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2015 Free Agency

Reed happy to be a Net

Willie Reed has been there, done that, across the basketball world. Now he will finally get a chance to make it in the NBA. Rod Boone spoke with him last week.

Larkin looking forward to Nets vs. Knicks

Shane Larkin led the Knicks in minutes last season, starting 22 of the 76 games he played in. A pick-and-roll point guard miscast in the triangle, he had no chance in New York. Now, he has a chance across the river.

The Nets and "The Myth of 2016 Free Agency"

Bargnani hopes to bring "consistency" to Nets

Saying the last four, injury-riddled years have difficult, Andrea Bargnani told reporters at Team Italia's media day that he hopes to be consistent with the Nets and play the whole season.

Summer Leagues: A Mixed Review

The Nets summer league experience is over and it was mixed. After an 0-5 start in Orlando, the Nets went 3-3 in Las Vegas losing the last two games after a hot start. The final review, however, was mixed.

Bargnani: "I intend to be an important player"

In a Facebook interview with Italian media, Andrea Bargnani said he chose the Nets not because they are in New York --"Brooklyn is a terrific place"-- but because he liked what Billy King and Lionel Hollins told him and liked the Nets' make-up.

Keeping Lopez and Young was key deal for Nets

The Nets won 13 of their last 19 games with Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young.They had their only real winning streak --six games. Lopez looked unstoppable down low with six 30-point performances and Young got a lot of open shots. They want more.

Nets face decisions on contracts, camp invites

The Nets, without its four best players, lost out to the D-League All-Stars, 85-64, Friday night in Las Vegas, finishing 3-3 in their second summer league, after going winless in Orlando.

Meet Quincy Miller, the newest Net

When the clock struck midnight Wednesday, the Nets had themselves a new player. They decided not to waive Quincy Miller, the 6'10" small forward they acquired from the Pistons for Steve Blake. What's he got? Anything?

Nets make it official, sign Bargnani

The Nets have signed forward/center Andrea Bargnani, Billy King announced Friday. According to reports. Bargnani will receive the veterans minimum, $1,362,897 in the first year, with a player option for the second year.

Ellington looking forward to reunion with Hollins

Wayne Ellington is not like a lot of the other free agents the Nets signed. He didn't play for the Knicks and at 27, isn't one of the kids. He did have as good a year as any of them, however.

Lionel Hollins: Nets need third point guard

Lionel Hollins spoke Thursday with NBA TV's Rick Kamla and Dennis Scott about the Nets summer league team, but admitted that the team will need a third point guard ... and when Kamla asked if Ryan Boatright is a "candidate," the coach said he is.

T-Rob thinks he's found a home in Brooklyn

Thomas Robinson is a player the Nets have always wanted and the Nets are a team Thomas Robinson has always wanted to play for. And now, finally, they got it done.

It's his team now: Nets remade in Hollins image

They got younger, more athletic and better defensively. There are more players willing to sacrifice their bodies. The roster is filled with players on second chances., Sounds like a Lionel Hollins team. Barclays Center as Grindhouse North?

Official: Deron Williams signs with the Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have signed former Brooklyn Nets' point guard Deron Williams, says Mark Cuban.

Their Best Games - A look at the newest Nets

For the Off-Season Report, we hunted all over YouTube for the best games of the newest Nets to show you the upper end of what they can do. That was before the Nets signed Andrea Bargnani and traded for Quincy Miller. So here's our update.

Call it "the Big Pivot"

Alex Raskin takes a look at the Nets off-season and sees what he --and others-- think is a big change in the Nets strategy going forward. No more starstuck decisions and big dreams, but instead incremental moves ... maybe even a profit.

Is Andrea Bargnani the new Andray Blatche?

Andray? Andrea! Billy King sees more than a similarity in the names --and the initials "A.B"-- when talking about Andray Blatche, who he took a chance on three years ago, and Andrea Bargnani, who he took a chance on this weekend.

Nets trade Blake to Pistons for Quincy Miller

In a bid to save money, reduce their roster further and add financial flexibility, the Nets have traded veteran point guard Steve Blake to the Pistons for 6'10" forward Quincy Miller, who they are likely to waive immediately.

Brooklyn Nets waive Cory Jefferson

As expected, the Nets waived second year power forward Cory Jefferson on Monday. The Nets would have had to pay Jefferson, 25, $150,000 on Wednesday, part of his partially guaranteed deal signed last summer.

Is there a place for Cliff Alexander?

The Nets took a chance on Cliff Alexander, the 19-year-old who went from wunderkind to undrafted. He's played well enough and now says Scott Howard-Cooper, he has has his confidence back. Is that enough to make the team?

Bargnani on the challenge of playing in New York

In an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport published over the weekend, Andrea Bargnani spoke about his NBA career and the difficulty of playing in New York with all the media attention. Still, at the end of the day, he chose to stay in the city.

Nets to sign Andrea Bargnani

The Nets have agreed to sign former overall No. 1 pick --and former Knick-- Andrea Bargnani to a two year deal. Bargnani, 29, will be paid the veterans minimum this season and will have player option in 2016-17. Thomas Robinson has a similar deal.

Live from New York, It's the Lopez Brothers!

And now for something completely different ... the Lopez Brothers.

The Numbers: Under the tax but still limited

With the numbers behind the Deron Williams buyout starting to emerge, Billy King can give his bosses back in Moscow a new accounting of what they'll be laying out this coming season ... and next.

Farewell to all that

You know all the adjectives used to describe him: moody, sulky, standoffish, aloof, cranky, the tease. You know how much you wanted to like him, wanted him to succeed, despite all that. But you knew at the end of the day, he had to go.

Johnson likely to stay, have "tremendous season"

League sources tell NetsDaily that the Nets expect Joe Johnson to have a "tremendous season" for them next year, indicating Brooklyn has no desire to trade the 34-year-old swingman who finally is an expiring contract.

Nets, D-Will reach buyout agreement

David Aldridge reports in a tweet that the Nets and their long-time franchise player, Deron Williams, have reached a buyout agreement.

How a D-Will buyout might work

Mike Mazzeo picks up where his colleague Marc Stein let off and tries to give fans a sense of how a Deron WIlliams buyout might all work. It's not uncomplicated.

Nets Found a Hidden Gem in Shane Larkin

Most fans didn't care much for the move. They should -- the diminutive Larkin has the potential to be huge for the Nets in 2015-16.

Stein: D-Will wants release from Nets to join Mavs

Marc Stein of ESPN has reported that Nets point guard Deron Williams is hoping to be released by the team so he can join his hometown team, the Dallas Mavericks.

Mirza Teletovic signs with the Phoenix Suns

The Brooklyn Nets have rescinded their qualifying offer to Mirza Teletovic, enabling him to become an unrestricted free agent and sign with any other teams with mutual interest.