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2dMike Mazzeo

Q&A: Hollins on Nets' offseason, outlook

Lionel Hollins discusses the Nets' new additions, the loss of Deron Williams and what he expects this season in Brooklyn.

Nets Take A Major Step Back

While Brooklyn was able to keep Brook Lopez, the inevitable decline of Joe Johnson and a complete lack of bench production might doom the Nets this season. Brooklyn looks like one of the worst teams on paper this year. Least improved (Insider)

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4dBradford Doolittle

Doolittle: Most and least improved teams

Doc Rivers the GM helped Doc Rivers the coach with the additions of Paul Pierce and Lance Stephenson, while the Nets project to crash into the crop of the NBA's worst teams.

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5dSteve Ilardi and Jeremias Engelmann

Ilardi/Engelmann: Who didn't find FA value?

Which teams created the most "negative surplus value" in free agency? Here are some teams that dropped the ball.

Larkin responds to Jackson's jab

In Part 5 of The Phil Files, Phil Jackson said of then-Knicks PG Shane Larkin: "Unfortunately, Shane hasn't grown any since the start of the season." Larkin responded on Twitter: "couldn't grow in an offense I wasn't comfortable in. All good. No shade. Glad I'm across the river now. Wish them luck." The Phil Files

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14-year veteran Jackson announces retirement

Stephen Jackson, who once was suspended for punching a fan and won one championship while playing for seven teams during his 14-year career, is retiring from the NBA.

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11dMike Mazzeo

Sizing up the Nets' offseason moves

Going into the summer, Nets GM Billy King had four main objectives and he almost accomplished all of them.

Nets Won't Overcome Loss of Williams

While the Nets did a nice job of targeting young free agents with upside, they will be hard-pressed to make the postseason without Deron Williams. The Nets don't own a first-round pick, and might not be able to attract free agents with their max-level cap space, writes Kevin Pelton. Eastern Conference grades (Insider)

13dMike Mazzeo

Nets' savings extend to staff changes

The Brooklyn Nets are no longer spending as extravagantly as they once did and their announcement of staff promotions is just the latest example.

Threes the difference in Nets' loss

The Brooklyn Nets shot 4-for-20 on 3-points and watched the D-League Select Team to hit 13-of-26 from deep in their 85-64 loss on Friday. Josh Gasser scored 19 points for the Nets, who ended Vegas summer play 3-3.

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Bargnani staying in NYC -- with Nets

The Nets signed former No. 1 pick Andrea Bargnani. He averaged 14.8 points and 4.4 rebounds per game in 29 contests for the Knicks last season.


Spurs come back to knock off Nets

Brooklyn led by 7 with 6 minutes remaining, but Kyle Anderson (25 points) and San Antonio came up clutch to advance to the quarterfinals at Las Vegas Summer League with a 74-71 win.

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17dMike Mazzeo

Will Nets use Joe Johnson in reserve role?

Johnson, entering his 15th NBA season, has started 992 of the 1,062 career games he has played. He has not come off the bench since 2003-04.

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Hollis-Jefferson compares to Kidd-Gilchrist’s D.J. Foster believes Rondae Hollis-Jefferson reminds him of Michael Kidd-Glichrist. Both have great athleticism, which makes them good defenders, but both have a lot of work to do on their jumpers. Rookie comparisons (Insider)

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2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game98.021st
Rebounds Per Game42.422nd
Assists Per Game20.920th
Points Allowed100.918th

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