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

Deron pleased Dwightmare is over, says it was getting 'old'

Deron Williams, center, in action during the men's

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Deron Williams is glad the Dwightmare is finally in the rearview mirror.

With Dwight Howard officially traded to the Lakers yesterday, the Nets can truly move on from their fruitless pursuit of the NBA's top center, something that's perfectly fine with the Nets All-Star point guard. 

“We went down that road a lot," he told reporters after Team USA's semifinal win over Argentina....

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MarShon Brooks ready for buzz of Nets-Knicks

Brooklyn Nets' MarShon Brooks (9) drives to the

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Knowing full well that Knicks fans might pack the Barclays Center on opening night, Nets shooting guard MarShon Brooks said it’s an opportunity for “the new guys on the block.”

“We just wanna try to steal some New York fans, so what better way to start than by getting a win on opening day,” Brooks said. “New York is gonna be buzzing for that game. It’s the start of a rivalry.”

When the...

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Trade discussions for Dwight resume

Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard speaks with reporters at

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Getting Joe Johnson might not preclude the Nets from landing Dwight Howard after all.

The Nets are once again engaged in trade taks with the Magic, trying to acquire Howard to give them their own version of the Big Three, according to several reports. The proposed deal would send Howard to Nets for Brook Lopez and Kris Humpries -- both in sign and trades -- along with promising guard MarShon...

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