Nets sign Justin Hamilton to 2-year, $6 million deal

NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets have signed center Justin Hamilton to a two-year contract. Agent Mark Bartelstein said Friday the contract is for $6 million. The Nets were in need of size up front to help Brook Lopez after trading Thaddeus Young to Indiana and not re-signing Willie Reed. The 7-foot Hamilton has averaged 5.0 points in 49 career NBA games.
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Deveney: Nets looking at free agent center Jordan Hill

The Brooklyn Nets have had a busy day, signing both Jeremy Lin and center Justin Hamilton. Now, according to Sean Deveney of Sporting News, the Nets are looking at Pacers free agent center Jordan Hill. Source told SN that 3 teams have expressed interest in Pacers free agent Jordan Hill: the @spurs, @BrooklynNets and @chicagobulls — Sean Deveney (@SeanDeveney) July 2, 2016 ...
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Nets Sign Justin Hamilton

The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent center Justin Hamilton to a 2-year deal worth $6 million.This might not be a big deal to most casual basketball fans but the 26 year old 7 footer put up impressive numbers in 17 games with the Minnesota Timberwolves last season. In 25 minutes a game, Hamilton averaged 9 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.1 steals.Hamilton will serve as...
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Nets, Jeremy Lin is ideal match, without bloated expectations

The Nets brought Jeremy Lin back to New York. But don’t expect Linsanity. And there’s nothing wrong with that. Yes, he’s back in the city that helped make him famous, and reunited with the coach who helped develop him into a sensation. He’s even playing for the team Linsanity started against, that February night four...
Via New York Post
3 hours ago

Stephon Marbury: Nets signed Jeremy Lin to attract Asian market

"Stephon Marbury" and "Nets" in the same sentence -- is and has been a recipe for disaster ... for a long time. Nothing good ever happened... and "PeaceStar" has done it again. The Chinese Basketball star -- and Beijing icon -- is tweeting about the signing of Jeremy Lin, essentially saying the Nets only signed Lin to tap into the Asian market and fill their "expensive" arena. ...
Via Nets Daily
5 hours ago

Jarrett Jack seemingly laughs at Jeremy Lin signing with Nets

The Brooklyn Nets signed free agent point guard Jeremy Lin to a three-year deal on Friday, less than 24 hours after waiving veteran point guard Jarrett Jack. It would appear that Jack found the roster moves to be hilarious. Shortly after Lin announced on Twitter that he is now a Net, Jack tweeted the following: Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah — JARRETT JACK (@Jarrettjack03...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jeremy Lin tweets that he's heading to the Brooklyn Nets

NEW YORK (AP) Jeremy Lin is heading back to New York. Lin tweeted Friday that he was signing with the Brooklyn Nets. Terms were not immediately disclosed, and Lin cannot sign with Brooklyn until at least July 7 because of the NBA's offseason moratorium. Lin's breakout in the NBA came in New York - with the Knicks - during the 2011-12 season. The craze was dubbed ''Linsanity,...
Via Associated Press
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Jeremy Lin returns to New York on $36M deal with Nets

The focus of "Linsanity" is back in the Big Apple, and the Nets have found their point guard.
Via New York Post
13 hours ago

Brooklyn Nets: Free agent guards drawing interest

The Brooklyn Nets have a massive hole to fill at the point guard position. Fittingly, reports have surfaced that the Nets have legitimate interest in three point guards: Jeremy Lin, Brandon Jennings, and Rajon Rondo. Any of these options would be better than what they had last year at the position, so it is up to management to decide which one, if any, they are going to sign. Brandon...
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Nets waive point guard Jarrett Jack

NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets have waived guard Jarrett Jack, who was lost to a torn ACL in January. The Nets will owe Jack just $500,000 by waiving him by a June 30 deadline. He would have been paid $6.3 million next season if he remained on the roster after Thursday. Jack started all 32 games he played in last season, averaging 12.8 points and 7.4 assists. He was a reliable...
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WATCH: Isaiah Whitehead comes home to Brooklyn with the Nets

Coney Island native and Seton Hall guard Isiah Whitehead discusses playing for his hometown team, the Brooklyn Nets, after being selected by the Nets in the NBA Draft.
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Nets trying to trade Jarrett Jack before waiving him

The Brooklyn Nets are trying to trade Jarrett Jack before his buyout date comes up on Thursday. If they are unable to deal him, they are likely to waive him, according to a report. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the news about Jack, who is recovering from a torn ACL suffered in January. The Nets apparently have some concerns about paying the $6.3 million for Jack next...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Rajon Rondo interested in joining Nets

Rajon Rondo reportedly has his sights set on the east coast. According to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, Rondo is interested in playing for the Brooklyn Nets. He also had interest in the New York Knicks before the Derrick Rose trade ruled them out as an option. Speaking of Kings, source said their free agent Rajon Rondo is open to staying but also had interest in Knicks &...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Brooklyn Nets Seriously and Correctly Rebuilding with Draft-Day Moves

Youth. Cap space. Draft picks. No championship guarantees, and no former superstars with ridiculous contracts. Those are not traits the Brooklyn Nets have had the luxury of possessing during Mikhail Prokhorov’s tenure as owner since he bought the team in 2010. Prokhorov told Nets fans the team would win a championship within five years, a deadline that has since passed. He then...
Via The Sports Journal
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NBA Draft: Brooklyn Sticks To A Plan

The Brooklyn Nets have turned a new leaf, and stuck to their plan throughout the NBA Draft. What is the plan, and is it a good one? Every year the NBA Draft is a chaotic tapestry of anxiety, excitement, and the not-quite. Trades allow teams to fly around the draft board, acquiring picks, players, and questions from fans and writers alike. Going into Thursday night’s draft, four...
Via The Lottery Mafia
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Brooklyn Nets double down on rebuild after Thaddeus Young trade

The Brooklyn Nets went 21-61 last season with a bare-bones roster built around Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young. Under new management led by general manager Sean Marks and new head coach Kenny Atkinson, Brooklyn doubled down on its rebuilding process by sending Young to Indiana on Thursday for the 20th overall pick in the draft. The night ended with two new rookies looking to grow...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Transcript: Caris LeVert reacts to being selected 20th overall

After battling through three foot injuries, Caris LeVert still heard his name called during the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft. The Brooklyn Nets (via Indiana) selected LeVert with the No. 20 pick in the draft. Here are LeVert’s comments on the podium after being selected. CARIS LeVERT: I’m really blessed to be in this situation. None of this was possible without God, my...
Via UM Hoops
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Nets trade Thaddeus Young to Pacers for No. 20 pick

The Brooklyn Nets will be picking in the first round of the draft Thursday after trading forward Thaddeus Young to the Indiana Pacers for the No. 20 pick and a future second-round selection, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Brooklyn has traded forward Thad Young to the Indiana Pacers for the 20th pick and a future 2nd rounder, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian...
Via The Sports Daily
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Brooklyn Nets: A look back at last seasons egregious roster

There is one glaring reason as to why the Brooklyn Nets finished the 2015-2016 NBA season with a 21-61 record. Poor coaching, management, and community involvement only augmented the particular issue that plagued the Nets throughout the season. And that was the Nets’ lack of having NBA quality players to put out on the court each and every night. Disclaimer: we will omit Joe Johnson...
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Billy King 'thought I could have turned it around' with Nets

Billy King could have turned things around with the Brooklyn Nets, if only he was given more time. Well, that’s at least the opinion of King, who said as much in his first interview since being fired. “I know some of the mistakes that were made here and I, I thought I could have turned it around but ownership … that’s their prerogative, [but] you still spent time trying...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

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