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"Toughness, aggressiveness, physicality"

That's what Lionel Hollins wants to see from his Nets this season ... and what every time needs if they're going to have success in the NBA. Hollins spoke with China Daily about his hopes for the...

"Toughness, aggressiveness, physicality"

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That's what Lionel Hollins wants to see from his Nets this season ... and what every time needs if they're going to have success in the NBA. Hollins spoke with China Daily about his hopes for the...

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Bogdanovic explodes in Croatia win

In their last warm-ups before the FIBA World Cup begins this weekend, Team USA and Croatia breezed to unexpectedly big wins. but the two Nets who play for the winning teams, Bojan Bogdanovic and...

Bogdanovic explodes in Croatia win

36

In their last warm-ups before the FIBA World Cup begins this weekend, Team USA and Croatia breezed to unexpectedly big wins. but the two Nets who play for the winning teams, Bojan Bogdanovic and...

63

Coach K: "Mason all of a sudden came to forefront"

It certainly wasn't a defense and not even an explanation, but in an interview with a North Carolina newspaper, Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose his former center for Team USA ... and where...

Coach K: "Mason all of a sudden came to forefront"

63

It certainly wasn't a defense and not even an explanation, but in an interview with a North Carolina newspaper, Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose his former center for Team USA ... and where...

45

Teammates, coaches like what they see in Plumlee

You'll get no argument from Mason Plumlee's teammates or coaches as to whether he deserved a slot on Team USA. Tim Bontemps spoke with them this week and to a man, they credited his toughness,...

Teammates, coaches like what they see in Plumlee

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You'll get no argument from Mason Plumlee's teammates or coaches as to whether he deserved a slot on Team USA. Tim Bontemps spoke with them this week and to a man, they credited his toughness,...

142

Kobe: DWill 'psyched himself out' in playoffs

Following Chris Ballad's fantastic longform piece on Kobe Bryant last week, the SI writer released a series of topics that was discussed with Bryant and people close to him. Deron Williams name...

Kobe: DWill 'psyched himself out' in playoffs

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Following Chris Ballad's fantastic longform piece on Kobe Bryant last week, the SI writer released a series of topics that was discussed with Bryant and people close to him. Deron Williams name...

Team USA Basketball Open Thread: USA vs. Slovenia

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Team USA Basketball Open Thread: USA vs. Slovenia, as USA readies themselves for the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

Jefferson embraces role as "rebounding specialist"

20

In an interview with The Sports Cave, Cory Jefferson says he likes being called a "rebounding specialist;" says Kevin Garnett was one of his favorite players to watch and learn from growing up and...

Oh well. Oddsmakers down on Nets title chances

40

When the Nets acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett a year ago, oddsmakers took notice. A dollar bet on the Nets to win it all would have paid out $10 if they had won the NBA title. Well, that...

Leaning over backward for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Jarrett Jack is a man of few words on Twitter and other social media. So on Sunday, he was direct about his plan...."Time for this ice bucket challenge." What happened next could have been...

It's Health and Hollins for the Nets

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Lionel Hollins is the Brooklyn Nets fourth coach in three years following Avery Johnson, P.J. Carlesimo and Jason Kidd. He's also their seven coach in seven years. That can't be good. Now it's up...

Bosnia wins with Teletovic again starring

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Bosnia all but assured a return to Eurobasket next year with a 74-68 win over Great Britain in the FIBA Europe Qualifying Round. Mirza Teletovic once again led the Bosnians with 25 points. Russia...

Did Minnesota play it smart in Love trade?

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In light of the Kevin Love trade Saturday, we've updated our analysis of superstar trades over the past decade. Minnesota did what a lot of smart small market teams did, go for good young players,...

NetsDaily Off-Season Report #15

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The big news for the week broke Saturday with the selection of Mason Plumlee for Team USA. We look at that as well as the final rundown of players and other staff in Spain, who's headed home,...

Why Mason Plumlee made Team USA

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Reed Wallach takes a look at how Mason Plumlee did against Spain's Big Three --the Gasol brothers and Sergei Ibaka-- last season and thinks he's found some answers to why the Nets center made Team...

Teletovic talks about life (and coffee) in the US

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Mirza Teletovic, who plays again Sunday in the FIBA Europe Qualifying Tournament, took some time out this week to talk with Avaz, one of the big Bosnian websites, about life in the U.S. and the...

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Deadlines and Commitments - No. 55

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It's now crunchtime in international basketball. With five Nets playing in FIBA competition --three in the World Cup, two in FIBA Europe's qualifying tournament-- and one assistant coaching in the...

MASON PLUMLEE MAKES TEAM USA

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Mason Plumlee will board the USA Basketball charter later Saturday, headed for Spain and the FIBA World Cup. Plumlee made the final cut for Team USA, continuing his improbable summer.

Plumlee awaits final cuts after playing well

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With final cuts looming, Mason Plumlee played only nine minutes Friday night vs. Puerto Rico but made the most of it. He scored four points, two on an alley-oop from DeMarcus Cousins to end the...

FIBA World Cup: USA vs. Puerto Rico, 7:00 PM

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FIBA World Cup friendlies continue as Team USA takes on Puerto Rico at Madison Square Garden. Who will make the final cut for Team USA?

Fort Wayne Mad Ants, D-League affiliate of Nets

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The Fort Wayne Mad Ants are the D-League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets and will host an open workout on September 20 at the Nets practice facility.

Nets frontcourt a growing strength for Hollins

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Lionel Hollins knows how to run a bruising offense. He got the most out of Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph. Now he has the makings of another power frontcourt in Brooklyn. It's been all good news this...

In "friendly" game, Bogdanovic "beats" Gutierrez

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Bojan Bogdanovic helped lead Croatia to a third place finish in a friendly tournament, beating Mexico and Jorge Gutierrez, 99-74. The 6'8" swingman scored 11 points in 24 minutes on 4-of-8...

"Barclays Effect," Knick losses hurt MSG stock

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After a phenomenal run, MSG stock is dropping, with the quarterly earnings, as reported Wednesday, missing analysts projections by nearly one-third ... and down two-thirds from the same period last...

Plumlee: Garnett "hungry," feels "great"

53

Mason Plumlee said he had a brief conversation with his mentor, Kevin Garnett the other day but what the 38-year-old told the 24-year-old should make Nets fans feel relieved about KG's return. It's...

Plumlee confident he'll make Team USA final cut

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Mason Plumlee admitted to Mike Mazzeo Wednesday the Team USA process hasn't exactly been good for his stress levels, but it's definitely good for his game. Although he agreed it's been nerve...

Game Thread: USA vs Dominican Republic

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Watch Team USA take on the Dominican Republic on NBATV at 7 ET.

Karasev, Bogdanovic play well in FIBA competition

5

It was a big day for the Nets in FIBA play ... and it won't be over until Mason Plumlee and Team USA play Wednesday night. Sergei Karasev provided the spark early for Russia over Switzerland and...

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