Lopez, Young expected to remain in Brooklyn (2:59)
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Lopez, Young expected to stay with Nets

Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young are widely expected to reach verbal agreements on new deals with the Nets early in free agency, according to ESPN's Marc Stein and Mike Mazzeo. Story

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Sources: Lopez, Young expected to stay Nets

Rival teams interested in free agents Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young are increasingly convinced they have no shot at luring either one away from the incumbent Nets, according to league sources.

Nets trying to unload Joe Johnson (2:32)

Nets: G/F Alan Anderson to opt out of final year of contract and become a free agent - source; due to make $1.3M

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Nets looking to move Johnson

The Nets recently engaged in trade talks with the Grizzlies centered around Joe Johnson, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. While the teams couldn't reach a deal, Brooklyn is encouraged it will be able to move the seven-time All-Star, who is owed $24.9M this season. Story

Nets got what they needed on draft night

By adding Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Chris McCullough Thursday night, Brooklyn was able to secure the type of length and athleticism they needed. For that, ESPN's Mike Mazzeo gives them a thumbs-up. Draft thumbs-up or thumbs-down

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Nets' Lopez to test free agency

Brook Lopez has informed the Brooklyn Nets that he will forgo his $16.7M option, sources confirmed to ESPN. The Nets, though, are confident that Lopez will re-sign with the team. Lopez averaged 17.2 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.8 blocks last season. Story

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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has New York flair

It didn't take long to see that Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, acquired by the Nets on draft day, has a personality that was made for New York.

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Nets maximized value by dealing Plumlee

Chad Ford loves the Nets' acquisition of Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who he calls the "most underrated player in the draft." Between that deal and taking a chance on the upside of Chris McCullough, GM Billy King earns an A-minus. Ford's complete draft grades (Insider)

Nets send Plumlee to Trail Blazers (2:07)
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Nets prepare for Brook Lopez to opt out

Sources say the Nets are confident that they can keep Lopez in Brooklyn, possibly on a three-year max contract after he opts out.


Thumbs-up or thumbs-down on every team's picks

The Timberwolves, Lakers and 76ers made splashes with the first three selections. How did they -- and the rest of the league -- do Thursday? Our NBA writers assess every team's draft picks.

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No. 29 pick: Nets get Chris McCullough

The Syracuse star might have gone in the lottery had he not injured his ACL. This gamble has a good shot of paying off in the long run.

2014-15 Team Stats

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

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