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Nets Planning Memorial Game for Petrovic?

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European websties report the Nets may travel to Zagreb, Croatia, in October to honor the memory of Hall of Famer Drazen Petrovic, who died in an auto accident on a German autobahn 20 years ago this...

D-Will: I am not worthy (of All-Star berth)

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Deron Williams has been an All-Star three times and the Nets have had an All-Star point guard every year but two over since 2001, missing out in 2010 and 2011. But D-Will doesn't think he deserves...

Nets Were Interested in K-Mart But No Deal

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Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld reports that at one point over the summer the Nets "expressed interest" in Kenyon Martin but now, despite rumors that the Knicks and Lakers are considering him, the...

Banners Back to the Red, White and Blue

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The Nets on Saturday took down the new black and white championship banners that have hung at Barclays Center this season and replaced them with the old red, white and blue traditional banners....

Nets Add One More Dodger Link with Flagpole

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At the far end of the plaza at Atlantic and Flatbush, out by the traffic and across from where the Dodgers wanted to build a new stadium in the 1960's now stands the old Ebbets Field flagpole,...

Kareem Applauds Nets Effort To Restore Rivalry

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In an article for ESPN, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Brooklyn (and LA) Dodger fan, applauds the Nets from bringing interborough rivalry back to New York, noting that as a kid, the Dodgers, Yankees and...

Flagpole Dedication Links Dodgers, Nets

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The Nets are making one more link to the Brooklyn past, dedicating a flagpole that stood atop Ebbets Field to honor the two teams' connection. The pole will be dedicated in a ceremony on the arena...

How Nets Almost Became Swamp Dragons

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It's a story that's been around, how in 1994, the Nets came thisclose to changing their name to the Swamp Dragons. With the Hornets changing their name to the Pelicans, it sounded like a good time...

P.R. and the Rehabilitation of Bruce Ratner

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PR week, the magazine of public relations professionals, takes a look at the Nets strategy in getting Barclays Center built. While it focuses on Barry Baum, the article talks about Bruce Ratner's...

In the 70's, Who Owned New York? Nets or Knicks?

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Nets vs. Knicks arguments often come down to how the Knicks have two (old) NBA championship banners hanging at the Garden while the Nets, who've been the Finals more recently, only have two ABA...

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