Follow the Nets' return to New York with Newsday's Rod Boone.
The Nets are really about to go national now.
NBATV's "The Association" will feature the franchise in its initial season in Brooklyn, it was announced Wednesday. The program, entering its fourth year, gives fans a unique behind-the-scenes perspective of a particular team.
The Nets made a flurry of offseason moves, notably re-signing All-Star point guard Deron Williams and trading...Read more »
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....Read more »
The Nets' pursuit of Dwight Howard appears to be dead once again -- for now anyway.
Hours after the Nets reportedly set an ultimatum to acquire Howard today or else they'd end their pursuit, Magic GM Rob Hennigan told reporters at the NBA Summer League in Orlando this afternoon that he was still talking to the Nets, but didn't seem overly enthused by any of the potential offers and said things...Read more »
The Nets apparently want a resolution to this whole Dwightmare today.
Growing weary of chasing a possible deal for Dwight Howard, the Nets are preparing to move on if they can't something done with Orlando, according to reports.
GM Billy King is set to meet with Brook Lopez's agent in Los Angeles to begin finalizing the framework on a new long-term pact for the restricted free agent...Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
Billy King said he didn't think it would be hard to get a new deal done with Gerald Wallace.
Apparently, the Nets GM was right.
Wallace has reportedly agreed to a four-year, $40 million pact, making him one of the first players to agree to terms here on the first day of free agency. Teams can't actually sign free agents until July 11, when the NBA's moratorium on player transactions...Read more »
Rob Hennigan's top priority at the moment is to look for a new coach, but the Orlando Magic's new GM also has another hefty task that's staring him squarely in the face.
Sorting his way through the Dwightmare.
Dwight Howard reportedly wants out of Orlando, and prefers to be shipped here to Brooklyn so he can team with Deron Williams and start something new with the Nets. Hennigan said...Read more »
As longtime Newsday staffer Mark Herrmann astutely noted one day recently, it's been 36 years since Newsday covered the Nets on a full-time basis, something that coincided with their move from Nassau County to New Jersey in 1977.
That's about to change soon.
With the Nets' move to Brooklyn complete and the franchise set to begin play in the $1 billion Barclays Center in the fall, they're...Read more »