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

Nets ink first-round pick Mason Plumlee

NBA Commissioner David Stern, left, shakes hands with

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Mason Plumlee signed on the dotted line -- and just in time for the start of summer camp practice.

The Nets announced Wednesday that they've signed their first-round pick, selected No. 22 overall at last Thursday's draft. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

In other news, according to ESPN, the Nets are no longer in the running for the free agent services of sharpshooter Kyle Korver....

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Hardaway Sr.: Trade makes Kidd's job easier

Tim Hardaway works for the Heat, so he's aware of what it takes to win a championship.

Hardaway, who's a community liason and scout for the franchise he played for from 1996-2001, thinks the Nets did themselves some serious justice by landing sage veterans Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce along with Jason Terry in that blockbuster deal that came together during draft night Thursday.

"Man,...

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Nets announce Jason Kidd's staff

Detroit Pistons head coach Lawrence Frank signals from

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Jason Kidd's coaching staff has officially rounded into form.

The Nets Friday announced the additions of Lawrence Frank, Roy Rogers and Eric Hughes. Doug Overton, who was a holdover from Avery Johnson's staff, has also been retained.

Frank coached the Nets from 2004-2009, and his presence is a big get for Kidd, who publicly extended the invitation to Frank once he got the job two weeks...

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Nets will play regular-season game in London

Deron Williams (8) and Brook Lopez (11) celebrate

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The Nets are headed to London.

Brooklyn will take on the Hawks in a regular-season matchup Jan. 16 at the O2 Arena, the NBA announced Tuesday. The contest is part of the league's Global Games, another initiative to help promote the brand internationally.

Tickets go on sale in October.

“It is always an honor to represent the league overseas,” Deron Williams said in a statement....

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Brook Lopez has third surgery on right foot

Brook Lopez reacts to a call in the

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Make that three surgeries on Brook Lopez's right foot.

The Nets announced Monday that their All-Star 7-foot center had a procedure done to replace a screw in his foot. Lopez, who signed a four-year, $60-million deal last offseason, is expected to be back on the basketball court sometime in August, which gives him plenty of time to get himself ready before training camp tips off in October.

“During...

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Mark Jackson: Jason Kidd 'a great hire'

Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State

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If anyone knows what Jason Kidd is about to go through, it's Mark Jackson.

Sure, Jackson didn't immediately make the leap to head coach after hanging up his sneakers, spending the better part of six years in the broadcast booth upon retiring in 2004.

But in similar fashion to Kidd, Jackson didn't get seasoning as an assistant coach before landing the Warriors' gig in 2011. Kidd publicly...

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Reports: Grizzlies give Lionel Hollins permission to speak to other teams

Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins shouts during the

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Looks like Lionel Hollins' tenure in Memphis is over.

According to multiple reports, the Grizzlies have given Hollins permission to speak to other teams, paving the way for him to potentially land in Brooklyn or elsewhere. Hollins, who just guided Memphis to the Western Conference Finals, is considered one of the hottest coaching candidates on the market.

Yahoo! reported Sunday that...

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Phil Jackson: Nets were a 'good situation'

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson gestures

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Phil Jackson's days sitting at the end of the bench are over, but the man with 11 championship rings as a coach admitted he was a bit intrigued by the Nets.

Speaking on the "Dan Patrick Show" Tuesday, the Hall of Fame coach said the top offer he recently received to return to the sidelines involved the Nets.

“The Brooklyn situation was a good situation,” Jackson said.

GM...

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Nets preparing for Bulls' counterpunch

Nets' CJ Watson is fouled while shooting a

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- They delivered the first blow Friday night, pounding the Bulls in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series, but the Nets weren't about to pat themselves on the back Sunday.

In their minds, not only did they simply do what they were supposed to do, given they have homecourt advantage. But they're awaiting Chicago's expected bounce back in Monday's Game...

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Bulls' Joakim Noah could miss series opener

Joakim Noah's status is uncertain for the first

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Joakim Noah is hurting and there’s a possibility the Bulls may be without their starting center for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Nets.

Noah is dealing with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, raising concern about his availability for the opener. He said there’s a tear in his foot, meaning he might be limited or could be forced to sit out the series altogether.

"It’s...

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