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Kirilenko: Nets motivated to prove doubters wrong

Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko looks on against the

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Paul Pierce is gone to the Wizards, meaning the Nets lost the guy who swatted Kyle Lowry’s potential game-winning floater, preserving their scintillating Game 7 series-clinching victory over the Raptors in the first round.

Kevin Garnett, who turned 38 in May, will be coming off his worst statistical season since his rookie year in Minnesota.

They’re counting heavily on the production...

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Lionel Hollins: Nets expecting 'big things' from Plumlee

Nets' forward/center Mason Plumlee shoots a free throw

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Lionel Hollins sure is pleased with the way things are lining up for Mason Plumlee, knowing just how much the big man’s offseason development will greatly benefit the Nets.

Earlier this week, Plumlee was officially added to USA Basketball’s 2014-16 national team roster and was named as one of the 16 finalists for this year’s World Cup Team. Plumlee seems to have a legitimate shot at making...

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Nets unveil plans for Brooklyn training facility

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With a picturesque view of the lower Manhattan skyline glistening through the windows not far from him, Billy King was on a podium inside a building on 39th street in Brooklyn when he summed up what this officially announcement meant.

“This will be the only team to play and practice in New York,” the Nets general manager surmised Thursday, “because there's another team that doesn't do that.”

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Plumlee pleased to play in Rookie Challenge

Mason Plumlee reacts after scoring during the second

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Mason Plumlee is going to be a part of the NBA’s All-Star weekend in New Orleans next month and he couldn’t be more thrilled about it.

Plumlee has been selected to participate in the 2014 Rising Stars Challenge and made it perfectly clear it was a goal he set for himself entering his rookie campaign fresh out of Duke.

“It’s a big deal,” Plumlee said after practice...

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Paul Pierce: Nets have all the championship ingredients

New Nets player Paul Pierce at a press

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Paul Pierce is making sure the Nets up their ante.

Division title? The veteran small forward basically shrugged off any shred of significance that may come along with winning the Atlantic Division crown, stressing the Nets have a bigger fish to reel in.

“Truthfully, it’s not that important,” Pierce said Monday at the team’s media day at the Barclays Center. “I came here to win a championship....

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Nets to hold training camp at Duke

New Nets players Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and

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The Nets have Carolina on their minds.

Perhaps looking to escape some of the expected extra media glare, Brooklyn will conduct its first training camp under new coach Jason Kidd at Duke University, the team announced Wednesday. Following their media session at the Barclays Center on Sept. 30, they'll head down to the Triangle and practice at Duke's campus in Durham, N.C. from Oct. 1-5.

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Video: Mason Plumlee posterizes Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in NBA Summer League game

Mason Plumlee talks with the media following practice

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In his first game in the 2013 NBA Summer League, Nets first-round draft pick Mason Plumlee showed off some moves we didn't see from the forward at Duke.

Midway through the first quarter, Plumlee ran the floor, spun right to the paint and posterized the Detroit Pistons' Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the No. 8 overall pick in this year's NBA draft.

Plumlee went on to pick up a double-double...

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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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