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2016 Schedule
21-61, 4th in Atlantic
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Thomas Robinson could go overseas

Robinson, one of two former Kansas stars looking for a new team, averaged 14.1 rebounds per 36 minutes in Brooklyn. But Kevin Pelton cites his real plus-minus as a reason why he may be headed overseas. Pelton: 10 best free agents (Insider)

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Statement from Nets PG Greivis Vasquez, who will not play in the Olympics for Venezuela.

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Nets PG Greivis Vasquez will not play in the Olympics as he is still recovering from injury

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Will Shane Larkin find a fourth team?

Larkin has played for three teams in three years, but he's still just 23 years old with the potential to develop into a capable backup point guard. Kevin Pelton names Houston as a possible fit. Pelton: 10 best free agents (Insider)

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Donatas Motiejunas a good fit for Nets?

If healthy, Motiejunas is a capable post scorer who can also stretch the floor, notes Kevin Pelton. The Nets, particularly if they would like to move Brook Lopez, are a possible destination. Pelton: 10 best free agents (Insider)

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Jeremy Lin stars in "Space Jam" spoof

Nets guard Jeremy Lin stars in a fake sequel to "Space Jam" with "Space Jam 3: Anime Edition!"

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So far ESPN Summer Forecast has projected the Nets to go 20-62 in 2016-17 while ESPN's Bradford Doolittle has them going 16-66 based on his statistical projection model. Brooklyn has been preaching patience as an organization since Sean Marks and Kenny Atkinson took over. The rebuilding Nets figure to play hard for Atkinson on a nightly basis, but defense and overall talent are certainly question marks.

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Nets won't match statistical projection

ESPN's recent Summer Forecast of the Eastern Conference calculated that Brooklyn will drop from last season's 21 wins to 20. Bradford Doolittle writes that the Nets won't get out of the teens. East's most underrated/overrated teams (Insider)

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Former No. 1 overall pick Andrea Bargnani has signed with international club Baskonia, per the team's Twitter account.

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Heat $50 million G Tyler Johnson told reporters of his contract figure and signing the Nets' restricted offer sheet which Miami matched: "I threw up a couple times when I heard the number go out there. I was in shock. I even lost a little bit of weight just because of the anxiety of going through the process, not knowing where I was going to be. I mean, I was almost 100 percent sure I was going to end up in Brooklyn. But it's just an incredible feeling and I'm excited to get back to work."

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Nets C Brook Lopez on vacation. Worth a watch for pure comedy.

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New-look Nets will drop in East

ESPN's ninth annual Summer Forecast predicts Brooklyn, with new coach Kenny Atkinson and the return of Jeremy Lin to the five boroughs, will drop to a 20-62 finish. That will tie for last in the conference with Philadelphia. Forecast: 2016-17 East standings

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It appears Nets PG Jeremy Lin has applied for a trademark on the phrase "Brook-Lin" for apparel purposes, according to records. A fan applied for and then transferred the trademark to Lin after he signed with Brooklyn, according to fan site NetsDaily.

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Jeremy Lin said on JJ Redick's podcast that he wouldn't even have considered the Nets if Kenny Atkinson wasn't there in place as head coach. Liked the fact that he and Atkinson were at the bottom together in New York and worked their way up.

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Summer Forecast: How the East will play out in 2016-17

Summer Forecast is back! How will the East standings shake out in 2016-17? Will anyone threaten to dethrone the champion Cavs? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets also add undrafted guard Beau Beech to the mix as he joins Yogi Ferrell on the one-year partial guarantee deal brigade. Beech had a productive Summer League with Brooklyn.

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver toured the Nets' practice facility Friday and took a picture on the rooftop lounge with GM Sean Marks, Irina Pavlova tweeted.

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Undrafted point guard Yogi Ferrell has agreed to a one-year deal with the Nets which contains a partial guarantee, sources confirmed.

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Same Linsanity returning to New York?

Since his first career start with the Knicks in 2012, Jeremy Lin's numbers have dropped in PPG, APG and Steals PG.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Nets have 15 players under contract but that doesn't mean GM Sean Marks is done with the roster. Marks said the team will continue to listen and see what else is out there. Marks is glad despite missing out on his restricted free agent targets that the Nets have plenty of cap space and flexibly moving forward.

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Brooklyn GM Sean Marks on what will define success for the rebuilding Nets next season: "I think it's going to be progress throughout the season. We've said enough about bringing in competitive guys. I think Kenny Atkinson is going to be able to bring the best out of those guys, and all these guys have come here to win, that's the bottom line. They haven't come here to say we're going to win 10 games or 15 games or 20 games. They want to win and they want to compete hard every night, so that's what we're going to be seeing from the vets and they'll be taking the younger guys with them."

Team Stats

Points Per Game98.626th
Rebounds Per Game42.423rd
Assists Per Game22.315th
Points Allowed106.024th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-162161.256
2014-153844.463
2013-144438.537
2012-134933.598
2011-122244.333

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