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

Minus coach, Nets working toward draft

Nets GM Billy King talks to media at

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Along with scores of team executives from each one of the NBA’s 30 franchises, the Nets’ brass was out in full force at the PNY Center Wednesday, watching on as a portion of the 44 invited draft hopefuls showcased their talents at the team’s practice facility.

Flanked by some of his trusty personnel, which included his assistant GM Bobby Marks -- the guy who came up...

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Joe: Won't be weird seeing D'Antoni in L.A.

Rod Boone interviews Joe Johnson after Friday's Brooklyn

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When Joe Johnson looks over at the Lakers’ bench a week from Tuesday at Staples Center and Mike D’Antoni is at the end of it, let’s just say it’s not something he expected to witness.

But just don’t call it weird.

“It won’t be weird,” Johnson said after Monday's practice at the Barclays Center. “It will be great to see him. But him being the Lakers' head coach, it may be a little different,...

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Nash calls Nets an 'exciting opportunity'

Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash watches a free throw

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Steve Nash is ready to get this whole free agency thing going.

The All-Star point guard will probably be wooed by more than a few teams once midnight arrives on Sunday and free agency kicks off. If the Nets are among those squads inquiring about his services, Nash will be all ears.

"Sure," he said not long ago before his Steve Nash Foundation Showdown soccer game at Sara D....

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