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

Nets eager to start their journey

Nets' Paul Pierce, left, and Jason Terry watch

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CLEVELAND -- They filed into Quicken Loans Arena shortly before 10 a.m., going over their final preparations before getting things tipped off in this rust belt city Wednesday evening.

The new-look Nets were all business, but there’s no denying there’s a sense of excitement and anticipation as they get set to begin a much-hyped 2013-14 campaign.

“It feels good, our first game of the season,...

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KG likes what he's seeing so far

Kevin Garnett speaks to reporters during the Nets'

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DURHAM, N.C. -- Kevin Garnett sat on a chair with a white towel draped over his head, obviously a bit gassed after the Nets' first practice on their second day of training camp.

Let's just say Garnett & Co. are getting a good workout in so far.

"Fun, but tough," the 37-year-old power forward said after practice at Duke University Wednesday. "Obviously we’re new, and...

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Jason Kidd learning coaching on the fly

Jason Kidd is announced as the new head

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jason Kidd wasn’t used to some of the little details that come along with being a head coach.

Like wearing that thing around his neck during practice, among other tasks.

“I guess holding the whistle might be the weirdest or the gameplan or the practice plan,” Kidd said Wednesday following the Nets’ summer league team practice at the PNY Center, Kidd’s first ever...

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Nets announce Jason Kidd's staff

Detroit Pistons head coach Lawrence Frank signals from

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Jason Kidd's coaching staff has officially rounded into form.

The Nets Friday announced the additions of Lawrence Frank, Roy Rogers and Eric Hughes. Doug Overton, who was a holdover from Avery Johnson's staff, has also been retained.

Frank coached the Nets from 2004-2009, and his presence is a big get for Kidd, who publicly extended the invitation to Frank once he got the job two weeks...

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