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Nets Sell $8M Annual Jersey Sponsorship To Infor

Feb 8, 2017 1:51 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have secured an $8 million per year jersey sponsorship with Infor.

Info is a closely held software company backed by Koch Industries Inc.

As part of the tie-up, Infor will also provide data analytics and technology to support the team’s business operations, fan experience initiatives and player performance.

“Infor will soon become the main artery of our company, one that connects both business and basketball,” said Brett Yormark, the chief executive officer of Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment, which manages several sports properties including the Nets.

 

Info competes with enterprise technology behemoths SAP and Oracle, and was valued at about $10 billion as recently as November.

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Quincy Acy Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Nets

Jan 29, 2017 2:26 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to sign Quincy Acy to a two-year contract.

Acy has been on two 10-day contracts with the Nets.

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Jeremy Lin Out 3-5 More Weeks After Re-Aggravating Hamstring

Jan 23, 2017 11:04 AM

Jeremy Lin re-aggravated his strained left hamstring during rehab and will be out another three to five weeks.

Lin signed a three-year, $36 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets in the offseason but he has only played in 12 out of the Nets' 41 games this season.

Lin is averaging 13.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 25.0 minutes per game.

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Nets Sign Quincy Acy To 2nd 10-Day Contract

Jan 19, 2017 11:12 AM

The Brooklyn Nets will sign Quincy Acy to a second 10-day contract.

Acy has averaged 6.3 points and 2.0 rebounds in four games of his first 10-day with the Nets.

Acy previously was with the Dallas Mavericks and the Texas Legends of the D-League this season.

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Quincy Acy To Sign 10-Day Contract With Nets

Jan 9, 2017 11:10 AM

The Brooklyn Nets will sign Quincy Acy to a 10-day contract.

Acy has been playing in the D-League for the Texas Legends since he was released by the Dallas Mavericks in November.

In 12 games in the D-League this season, Acy is averaging 17.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.6 steals and 2.0 blocks in 31.9 minutes per game.

Acy was a second round pick in 2012 out of Baylor and is 26 years old.

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Nets Waive Anthony Bennett

Jan 9, 2017 11:06 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have waived Anthony Bennett.

Bennett appeared in 23 games with the Nets this season, averaging 5.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 11.5 minutes per game. He was originally signed as a free agent by the Nets on July 14.

After he was the first overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Bennett has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Toronto Raptors and now the Nets.

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Nets Asking For Two First Rounders For Brook Lopez

Jan 7, 2017 5:04 PM

The Brooklyn Nets are seeking two first round picks in exchange for Brook Lopez.

Lopez is signed through the 17-18 season on a three-year, $60 million deal he agreed upon with the Nets in 2015.

After struggling with injuries earlier in his career, Lopez has played in 72 and 73 games in 14-15 and 15-16, while remaining healthy this season.

Lopez has also added a three-pointer to his offensive repertoire, hitting 36.1 percent of his 5.2 attempts per game.

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Nets Assign Chris McCullough To D-League

Dec 26, 2016 1:03 PM

Chris McCullough has been assigned to the Long Island Nets, Brooklyn’s NBA Development League affiliate.

McCullough has started 14 games on assignment with Long Island this season, recording averages of 19.6 points and 8.5 rebounds in 32.1 minutes per game. 

In 10 games for Brooklyn this season, McCullough has averaged 2.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in 5.6 minutes per contest.

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Jeremy Lin Returns From Strained Left Hamstring

Dec 13, 2016 10:07 AM

Jeremy Lin played in his first game since Nov. 2nd when he suffered a strained left hamstring.

Lin did not start but he did play 20 minutes off the bench for the Brooklyn Nets in their loss to Houston, scoring 20 points.

"I felt a lot better than I thought I would with my wind, but I struggled with the rhythm," Lin said. "The shots, the feel and getting back out there -- you practice all these shots, but I got in there and it felt like I was shooting a football."

The Nets signed Lin to a three-year, $36 million deal in free agency.

 

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Nets Sign Spencer Dinwiddie To Partially Guaranteed Three-Year Deal

Dec 8, 2016 4:25 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have signed Spencer Dinwiddie to a partially guaranteed three-year deal.

Dinwiddie played in 46 games over the past two seasons with the Detroit Pistons.

Dinwiddie was averaging 19.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 8.1 assists in nine games in the D-League this season. 

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Nets Waive Yogi Ferrell
Yogi Ferrell appeared in 10 games for the Nets posting averages of 5.4 points and 1.7 assists in 15.1 minutes per game.

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Rockets Match Donatas Motiejunas' Four-Year, $37M Offer Sheet
The Rockets have matched the offer sheet Donatas Motiejunas signed with the Nets.

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Nets Sign Donatas Motiejunas To Four-Year, $37M Offer Sheet
With Donatas Motiejunas being a restricted free agent, the Houston Rockets have 72 hours to match.

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Nets Considering Signing Donatas Motiejunas
Donatas Motiejunas is visiting with the Nets and undergoing a physical.

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Mikhail Prokhorov Looking To Sell Minority Stake In Nets To Local Investor
Mikhail Prokhorov in a statement didnít say how much of the team heís looking to sell.

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Anthony Bennett, Chris McCullough Assigned By Nets To D-League
In 10 games with Brooklyn this season, Anthony Bennett has averaged 5.3 points and 2.6 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game.

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Nets Release Greivis Vasquez, Sign Yogi Ferrell
Yogi Ferrell was a final cut by the Nets and had been preparing to play for their D-League affiliate.

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Nets Could Be Open To Trading Brook Lopez Before Deadline
Brook Lopez is the Nets' most tradable asset and he is signed through the 17-18 season.

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Jeremy Lin Out Two Weeks With Hamstring Strain
Jeremy Lin has played well so far this season, averaging 15 points and 6.2 assists per game.

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Nets Exercise 17-18 Options On Rondae-Hollis Jefferson, Chris McCullough
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson averaged 5.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 21.4 minutes per game as a rookie.

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Sean Marks: Kenny Atkinson 'Exemplifies Brooklyn Grit'
Kenny Atkinson played 12 years overseas after leading Richmond to the NCAA Tournament in 1988 and never played in the NBA.

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Nets Waive Beau Beech, Chase Budinger, Jorge Gutierrez, Egidijus Mockevicius
Brooklyn's roster now stands at 16 players.

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Jeremy Lin Was Intrigued By Possibility Of Signing With Pelicans
The Pelicans weren't willing to commit the type of contract Jeremy Lin received from the Nets.

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Carmelo Anthony: Believe It Or Not, Jeremy Lin Is The Face Of Nets' Franchise
Jeremy Lin was a teammate of Carmelo Anthony with the Knicks before he signed a multi-year deal with the Rockets in 2012.

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Dunc'd On: NYK Season Outlook w/Jason Concepcion & Jared Dubin, BRK Season Outlook w/Devin Kharpertian
Jason Concepcion and Jared Dubin join Nate Duncan to discuss the Knicks while Devin Kharpertian is the guest for their breakdown of the Nets.

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Jorge Gutierrez Signs Camp Deal With Nets
Jorge Gutierrez played in 12 games last season with the Hornets.

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Chase Budinger, Nets Agree To Deal
Chase Budinger was waived by the Pacers in March and then signed with the Suns.

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Markel Brown Agrees To Camp Deal With Cavs
Markel Brown spent the past two seasons with the Nets, averaging 5.9 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 15.8 minutes over 62 games in 15-16.

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Nets Hire Gianluca Pascucci As Director Of Global Scouting
Gianlucas Pascucci joins the Nets after spending the past four years as vice president of player personnel for the Rockets.

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Nets Hire BJ Johnson As Coordinator Of Player Evaluation
William "BJ" Johnson joins Brooklyn's staff after spending the past six years as USA Basketballís assistant menís national team director.

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