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SEASON PREVIEW: Nets Have Lower Expectations, But Plan To Contend

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The payroll is lower and so are the expectations.

The Brooklyn Nets were one of the biggest stories in basketball at this time last year, a team that had spent like never before and believed it had built a title contender. 746 more words

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Brooklyn Nets

2013-14 record: 44-38 (2nd in Atlantic, 5th in East)

Lost in East Semifinals to Miami

Last season, the Nets went championship or bust by signing long-time veterans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Joe Johnson and putting them beside Deron Williams and Brook Lopez to create a fab five of their own. 1,175 more words

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LeBron James reveals (?) his recruiting pitch

LeBron James, in his first stint with the Cavaliers, tried and failed to recruit Michael Redd, Joe Johnson and Chris Bosh to Cleveland.

His second term with the Cavaliers has gone much better on that front. 172 more words

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Nets coach Hollins on 44-minute game: 'The change will be for the guys who don't start'

NEW YORK – Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek and Pacers head coach Frank Vogel each weighed in on the concept of a 44-minute NBA game… 467 more words

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Eastern Conference Playoffs. 7 Seed: Brooklyn Nets

It was an interesting offseason for the Brooklyn Nets. They traded away their head coach after just one year. Apparently, Jason Kidd tried to make a power move and gain some position in the front office. 449 more words

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Roundup: The Wire Cast Reunites; Royals World Series Tickets Are Expensive; Candy Corn-Infused Vodka

CJ Perry (AKA Lana), who is a fantastic WWE personality and, along with Jenn Sterger, was a cowgirl at Florida State … Denver police… 443 more words

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Brooklyn Nets 2014-15 Preview

Here is a snippet of my Brooklyn Nets 2014-15 season preview from CelticsBlog.com, which is part of SBNation’s annual season preview project.

X-FACTOR – Sense of Urgency…

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