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Deron Williams controls the ball in a game (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Deron Williams controls the ball in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Nets preseason 2012

Here come the Brooklyn Nets.

Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets goes to
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets goes to the hoop against Jason Richardson of the Philadelphia 76ers during a preseason game. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Deron Williams controls the ball in a game
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Deron Williams controls the ball in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Kris Humphries of the Brooklyn Nets attempts a
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Kris Humphries of the Brooklyn Nets attempts a shot against the Philadelphia 76ers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

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Joe Johnson controls the ball against Jason Richardson
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Joe Johnson controls the ball against Jason Richardson of the Philadelphia 76ers. (Oct. 19, 2012)

Brook Lopez drives against Boston Celtics forward Kevin
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Brook Lopez drives against Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett during a preseason game at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 18, 2012)

Gerald Wallace steals the ball from the Boston
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Gerald Wallace steals the ball from the Boston Cetlics' Paul Pierce during a preseason game at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 18, 2012)

Deron Williams keeps the ball in bounds during
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Deron Williams keeps the ball in bounds during a preseason game against the Boston Celtics at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 18, 2012)

Joe Johnson drives to the basket against the
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Joe Johnson drives to the basket against the Boston Celtics' Jeff Green during a preseason game at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 18, 2012)

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Avery Johnson signals to his team during a
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Avery Johnson signals to his team during a preseason game against the Boston Celtics at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 18, 2012)

Tornike Shengelia goes to the hoop against the
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Tornike Shengelia goes to the hoop against the Boston Celtics' Jeff Green during a preseason game at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 18, 2012)

Joe Johnson puts up a layup during a
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Joe Johnson puts up a layup during a preseason game against the Boston Celtics at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 18, 2012)

Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics gets in
(Credit: Getty)

Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics gets in between a pass from Mirza Teletovic, left, and C.J. Watson #1 of the Brookyln Nets during a preseason game at TD Garden in Boston. (Oct. 16, 2012)

Boston Celtics' Courtney Lee drives against Brooklyn Nets'
(Credit: AP Photo Elise Amendola)

Boston Celtics' Courtney Lee drives against Brooklyn Nets' Mirza Teletovic during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce (34) drives against Brooklyn
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Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce (34) drives against Brooklyn Nets' Reggie Evans (30) as Josh Childress watches from behind during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Boston, Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Boston Celtics' Jeff Green goes down after driving
(Credit: AP Photo Elise Amendola)

Boston Celtics' Jeff Green goes down after driving against Brooklyn Nets' Carleton Scott (34) and Andray Blatche during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger, left, brings down an
(Credit: AP Photo Elise Amendola)

Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger, left, brings down an offensive rebound against Brooklyn Nets' Reggie Evans (30) and Josh Childress (2) during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Joe Johnson is guarded by Martell Webster of
(Credit: Errol Anderson)

Joe Johnson is guarded by Martell Webster of the Washington Wizards during a preseason game at Barclays Center. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Andray Blatche dunks during an NBA preseason basketball
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Andray Blatche dunks during an NBA preseason basketball game at the Barclays Center against the Washington Wizards. (Oct. 15, 2012)

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Gerald Wallace shoots against the Washington Wizards during
(Credit: Jason DeCrow)

Gerald Wallace shoots against the Washington Wizards during an NBA preseason basketball game at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Brook Lopez is fouled by Emeka Okafor during
(Credit: Errol Anderson)

Brook Lopez is fouled by Emeka Okafor during a preseason basketball game at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Kris Humphries is fouled by Jan Vesely of
(Credit: Errol Anderson)

Kris Humphries is fouled by Jan Vesely of the Washington Wizardsd during a preseason basketball game- at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Andray Blatche (0) takes a jump shot as
(Credit: AP)

Andray Blatche (0) takes a jump shot as the Philadelphia 76ers' Lavoy Allen defends him in an NBA preseason game in Atlantic City, N.J. (Oct. 13, 2012)

The Philadelphia 76ers' Nick Young reacts after missing
(Credit: AP)

The Philadelphia 76ers' Nick Young reacts after missing the go-ahead basket with four seconds remaining in overtime in an NBA preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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Andray Blatche (0) is fouled by the Philadelphia
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Andray Blatche (0) is fouled by the Philadelphia 76ers' Spencer Hawes (00) during the second half of an NBA preseason game in Atlantic City, N.J. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Joe Johnson (7) looks to get around the
(Credit: AP)

Joe Johnson (7) looks to get around the Philadelphia 76ers' Royal Ivey (7) in an NBA preseason game in Atlantic City, N.J. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Gerald Wallace (45) is fouled by the Philadelphia
(Credit: AP)

Gerald Wallace (45) is fouled by the Philadelphia 76ers' Kwame Brown during an NBA preseason game in Atlantic City, N.J. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Philadelphia 76ers' Thaddeus Young goes up for a
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Philadelphia 76ers' Thaddeus Young goes up for a layup as Brooklyn Nets' Andray Blatche defends in the first half during a preseason NBA basketball game. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Deron Williams talks to media during practice at
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Deron Williams talks to media during practice at the PNY Center. (Oct. 10, 2012)

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Avery Johnson talks to media during practice at
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Avery Johnson talks to media during practice at the PNY Center. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Kris Humphries dribbles the ball during practice at
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Kris Humphries dribbles the ball during practice at the PNY Center. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Joe Johnson gets ready to shoot during practice
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Joe Johnson gets ready to shoot during practice at the PNY Center. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Avery Johnson and Deron Williams talk on court
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Avery Johnson and Deron Williams talk on court during practice at the PNY Center. (Oct. 10, 2012)

Avery Johnson and Deron Williams talk on court
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Avery Johnson and Deron Williams talk on court during practice at the PNY Center. (Oct. 10, 2012)

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Brook Lopez works on the 12-foot Vertec during
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Brook Lopez works on the 12-foot Vertec during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct. 8, 2012)

Carleton Scott defending outside during Monday's Brooklyn Nets
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Carleton Scott defending outside during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct. 8, 2012)

Joe Johnson during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct.
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Joe Johnson during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct. 8, 2012)

Josh Childress and the rest of the team
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Josh Childress and the rest of the team do running drills during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct. 8, 2012)

Mirza Teletovic during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct.
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Mirza Teletovic during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct. 8, 2012)

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Nets head coach, Avery Johnson talks to media
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Nets head coach, Avery Johnson talks to media during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct. 8, 2012)

Team goes through running drills during Monday's Brooklyn
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Team goes through running drills during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct. 8, 2012)

Deron Williams defended by C.J. Watson during Monday's
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Deron Williams defended by C.J. Watson during Monday's Brooklyn Nets practice. (Oct. 8, 2012)

Kris Humphries works inside during Brooklyn Nets practice
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Kris Humphries works inside during Brooklyn Nets practice at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Kris Humphries looks for a shot during a
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Kris Humphries looks for a shot during a Brooklyn Nets practice at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 7, 2012)

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Keith Bogans shoots from the corner during a
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Keith Bogans shoots from the corner during a Brooklyn Nets practice at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Joe Johnson takes a few outside shots during
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Joe Johnson takes a few outside shots during a Brooklyn Nets practice at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Stephen Dennis shoots during a Brooklyn Nets practice
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Stephen Dennis shoots during a Brooklyn Nets practice at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Gerald Wallace takes an outside shot during a
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Gerald Wallace takes an outside shot during a Brooklyn Nets practice at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Kris Humphries goes through drills during a Brooklyn
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Kris Humphries goes through drills during a Brooklyn Nets practice at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 7, 2012)

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MarShon Brooks shoots at the line during a
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

MarShon Brooks shoots at the line during a Brooklyn Nets practice at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 7, 2012)

Kris Humphries takes the underneath shot during a
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Kris Humphries takes the underneath shot during a Brooklyn Nets practice at the Barclays Center. (Oct. 7, 2012)

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