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Nets sign three to camp roster

July 13, 2012: About 1,000 fans, including these

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The Nets have added three players to their training camp roster.

They signed free agents Stephen Dennis, James Mays, and Carleton Scott, moves that were announced Monday. All three players played overseas last season and will essentially serve as training camp bodies since the Nets' roster is technically already set at 15 with last week's addditions of Andray Blatche and Josh Childress.

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Nets 2012 preseason schedule announced

Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson, left, and

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It's official: The Nets are coming to Long Island for a night. And they're bringing the Knicks with them.

The Nets announced their preseason schedule Thursday, confirming an Aug. 3 Newsday report that the two New York teams would play a preseason game at Nassau Coliseum. The teams are scheduled to play each other on Oct. 24 in the Nets' preseason finale. The Nets will be the home team.

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Deron pleased Dwightmare is over, says it was getting 'old'

Deron Williams, center, in action during the men's

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Deron Williams is glad the Dwightmare is finally in the rearview mirror.

With Dwight Howard officially traded to the Lakers yesterday, the Nets can truly move on from their fruitless pursuit of the NBA's top center, something that's perfectly fine with the Nets All-Star point guard. 

“We went down that road a lot," he told reporters after Team USA's semifinal win over Argentina....

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Nets hit the prime time: Brooklyn has 12 national TV games

The Brooklyn Nets introduced their new backcourt of

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The Nets are about to truly hit the national scene in a few months.

Spurred by all the buzz they've been creating, the Nets are on tap to be on national television 12 times -- excluding games on NBATV -- during the 2012-13 campaign. They're scheduled to be on ESPN nine times and will be shown on TNT three times during their inaugural season at the Barclays Center.

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Brook Lopez motivated by Howard trade talk

Brooklyn Nets basketball player Brook Lopez tries on

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Brook Lopez couldn’t simply stick a finger in each ear and drown out all that Dwight Howard talk.

All offseason, his name has been mentioned as a trade chip for Howard, something that’s now going to be put on the backburner until at least Jan. 15, when he’s eligible to be traded again after signing his four-year, $61-million deal with the Nets.

Lopez plans on using those constant trade...

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Deron chooses Brooklyn over Dallas

UPDATE: Williams re-signed with the Nets. DERON WILLIAMS

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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...

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Report: Dwight wants trade to Nets by draft

Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy, left, talks

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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...

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