NBA games, the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will shave a minute off each quarter and play a one-time only 44-minute preseason game at Barclays Center on Sunday. "At our recent coaches' meeting, we ha…
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  • Report: NBA Considering Shortening Length Of Games To 44 Minute…

    Report: NBA Considering Shortening Length Of Games To 44 Minutes

    dimemag.com Oct 14
    The Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets will play a 44-minute exhibition at the Barclays Center on Sunday. The game, which will feature 11-minute quarters, is the first legitimate implementation of the league’s ongoing consideration of shortening games fro…
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  • DeMarcus Cousins Feels “Like I’m About 45 Years Old” After Grue…

    DeMarcus Cousins Feels “Like I’m About 45 Years Old” After Grueling Summer

    dimemag.com Oct 10
    DeMarcus Cousins made his first USA Basketball team this summer after two previous tryouts. He was with them when they took gold at the FIBA World Cup in Spain. Two weeks later, training camps started, which includes this week’s trip to China to play ex…
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  • Pierce on Nets: They didn't make me an offer

    Pierce on Nets: They didn't make me an offer

    ESPN.com Oct 6
    Paul Pierce, who ended up signing with the Washington Wizards in free agency, said the Brooklyn Nets did not make him an offer over the summer.
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  • Video - Rondo Strong In Celts' Win 00:56

    Rondo Strong In Celts' Win

    Oct 29
    Rajon Rondo had 13 points and 12 assists and seven other Celtics players scored in double figures as Boston beat Brooklyn 121-105.
  • Video - Plumlee Leads Nets Past 76ers 00:43

    Plumlee Leads Nets Past 76ers

    Oct 20
    Mason Plumlee scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in the Nets' 99-88 win over the 76ers.
  • Video - Celtics Top Nets In Shortened Game 00:50

    Celtics Top Nets In Shortened Game

    Oct 19
    Playing in an experimental 44-minute preseason game, the Celtics defeated the Nets 95-90.
  • Video - Nets Top Kings In Overtime 00:43

    Nets Top Kings In Overtime

    Oct 15
    The Nets outscored the Kings 17-5 in overtime en route to a 129-117 win in a preseason game played in China.

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