Follow the Nets' return to New York with Newsday's Rod Boone.
Keeping in tune with making deals official now that the league’s moratorium has been lifted, the Nets announced the re-signing of Gerald Wallace today.
Wallace, who turns 30 later this month, started in all 16 games he played in with the Nets last season after getting traded here from Portland for a first-round pick. In 35.8 minutes of action per game, the athletic 11-year veteran swingman...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 »
Everyone knows Deron Williams was torn while mulling his free agent decision, but Jason Kidd said Williams nearly took his talents home to Dallas rather than re-sign with the Nets.
Kidd, who played golf on Long Island with Williams last week leading into free agency, indicated that the Nets' recent flurry of roster moves might've been the difference in Williams ultimately electing to play...Read more »
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...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 »
Steve Nash is ready to get this whole free agency thing going.
The All-Star point guard will probably be wooed by more than a few teams once midnight arrives on Sunday and free agency kicks off. If the Nets are among those squads inquiring about his services, Nash will be all ears.
"Sure," he said not long ago before his Steve Nash Foundation Showdown soccer game at Sara D....Read more »
Billy King's thought process regarding his star free agent point guard hasn't changed one bit over these last few weeks.
The Nets GM thinks his chances of re-signing Deron Williams are relatively good and should know if that will be the case not long after free agency kicks off at midnight July 1.
"I’ll stick with the same thing: I haven’t wavered or changed," King said. "I’m not over...Read more »
Jason Kidd in Brooklyn as the Nets' backup point guard?
It could happen, if you believe Kidd. Speaking this afternoon on "The Michael Kay Show" on ESPN NY's 98.7FM, the soon-to-be free agent certainly left open the possibility of setting up shop somewhere in the metro area next season as a member of the Nets or Knicks.
"I wouldn't mind either one," Kidd said. "They...Read more »