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Follow the Nets' return to New York with Newsday's Rod Boone.

P.J.: Time to take a look at Hump again

Brooklyn Nets head coach P.J. Carlesimo, left, talks

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Kris Humphries has been on the outs for the better part of the last two weeks, particularly since P.J. Carlesimo dropped him from the rotation last week.

But that may be changing in the near future.

Carlesimo indicated he's going to find a way to slide Humphries, who was benched in the rotation in favor or Mirza Teletovic, into the mix once more.


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Nets set for camp scrimmage tonight

Gerald Wallace practices foul shots during practice at

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Players are rarely thrilled to get their scrimmage on. Simulating game action is never as fun as the real thing.

But for the Nets, it's time to gauge their progress after three days of the training camp grind. Joe Johnson, for one, seems excited to hit the court here at the PNY Center Friday evening in the Nets' Black & White scrimmage. 


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Nets finally get down to work

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams feels this

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- After months of talk, the basketballs were finally rolled out for real at the PNY Center.

The Nets tipped off their training camp Tuesday, officially practicing for the first time as they prepare for the 2012-13 campaign. Everyone seemed thrilled to get started and begin their seven-plus month journey.

"Good first practice," Avery Johnson said. "We...

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Humphries excited to be Brooklyn-bound

New Jersey Nets' Kris Humphries (43) goes up

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – If ever there was someone who wanted to see this whole move to Brooklyn from New Jersey through, it’s Kris Humphries.

The power forward has been with the Nets since he was shipped to the Garden State from Dallas during the 2009-10 campaign. So he’s glad he finally has a little something positive to look forward to now. 

“I was with the team before we went...

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Deron Williams officially signs with Nets

DERON WILLIAMS, Guard NBA team: Brooklyn Nets Age:

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Deron Williams is truly the face of the Brooklyn Nets now.

The superstar point guard inked his new five-year, $98-million contract just after the NBA’s moratorium on player transactions was lifted at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Williams, who mulled choosing between the Nets or his hometown Mavericks, signed the pact in Las Vegas where he’s training with the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team for...

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Kidd: Deron almost bolted home to Dallas

If the Knicks are able to sign Jason

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Everyone knows Deron Williams was torn while mulling his free agent decision, but Jason Kidd said Williams nearly took his talents home to Dallas rather than re-sign with the Nets.

Kidd, who played golf on Long Island with Williams last week leading into free agency, indicated that the Nets' recent flurry of roster moves might've been the difference in Williams ultimately electing to play...

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Deron chooses Brooklyn over Dallas

UPDATE: Williams re-signed with the Nets. DERON WILLIAMS

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Deron Williams has made his decision: he's Brooklyn bound.

The free agent point guard announced his choice on Twitter just after 7 p.m., ending the Nets' lengthy courtship. Ever since they traded for him in February of last year, the Nets tried to sell Williams on the prospect of starting something new in Brooklyn and being the face of franchise.

Now, that'll be the case when the Nets...

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