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

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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Nets prepping for first date with 'rival' Knicks

Avery Johnson and Deron Williams talk on court

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- If Avery Johnson wasn't initially aware of the back-and-forth that goes on between Nets and Knicks fans, he sure is now.

"I’ve been asked about this quote-unquote rivalry in the last four to five months more than I had my first two years," the Nets' third-year coach said following practice Tuesday at the PNY Center "So, I feel it. I feel it more when...

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Barclays Center sneak peek on tap for Sunday

A plaza entry to Barclays Center, Brooklyn's new

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Nets won't play their first true game in their sparking new $1 billion home for nine more days, when they host the John Wall-less Wizards in preseason action.

But they're about to get their second peek at the Barclays Center in a matter of a week.

The Nets, who conducted media day at their new arena on Monday, are set to hold a practice there on Sunday, hours...

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Nets set for camp scrimmage tonight

Gerald Wallace practices foul shots during practice at

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Players are rarely thrilled to get their scrimmage on. Simulating game action is never as fun as the real thing.

But for the Nets, it's time to gauge their progress after three days of the training camp grind. Joe Johnson, for one, seems excited to hit the court here at the PNY Center Friday evening in the Nets' Black & White scrimmage. 

"I...

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D-Will thinks Nets backcourt duo will be 'a great fit'

East Rutherford, NJ - October 2, 2012: Deron

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Deron Williams likes what he's seeing so far from Joe Johnson and believes it's only a matter of time before the two really start jelling.

"It’s been fun playing with him," the All-Star point guard said after Wednesday's practice at the PNY Center. "We’ve got a good group. I think we have a chance to be really good, with him and Gerald [Wallace] on the...

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Nets finally get down to work

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams feels this

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- After months of talk, the basketballs were finally rolled out for real at the PNY Center.

The Nets tipped off their training camp Tuesday, officially practicing for the first time as they prepare for the 2012-13 campaign. Everyone seemed thrilled to get started and begin their seven-plus month journey.

"Good first practice," Avery Johnson said. "We...

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Brook impressed with Nets' early turnout

Brooklyn Nets basketball player Brook Lopez walks onto

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Training camp can’t get here fast enough for the Nets.

In fact, they’re so eager to get things cranked up that most of the players have already showed up at the team’s New Jersey training facility. Some began arriving earlier this month and just about everyone has participated in the action, which includes pick-up games and conditioning.

Andray Blatche and Josh Childress are expected...

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