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

Joe Johnson officially a Net

July 11, 2012 Hawks trade Joe Johnson to

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That All-Star backcourt Nets fans have been salivating about is truly here now.

The trade sending Joe Johnson from Atlanta to Brooklyn officially went through today, pairing Johnson with Deron Williams, the face of the franchise. Johnson was acquired in exchange for Anthony Morrow, Jordan Farmar, Johan Petro, Jordan Williams, DeShawn Stevenson, a 2013 first-round pick acquired from the Rockets,...

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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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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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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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