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Source: Nets agree to deal with Bojan Bogdanovic

Bogdan Bogdanovic of Serbia's BC Partizan is challenged

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Bojan Bogdanovic will indeed be a member of the Nets next season.

The Nets have reached an agreement with Bogdanovic, according to a source. The deal is for three years, with the third reportedly being a player option.

A second-round pick whose rights were acquired from the Timberwolves during the 2011 draft, the 6-6 Bogdanovic played for Istanbul-based Fenerbahce the past two seasons....

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Nets will play regular-season game in London

Deron Williams (8) and Brook Lopez (11) celebrate

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The Nets are headed to London.

Brooklyn will take on the Hawks in a regular-season matchup Jan. 16 at the O2 Arena, the NBA announced Tuesday. The contest is part of the league's Global Games, another initiative to help promote the brand internationally.

Tickets go on sale in October.

“It is always an honor to represent the league overseas,” Deron Williams said in a statement....

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Brook Lopez has third surgery on right foot

Brook Lopez reacts to a call in the

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Make that three surgeries on Brook Lopez's right foot.

The Nets announced Monday that their All-Star 7-foot center had a procedure done to replace a screw in his foot. Lopez, who signed a four-year, $60-million deal last offseason, is expected to be back on the basketball court sometime in August, which gives him plenty of time to get himself ready before training camp tips off in October.

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Kidd's presence aiding Nets in draft prep

Jason Kidd is announced as the new head

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jason Kidd spent a good portion of this first full week on the job taking a crash course in many aspects of his new gig.

Chief among them: talent evaluator.

As the Nets prepare for next Thursday’s NBA Draft at the friendly confines of the Barclays Center, Kidd is the new face in the room, the guy who’s now trying to help figure out exactly which direction they...

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Kidd: 'It's a dream come true'

Nets GM Billy King and Jason Kidd announce

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Jason Kidd nearly had to pinch himself a few times, all so he could make sure this weeklong whirlwind was actually real.

No doubt, the whole thing of retiring last week after 19 seasons and being named the Nets’ head coach Wednesday night is a little surreal.

“It is,” Kidd said Thursday on the YES Network following his introductory news conference at the Barclays Center. “It’s kind...

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Report: Nets reach out to Jeff Van Gundy

Houston Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy tries to

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Apparently, Jeff Van Gundy is indeed on the Nets' radar.

The Nets have reached out to Van Gundy and established preliminary contact with the current ESPN/ABC analyst, according to a tweet from Los Angeles-based NBA Hall of Fame reporter Mark Heisler. The call, Heisler reports, was only introductory but Van Gundy didn't say no.

Van Gundy had initially been considered a potential candidate...

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Minus coach, Nets working toward draft

Nets GM Billy King talks to media at

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Along with scores of team executives from each one of the NBA’s 30 franchises, the Nets’ brass was out in full force at the PNY Center Wednesday, watching on as a portion of the 44 invited draft hopefuls showcased their talents at the team’s practice facility.

Flanked by some of his trusty personnel, which included his assistant GM Bobby Marks -- the guy who came up...

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Phil Jackson: Nets were a 'good situation'

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson gestures

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Phil Jackson's days sitting at the end of the bench are over, but the man with 11 championship rings as a coach admitted he was a bit intrigued by the Nets.

Speaking on the "Dan Patrick Show" Tuesday, the Hall of Fame coach said the top offer he recently received to return to the sidelines involved the Nets.

“The Brooklyn situation was a good situation,” Jackson said.

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Billy King: Search is underway, starts with Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson walks off the court after a

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Billy King is ready to chat it up with Phil Jackson and see if the man with 11 rings wants to coach the Nets.

The Nets general manager admitted the search is now officially underway for P.J. Carlesimo’s successor and it’s going to start by gauging Jackson’s interest. King suggested he’s still awaiting Jackson’s response to the inquiry, which was reported by NBA.com Monday.

“As I’ve said,...

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Sore heel will sideline Joe Johnson tonight

Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates his

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Turns out Deron Williams isn't then only member of the Nets' starting backcourt who's banged up.

Barely two hours after Williams revealed that Thursday's regularly-scheduled round of cortisone shots marked the third time he's had them this season -- the public thinking was he only had one round previously -- Billy King said Joe Johnson won't play versus the Rockets Friday night.

The...

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