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

The Morning After: Hey A.I., Practice was the Nets' Answer

Brook Lopez and Deron Williams celebrate a basket

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With all apologies to Allen Iverson, whose retirement tour brought him to the Barclays Center last Friday for the Nets’ tilt with the Heat, we’re talking about practice here.

In the aftermath of Sunday’s debacle in Orlando, when a bunch of zombies seemed to be masquerading around in black Brooklyn uniforms, the Nets say they ramped things up a notch or two or three in Monday’s practice. That,...

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Three Pointers: Making the Magic vanish

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez, right, goes up

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There were smiles all around.

Those two nasty losses were finally in the rearview mirror Friday night, cast aside with a 107-68 pummeling of the Magic at Amway Center. The Nets were thrilled to take care of business against a team with a roster loaded with mostly unproven players, making that late-night flight from the Sunshine State back to Newark all that much more enjoyable.

“Winning...

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MarShon Brooks sprains ankle, out vs. Magic

Miami Heat guard Ray Allen drives against MarShon

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Orlando, Fla. -- MarShon Brooks is the latest member of the Nets to be bitten by that dreaded injury bug.

The second-year shooting guard sprained his left ankle in a freak play during Friday morning's shootaround, forcing him to miss the Nets' matchup with the Magic. Brooks thinks he'll only be out for a coule of games at most, but he was limping badly inside the locker room before...

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Gerald Wallace out for second straight game

Gerald Wallace steals the ball from the Boston

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MIAMI -- Gerald Wallace will miss his second straight game when the Nets meet the Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena Wednesday night.

Wallace continues to nurse the sprained left ankle he suffered at the tail end of Saturday’s season-opening win against the Raptors. He’s shed the walking boot and seemed to be moving well around the locker room prior to the Nets' shootaround, though he declined...

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Magic GM: Trade talks with Nets 'stationary'

Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard, right, makes a move

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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...

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Reports: Decision time today on Howard trade

Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard speaks with reporters at

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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...

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