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Report: Nets Likely To Trade Or Buyout Andrei Kirilenko

Report: Nets Likely To Trade Or Buyout Andrei Kirilenko

dimemag.com Updated 1 hour ago
Remember when Andrei Kirilenko turned down what would have been more than $10 million in his final year in Minnesota to sign a two-year deal for what was a mini mid-level exception in Brooklyn? Yeah, the NBA even investigated — and cleared — claims of c…
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  • GIFs: Brandon Knight Blows Game-Winning Layup; Bucks Bench Reac…

    GIFs: Brandon Knight Blows Game-Winning Layup; Bucks Bench Reacts

    dimemag.com Nov 20 (yesterday)
    The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 122-118 in three overtimes on Wednesday night. That part bears mentioning before we continue, and even repeating again – Milwaukee won this game. But if Brandon Knight had made a dead layup as the clock expired…
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  • Bucks outlast Nets for 3OT win in Kidd return

    Bucks outlast Nets for 3OT win in Kidd return

    ESPN.com nba.com Nov 19 (yesterday)
    The Milwaukee Bucks overcame Brandon Knight's shocking missed layup at the end of the first overtime to outlast the Nets 122-118 in three overtimes Wednesday night in coach Jason Kidd's return to Brooklyn.
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  • Collins, NBA's 1st openly gay player, retires

    Collins, NBA's 1st openly gay player, retires

    ESPN.com Nov 19 (2 days ago)
    Jason Collins, who became the first openly gay athlete in North America's four recognized major team sports when he played for the Brooklyn Nets last season, is retiring.
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  • Shabazz Napier spins around Deron Williams and Kevin Garnett

    Shabazz Napier spins around Deron Williams and Kevin Garnett

    yahoo.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    The Brooklyn Nets have been one of the biggest disappointments of the 2014-15 NBA season so far. After entering the year as unlikely but dark-horse challengers for a spot in the conference finals, the Nets entered Monday night's home game against the Mi…
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  • GIF: Heat’s James Ennis Avoids Defender For Sick Double-Pump Du…

    GIF: Heat’s James Ennis Avoids Defender For Sick Double-Pump Dunk

    dimemag.com Nov 17 (4 days ago)
    Consider this James Ennis’ latest submission for the 2015 dunk contest. Watch the Miami Heat high-flier leak out in transition against the Brooklyn Nets and dip under a defender to make a sick double-pump dunk look remarkably easy. This isn’t half as co…
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  • A royal good time: Will and Kate team with NBA

    A royal good time: Will and Kate team with NBA

    ESPN.com Nov 14
    It looks like the Dec. 8 game between the Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers at Barclays Center will have some royal flair.
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  • GIF: Steph Curry Hits Another Pre-Game Shot From The Tunnel

    GIF: Steph Curry Hits Another Pre-Game Shot From The Tunnel

    dimemag.com Nov 14
    Earlier this month, we showed you Stephen Curry knocking down a shot from the player’s tunnel at Oracle Arena in Oakland. After going 0-of-7 from long range in Golden State’s loss to the Spurs on Wednesday night, Steph showed he’s still got the touch fr…
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  • KG envisions someday owning Timberwolves

    KG envisions someday owning Timberwolves

    ESPN.com Nov 14
    Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett has sky-high ambitions for his post-playing days, telling Yahoo! Sports Thursday that he would like to become the owner of his former team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, in the future.
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  • GIF: Andre Iguodala Coast-To-Coast Jam

    GIF: Andre Iguodala Coast-To-Coast Jam

    dimemag.com Nov 14
    Recently, Joe Johnson made waves when he claimed his then- 4-and-2 Nets were playing selfishly on offense. You could never accuse Warriors first-time six man Andre Iguodala of being selfish. The former all-star, who has selflessly agreed to lead the Dub…
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  • GIF: Eric Bledsoe Crosses Up D-Will & Switches Hands Mid-Ai…

    GIF: Eric Bledsoe Crosses Up D-Will & Switches Hands Mid-Air For Layup

    dimemag.com Nov 13
    Bench guards Gerald Green and Isaiah Thomas led the Suns to a 112-104 win over the visiting Nets last night with 28 and 21 points, respectively. Because they were playing so well, Eric Bledsoe played less than half the game. Still, on this high screen b…
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  • The Troll Who Owns Nets.com Is A 69-Year-Old Woman In Santa Fe

    The Troll Who Owns Nets.com Is A 69-Year-Old Woman In Santa Fe

    deadspin.com Nov 12
    The identity of the person who owns Nets.com has long been sought after, as many people have wanted to know who exactly is using the domain name to troll Mikhail Prokhorov and the Brooklyn Nets. (Go to Nets.com right now and you'll be redirected to an e…
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  • Despite 4-2 start, Joe Johnson blasts Nets for 'very selfish' p…

    Despite 4-2 start, Joe Johnson blasts Nets for 'very selfish' play

    Joe Johnson's never been much for airing dirty laundry in public or lobbing bombs through the media. He's always been one of the NBA's quieter and more anonymous stars, a seven-time All-Star and late-game assassin who shows up for work, scores his 20 po…
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  • Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Nets’ Deron Williams Named Players Of …

    Warriors’ Stephen Curry, Nets’ Deron Williams Named Players Of The Week

    As one point guard continues his ascent up the superstar ranks, another is fighting his way to get back there at all. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Deron Williams of the Brooklyn Nets have been named NBA Conference Players of the Week f…
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  • James Johnson crushes dunk as East-leading Raptors rout 76ers

    James Johnson crushes dunk as East-leading Raptors rout 76ers

    yahoo.com Nov 10
    The Toronto Raptors aren't counting on James Johnson for offense. They brought him back to Canada this summer because they needed a big, tough, physical and versatile perimeter defender who could match up with the Joe Johnsons of the world after the Bro…
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  • Healthy Deron Williams Has His Confidence Back: “People Can’t G…

    Healthy Deron Williams Has His Confidence Back: “People Can’t Guard Me”

    dimemag.com Nov 10
    For ardent NBA followers like us, there’s little more satisfying than when a player overcomes a spate of injuries to regain the level of play that most assumed was unattainable. Just imagine how Deron Williams must feel, then. After claiming all offseas…
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  • Nets' Williams: 'I was never healthy' in '13-14

    Nets' Williams: 'I was never healthy' in '13-14

    ESPN.com Nov 8
    A day after playing his best game in a long time, Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams hopes his injury woes are a thing of the past.
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  • Carmelo Anthony Dons Ridiculous Top Hat, Spawns Typical Interne…

    Carmelo Anthony Dons Ridiculous Top Hat, Spawns Typical Internet Amusement

    dimemag.com Nov 8
    “If you want to view paradise, simply look around and view it.” Assuming you can see over Carmelo Anthony’s ridiculous top hat, that is. After his team was humiliated by the crosstown Brooklyn Nets last night, the New York Knicks superstar donned headwe…
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  • GIF: J.R. Smith’s Spinning No-Look Dime To Cole Aldrich

    GIF: J.R. Smith’s Spinning No-Look Dime To Cole Aldrich

    dimemag.com Nov 8
    The Knicks were awful last night. Just dreadful, and Carmelo Anthony continued to struggle shooting the ball (he’s just 10-for-41 in his last two games, both Knicks losses). The Nets jumped all over their intra-city rivals in a 110-99 game that was actu…
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  • Carmelo 'still getting there' with new offense

    Carmelo 'still getting there' with new offense

    ESPN.com Nov 8
    After missing 15 of 20 shots in the New York Knicks 110-99' loss to the Brooklyn Nets, Carmelo Anthony admitted he isn't comfortable yet with the team's new triangle offense.
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  • Video - Advantage Jason Kidd 00:56

    Advantage Jason Kidd

    Nov 19
    ESPN's Mark Schwarz breaks down the Bucks' 122-118 win over the Nets.
  • Video - Kidd, Bucks Topple Nets In 3OT 02:03

    Kidd, Bucks Topple Nets In 3OT

    Nov 19
    In Jason Kidd's return to Brooklyn, the Bucks defeated the Nets 122-118 in triple overtime.
  • Video - Heat Snap Three-Game Skid 01:14

    Heat Snap Three-Game Skid

    Nov 17
    Mario Chalmers scored a team-high 22 points in the Heat's 95-83 win over the Nets.
  • Video - Nets Continue To Struggle 01:19

    Nets Continue To Struggle

    Nov 17
    ESPN New York's Mike Mazzeo breaks down the Nets' 95-83 loss to the Heat.

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    Nov 20
    As the Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not to second-guess their hiring of his successor, Marc Trestman, Michael Wilbon writes.
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    Nov 19
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    Nov 18
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    Nov 18
    Yes, having Derrick Rose would be nice, but the Bulls are in a position in which there's no need to rush him back, Michael Wilbon writes.