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Larry Drew On Bucks Firing: “No Hard Feelings”

Larry Drew On Bucks Firing: “No Hard Feelings”

dimemag.com Updated Aug 26 (3 days ago)
Former Milwaukee Bucks head coach Larry Drew talked about his abrupt dismissal in a recent interview, and while he was miffed at his dismissal, he doesn’t hold any ill-will after it all went down. In his first season with the Bucks, Drew managed a disap…
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  • A Lighter Brook Lopez Is Ready For His Return

    A Lighter Brook Lopez Is Ready For His Return

    dimemag.com Aug 21
    Brook Lopez appeared in just 17 games last season. He had season-ending foot surgery in January, and is eager to get back on the court. Lopez was at a youth health lifestyle clinic at Barclays Center yesterday and looked noticeably thinner. Via Tim Bont…
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  • Incredible New Vince Carter Mix Showcases Vinsanity’s Reincarna…

    Incredible New Vince Carter Mix Showcases Vinsanity’s Reincarnation With Mavs

    dimemag.com Aug 13
    Over a decade ago Vince Carter was mentioned in the same breath as Kobe Bryant. It seems crazy now, especially after Kobe’s five rings ran parallel to Carter’s now-five separate teams since leaving the Raptors in the lurch midway through the 2004-05 sea…
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  • Nets rookie Brown breaks hand, out 4-6 weeks

    Nets rookie Brown breaks hand, out 4-6 weeks

    nba.com Aug 11
    Brooklyn Nets rookie Markel Brown has a broken bone in his right hand that will keep him from basketball activities for four to six weeks.
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  • Comedian Creates NBA Team Names By Word Association. Now, There…

    Comedian Creates NBA Team Names By Word Association. Now, There Are Logos.

    dimemag.com Aug 11
    Last week, comedian Joe Mande decided to change the name of every NBA team based on the first thing he could think of for each city. He’s posted them all on his website. Here’s a sampling of what he came up with: Atlanta Stripclubs, Brooklyn Bloggers, C…
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  • Nets Coach Lionel Hollins Believes That Kevin Garnett Will Play…

    Nets Coach Lionel Hollins Believes That Kevin Garnett Will Play This Season

    dimemag.com Aug 9
    Brooklyn Nets big man and future Hall-of-Famer Kevin Garnett is hardly the player he used to be, but that doesn’t mean he’s expendable. The 38 year-old’s playing status has been unknown since the Nets were eliminated from the playoffs in May, and conven…
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  • 2014 NBA Rookies Choose Their Jersey Nicknames

    2014 NBA Rookies Choose Their Jersey Nicknames

    dimemag.com Aug 4
    Last season news broke the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets would debut a new idea from the NBA where they would replace the last names on the back of their uniform with a nickname of their own choosing. The NBA went ahead with the plan as various monikers …
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  • Nets' Lopez 'fully cleared' from foot injuries

    Nets' Lopez 'fully cleared' from foot injuries

    ESPN.com Aug 4
    Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez, who has been rehabbing after undergoing foot and ankle surgery, told reporters in Russia that he has been "fully cleared for play."
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  • Rising Stars game included in Nets' ticket plan

    Rising Stars game included in Nets' ticket plan

    ESPN.com Aug 4
    Hoping to pack the house for the Friday night of All-Star Weekend, the Brooklyn Nets are now selling that night's ticket as part of a miniplan.
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  • Andrei Kirilenko's love for cheetahs knows no bounds (Photo)

    Andrei Kirilenko's love for cheetahs knows no bounds (Photo)

    yahoo.com Jul 31
    As the calendar turns from July to August and the doldrums of another NBA summer continue, never fear — Andrei Kirilenko is here, with a cheetah, to brighten your days before the FIBA World Cup brings meaningful basketball back into our lives. As brough…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring how Lionel Hollins' Brooklyn Nets…

    The 10-man rotation, starring how Lionel Hollins' Brooklyn Nets might look

    yahoo.com Jul 29
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: The Brooklyn Game, twice. Ryan Carbain…
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  • Jason Collins to Tony Dungy: 'Shouldn't you want all challenges…

    Jason Collins to Tony Dungy: 'Shouldn't you want all challenges?'

    yahoo.com Jul 24
    On Feb. 23, the Brooklyn Nets signed center Jason Collins to a 10-day contract. Collins was lucky to be in the league even the season before, but with the relatively wispy and aging Kevin Garnett forced into duty at center and Brook Lopez out for the se…
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  • Nets sign Bogdanovic to three-year contract

    Nets sign Bogdanovic to three-year contract

    ESPN.com Jul 22
    The Nets officially signed the Croatian forward Bojan Bogdanovic to a three-year deal on Tuesday. The contract is worth $10 million according to league sources.
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  • Kirilenko Says Kidd Couldn’t Handle Pressure Of Brooklyn

    Kirilenko Says Kidd Couldn’t Handle Pressure Of Brooklyn

    dimemag.com Jul 21
    Jason Kidd’s sudden departure from the Brooklyn Nets certainly didn’t sit well with Andrei Kirilenko. In a wide-ranging interview concerning the state of his team, Kirilenko said that Kidd couldn’t handle the pressure that accompanies playing and coachi…
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  • Brooklyn coach Lionel Hollins puts foot in mouth, refers to the…

    Brooklyn coach Lionel Hollins puts foot in mouth, refers to the city of Memphis as 'back in the stone age'

    yahoo.com Jul 16
    There is ingratiating yourself to a new city, new fan base, and a new work culture, all with good intentions. There is slipping on your tongue and using a poor choice of words, despite those good intentions. And then there is what Lionel Hollins just sa…
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  • Sources: Garnett still 'excited' about Nets

    Sources: Garnett still 'excited' about Nets

    ESPN.com Jul 13
    Despite the loss of Paul Pierce via free agency, Kevin Garnett likes the direction of the Brooklyn Nets and is "excited" about joining them for the upcoming season, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard.
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  • Report: Paul Pierce Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Wizards

    Report: Paul Pierce Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Wizards

    dimemag.com Jul 13
    After one year in Brooklyn, Paul Pierce is moving on to the Washington Wizards, Marc Stein of ESPN first reported last night. He has agreed to sign for two years and close to $11 million after Trevor Ariza had moved on from the Wiz to join the Rockets. …
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  • The Nets are getting rid of the BrooklyKnight, a terrible and f…

    The Nets are getting rid of the BrooklyKnight, a terrible and frightening mascot

    yahoo.com Jul 10
    When the Nets moved from New Jersey to their shiny rusty new home in Brooklyn in the fall of 2012, they took it as an opportunity to reform the image of the franchise. They set out to be the hip alternative to the presumably stodgy, tradition-oriented N…
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  • Nets' Pierce talks about uncertain future

    Nets' Pierce talks about uncertain future

    ESPN.com Jul 10
    Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce, who is currently an unrestricted free agent, remains uncertain as to what his future holds.
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  • Source: Westphal to join Nets as assistant

    Source: Westphal to join Nets as assistant

    ESPN.com Jul 9
    The Brooklyn Nets and Paul Westphal have verbally agreed to terms on a deal which will enable the veteran NBA coach to serve as an assistant under Lionel Hollins, a league source confirmed to ESPN NewYork.com.
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  • Sources: Nets to pay record $90M luxury tax

    Sources: Nets to pay record $90M luxury tax

    ESPN.com Jul 9
    The Brooklyn Nets will pay a record $90.57 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season, sources told ESPN.com.
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  • Cavs send Jarrett Jack to Nets in 3-way deal with Celtics that …

    Cavs send Jarrett Jack to Nets in 3-way deal with Celtics that could be precursor to LeBron James offer

    Jarrett Jack woke up like this: I got news— JARRETT JACK (@Jarrettjack03) July 9, 2014 And shortly thereafter, so did the rest of us. Just one year after signing him to a four-year, $25.2 million contract, the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to move Jac…
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  • Free-agent roundup: Channing Frye gets paid, Nets finally addin…

    Free-agent roundup: Channing Frye gets paid, Nets finally adding Bojan Bogdanovic, Aaron Gray persists

    yahoo.com Jul 8
    We're still waiting for the big names to make their decisions, but some smaller deals continue to get done. Let's continue rolling through the agreements that have been reached — "reached," but not completed, as no deal can become official unt…
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  • Paul Pierce Is Still Alive At The World Series Of Poker

    Paul Pierce Is Still Alive At The World Series Of Poker

    dimemag.com Jul 8
    Paul Pierce has become a regular at the World Series of Poker events held in Las Vegas every year. Yesterday, he played in Day 1 of the main event and held his own. Pierce has participated in the event in recent years and is an avid poker player. Last y…
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  • Video - Should Rose Be On Team USA? 05:14

    Should Rose Be On Team USA?

    Aug 28
    Regardless of the knee issues, is Derrick Rose the best choice for Team USA?
  • Video - Nets' Schedule Announced 02:08

    Nets' Schedule Announced

    Aug 13
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk previews the Nets' 2014-15 schedule.
  • Video - Pierce Deal A Great Move By Wizards 01:03

    Pierce Deal A Great Move By Wizards

    Jul 13
    Marc Stein explains why the Wizards set themselves up perfectly by signing Paul Pierce to a two-year deal.
  • Video - Mr. Pierce Heads To Washington 00:38

    Mr. Pierce Heads To Washington

    Jul 12
    ESPN's Marc Stein discusses the Wizards' acquisition of Paul Pierce.

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