Follow the Nets' return to New York with Newsday's Rod Boone.
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...Read more »
Billy King's thought process regarding his star free agent point guard hasn't changed one bit over these last few weeks.
The Nets GM thinks his chances of re-signing Deron Williams are relatively good and should know if that will be the case not long after free agency kicks off at midnight July 1.
"I’ll stick with the same thing: I haven’t wavered or changed," King said. "I’m not over...Read more »
Unless they somehow move up, the Nets are going have a lengthy wait before they make selection in tomorrow night's NBA Draft given they don't pick until No. 57.
But Billy King is pondering the possibility of trading into first round.
"If we wanted to, we can get into the first round," the Nets GM said today at the Nets practice facility in East Rutherford, N.J. "Now,...Read more »
As longtime Newsday staffer Mark Herrmann astutely noted one day recently, it's been 36 years since Newsday covered the Nets on a full-time basis, something that coincided with their move from Nassau County to New Jersey in 1977.
That's about to change soon.
With the Nets' move to Brooklyn complete and the franchise set to begin play in the $1 billion Barclays Center in the fall, they're...Read more »