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Tyson Chandler says Nets trash talk is 'foolish'

Knicks center Tyson Chandler talks to the media

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WASHINGTON -- Tyson Chandler is aware of the Nets' chatter of late, the stuff about Joe Johnson saying they were already the best team in town and the Nets expressing how they feel own the NBA's top backcourt.

The Knicks center believes it's time for their crosstown foes to pipe down.

"I’ve heard a little bit, but I think it’s foolish," Chandler said before today's Team USA's...

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Joe Johnson officially a Net

July 11, 2012 Hawks trade Joe Johnson to

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That All-Star backcourt Nets fans have been salivating about is truly here now.

The trade sending Joe Johnson from Atlanta to Brooklyn officially went through today, pairing Johnson with Deron Williams, the face of the franchise. Johnson was acquired in exchange for Anthony Morrow, Jordan Farmar, Johan Petro, Jordan Williams, DeShawn Stevenson, a 2013 first-round pick acquired from the Rockets,...

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Deron Williams officially signs with Nets

DERON WILLIAMS, Guard NBA team: Brooklyn Nets Age:

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Deron Williams is truly the face of the Brooklyn Nets now.

The superstar point guard inked his new five-year, $98-million contract just after the NBA’s moratorium on player transactions was lifted at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Williams, who mulled choosing between the Nets or his hometown Mavericks, signed the pact in Las Vegas where he’s training with the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team for...

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Kidd: Deron almost bolted home to Dallas

If the Knicks are able to sign Jason

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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...

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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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Nets re-sign Wallace and other happenings/rumors

New Jersey Nets' Gerald Wallace (45) goes up

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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...

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