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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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)

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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.

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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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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

ESPN.com’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)

Ultimate Standings fan ballot

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Prokhorov mulls buyout of Ratner's Nets stake

Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov is contemplating buying up all of Bruce Ratner's shares and taking over 100 percent ownership of both the team and the Barclays Center.

Nets come back to beat Bulls

Down 12 points at the half, Brooklyn outscored Chicago 51-38 the rest of the way to win 87-86 in Vegas league play Tuesday. Ryan Boatright paced the Nets with 21 points, including the go-ahead free throw with 2.4 seconds remaining.

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Mavs 'welcome back' former All-Star Williams

Point guard Deron Williams' deal with the Mavericks is officially done, and the three-time All-Star will attempt to resuscitate his career in Dallas after a disappointing stint in Brooklyn.

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Point guard shaping up to be Nets' weakest link

With D-Will gone, Brooklyn is counting on a bounce-back season from Jarrett Jack and inexperienced backups to tide them over until the summer of 2016.

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Summer league: Bulls vs. Nets

Chicago rookie F Bobby Portis exploded for 23 points in his summer league debut on Saturday, but followed it with a 5-point clunker on 1-for-10 shooting Sunday. Portis and the Bulls face the Nets tonight in Las Vegas. Live on WatchESPN

2014-15 Team Stats

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

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-153844.463
2013-144438.536
2012-134933.597
2011-122244.333
2010-112458.292

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