Follow the Nets' return to New York with Newsday's Rod Boone.
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 »
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 »
Looks like the Dwightmare could be in full force once again relatively soon.
Three months after waiving his early termination option and saying he wanted to remain in Orlando, Dwight Howard wants to be traded to the Nets by next Thursday, according to Yahoo! The report says Howard's desire is to come to Brooklyn so he can pair with Deron Williams.
The point guard is expected to opt out...Read more »