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2012 Free Agency

78 Days of Summer - A Look Back

With Thursday's expected signing of Josh Childress, the Nets off-season will be over. So, in eleven weeks between the draft and now, the the Nets have committed $335.7 million in cash money to 14 basketball players.

Blatche Says "Hello Brooklyn"

With a tweet and a photo on Instagram, Andray Blatche announced that he has joined the Nets, which his business manager later confirmed to ESPN New York's Jared Zwerling.

Final Number: Nets Second in Payroll

Assuming the Andray Blatche and Josh Childress make the team (as expected), the Nets payroll will reach $83.5 million, putting them second in the league, according to a survey of sites that track NBA salaries .

Bogdanovic To Spain Unlikely

Word out of Spain Wednesday that although Bojan Bogdanovic's national team coach wants the 6'8" swingman to join him in Spain, Unicaja's ownership has yet to commit to signing him and apparently is unlikely to, which would be fine with the Nets.

Barbosa: Nets Pursuing Me Hard

Leandro Barbosa tells a Brazilian website the Nets are pursuing him the "hardest" of any team thats contacted him.

Josh Childress To Sign With Nets

Josh Childress, the 6'9" forward amnestied by the Suns in July, was signed to a one year and presumably non-guaranteed deal Tuesday. Howard Beck tweeted the news shortly after 5 p.m. Childress worked out with the Nets on Tuesday morning.

How Close Is Blatche? This Close

If there was any doubt that Andray Blatche would eventually sign with the Nets, he dispelled them on Twitter Tuesday by posting picture of him and his mother on 42nd Street, all dressed in black and white and wearing a Nets cap.

Damion James to the Hawks

Adrian Wojnarowski tweets that Damion James, after two injury-filled years with the Nets, has signed a one-year contract with the Hawks.

Blatche - What To Expect

Devin Kharpertian has left little doubt where he stands on the Nets signing of Andray Blatche. While conceding there's little to no risk, he argues there's little to no reward as well.

Josh Childress Workout Still On

No Dominic McGuire, No problem. Josh Childress, who was supposed to work out with (against?) Dominic McGuire Tuesday, will now workout alone in front of Billy King and Avery Johnson, Mike Mazzeo reports.

Bogdanovic in Play...or Not?

The coach of Unicaja, who's also Croatia's national team coach, confirmed Monday that his Spanish team is interested in signing Bojan Bogdanovic but would not get into details.

Woj: Dominic McGuire to Raptors

Woj: Dominic McGuire won't work out for Nets. He 's signing with Toronto.

Blatche Signing Taking More Time

You've heard of the "Long Goodbye." Welcome to the "Long Hello Brooklyn." Andray Blatche is still expected to join the Nets, but Fred Kerber reports he has to attend to some other "business" that must be dealt with before he signs with the Nets.

NetsDaily Off-Season Report #20

in our latest Off-Season Report, we examine Andray Blatche's past and hope for the future, the Nets latest roster math, Mirza Teletovic's toughness, our best guess on the new uniform; an examination of what Prohorov promised and delivered, etc.

Blatche - The Long "Hello Brooklyn"

Nets executives are confident that Andray Blatche is going to sign with them sometime next week, as Fred Kerber of the New York Post reported Friday morning.

Nets To Work Out Childress, McGuire

Nets will work out Dominic McGuire and Josh Childress next week.

Blatche Deal Appears Done

Late Thursday afternoon, John Lucas tweeted his congratulations to Andray Blatche for signing with the Nets. Lucas who's served as Lucas' mentor this off-season tweeted, "Congrats to @drayblatche for signing with the @brooklynnets!"

Gaines Gets Camp Invite from Indy

Sundiata Gaines, a Net for the last season and a half, became the third of the Nets free agents from last season to sign a contract with another professional team this summer. Gaines has a non-guaranteed deal with the Pacers, joining Gerald Green.

Andray Blatche Works Out

With Andray Blatche on the verge of signing a non-guaranteed, one year dealwith the Nets, here's some recent, but undated video of him working out at John Lucas gym in Houston

Nets To Sign Blatche Soon As Today

Fred Kerber reports that the Nets will sign Andray Blatche either later Thursday or Friday,

Blatche: Nets "Great Team, Coach;" Signing Expected Later This Week

Andray Blatche said all the right things about the Nets Wednesday in an interview with HoopsWorld, telling Bill Ingram, "Hopefully, in another couple of days, I'll be back on an NBA roster."

Radio Silence From Blatche

Andray Blatche hasn't tweeted since Saturday morning. What's it mean?

NetsDaily Off-Season Report #19

It's getting exciting. It's September 1. On October 1, training camp opens (for the next to last time in New Jersey). On November 1, the Brooklyn Nets will battle the New York Knicks, the first time two New York teams have faced each other since 1977

Johnson Meeting with Blatche

Howard Beck reports, the Nets' search for frontcourt depth has led them to Houston, and a meeting with Andray Blatche, who was amnestied this summer by the Wizards.

Derrick SF Candidate?

Word among Nets officials is that Brooklyn has become such an attractive location that agents are pushing to get their guys workouts or just spreading word that the team may be interested in their client as a way to drum up business.

Armstrong Heads to Greece

Hilton Armstrong, who worked out for the Nets alongside Eddy Curry Wednesday, announced Thursday morning that he is joining Panathianakos of Greece. Armstrong tweeted his decision.

After Donte Greene Breaks Ankle, Nets Moving On In SF Search

Donte Greene suffered a broken ankle Saturday while working out in Charlotte. The 24-year-old will require surgery and his training camp invitation is now on hold, his agent tells Marc J. Spears.

Spears: Nets Working Out Eddy Curry, Hilton Armstrong Wednesday

Marc J. Spears tweets that the Nets are working out two back-up bigs, the former Bull, Knicks and Heat Eddy Curry and Hilton Armstrong who played in France last season.

CBS: Nets Had Second Best Summer

CBS Sports has ranked each team's off-season, as they say "since Game 5 of the NBA Finals," meaning the draft as well as free agency and any other moves the team made in the front office, of in the Nets' case in their venue. Nets rank second.

ESPN: Teletovic Unsung Rookie

Is ESPN now admitting that its ranking of Mirza Teletovic, at #415, may be wrong? Well, the team of 104 "experts" who did the ranking isn't, but Tom Haberstroh, a statistical workhorse among the experts, thinks Teletovic and two other rookies could f

Shelden Williams Signs in France

A French basketball blog is reporting that Shelden Williams is in "advanced talks" with Chalon of the French League.

ESPN: Nets Biggest Turnaround

ESPN's 104 experts have spoken again and this time, a plurality of them think the Nets have had the biggest team turnaround this summer. The Nets were the answer for 35 of the 104 when asked, "Which one will make the biggest turnaround this coming s


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