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Long Island Nets Acquire Justin Anderson From Raptors 905 For Henry Ellenson

Jan 21, 2020 11:55 AM

The Long Island Nets have acquired guard/forward Justin Anderson from the Raptors 905 in exchange for forward/center Henry Ellenson. 

In a corresponding move, the Nets have requested waivers on guard Ash Yacoubou.

Anderson (6’5”, 231) appeared in 15 games (all starts) for the Raptors 905 this season, recording averages of 20.7 points, 6.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.2 steals in 33.6 minutes per game. On Jan. 6, Anderson signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and appeared in three games for Brooklyn. Over four NBA seasons with Dallas (2015-17), Philadelphia (2017-18), Atlanta (2018-19) and Brooklyn (2019-20), Anderson has appeared in 219 NBA games and holds career averages of 5.3 points and 2.5 rebounds in 13.1 minutes per game. He also appeared in seven games (all starts) for the Texas Legends of the NBA G League during the 2015-16 season, where he averaged 23.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 38.3 minutes per game.

Anderson was originally selected by Dallas with the 21st pick in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft.

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Nets Sign Chris Chiozza To Two-Way Contract

Jan 6, 2020 8:35 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard Chris Chiozza to a two-way contract. 

Chiozza (5’11”, 176) joins Brooklyn from the Capital City Go-Go of the NBA G League. In 10 games (nine starts) this season for the Go-Go, he averaged 10.7 points, 3.6 rebounds, 6.6 assists and 2.6 steals in 31.1 minutes per contest. Chiozza signed a two-way contract with the Washington Wizards earlier this season on Oct. 21, and appeared in 10 games for the Wizards, averaging 2.7 points, 1.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.0 steals in 12.3 minutes per game. During the 2018-19 season, Chiozza was signed to a 10-day contract with the Houston Rockets on Feb. 22 and was later signed for the remainder of the season by the Rockets on March 23. He appeared in seven games for Houston, averaging 0.9 points in 4.6 minutes per game. Over two NBA G League seasons with Rio Grande Valley (2018-19) and Capital City (2018-20), the 24-year-old has appeared in 57 games (55 starts) and holds career averages of 12.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 2.1 steals in 33.1 minutes per game.

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Nets Waive Henry Ellenson From Two-Way Contract

Jan 3, 2020 2:31 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have waived Henry Ellenson from his Two-Way contract.

The Nets will likely sign a backcourt player on a Two-Way or 10-day contract.

Ellenson appeared in five games this season with the Nets while averaging 20.1 points and 10.5 rebounds over 10 games in the G League.

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Nets Sign Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot To Two-Way Contract

Oct 23, 2019 5:06 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard/forward Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot to a two-way contract. 

Luwawu-Cabarrot (6’7, 210) has played three NBA seasons with Chicago (2019), Oklahoma City (2018-19) and Philadelphia (2016-18), appearing in 171 career games (33 starts) and averaging 5.7 points and 1.9 rebounds in 15.6 minutes per contest. The France native appeared in 50 games during the 2018-19 season split between the Bulls and Thunder, recording averages of 4.6 points and 1.9 rebounds in 13.4 minutes per game. He has also appeared in three career NBA G League contests while on assignment with the Delaware 87ers during the 2016-17 season, averaging 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.7 steals in 27.1 minutes per game.

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Jaylen Hands Agrees To Sign With Long Island Nets

Oct 1, 2019 5:21 PM

Jaylen Hands has agreed to sign with the Long Island Nets.

Hands was the 56th overall pick by the Nets in the 2019 NBA Draft.

The Nets previously signed Henry Ellenson to a Two-Way contract.

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Nets Convert Theo Pinson From Two-Way To Standard Contract

Apr 10, 2019 2:51 PM

Theo Pinson has agreed to a contract with the Brooklyn Nets for the remainder of the season.

Pinson was previously on a two-way contract.

Pinson went undrafted out of North Carolina in 2018.

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Trajan Langdon Named G League Executive Of The Year

Mar 29, 2019 1:15 PM

Trajan Langdon has been named the 2018-19 NBA G League Basketball Executive of the Year.

In his third season as general manager of the Brooklyn Nets’ NBA G League affiliate, Langdon oversaw a team that tied for the NBA G League’s best record (34-16), secured the No. 1 playoff seed in the Eastern Conference and earned the franchise’s first postseason berth. 

Before the season, Langdon hired former Brooklyn Nets assistant coach Will Weaver as Long Island’s head coach. Under Weaver, the Nets went 13-1 in their final 14 games, including a 10-game winning streak that was the longest in the NBA G League this season and the longest in franchise history. 

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Alan Williams Named G League Player Of The Week

Mar 11, 2019 6:40 PM

Alan Williams has been named NBA G League Player of the Week for games played Monday, March 4, through Sunday, March 10.

 

Williams is on a two-way contract with the Brooklyn Nets.

This marks the second NBA G League Player of the Week honor in Long Island Nets history, the first for Long Island this season and the first of Williams’ career.

Williams led Long Island to a 4-0 week, averaging 22.0 points, 11.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.3 blocks in 28.6 minutes per game while shooting 47.0 percent (31-of-66) from the field and 89.3 percent (25-of-28) from the free throw line. The Phoenix native scored 20 or more points and led Long Island in scoring in three of the team’s four games. He also posted three double-doubles during the four-game stretch.

Williams began the week with a team-high 20 points, eight rebounds, two assists and a block versus Canton on March 4 and followed it with a game-high-tying 28 points, 12 rebounds, a career-high-tying five assists and a career-high-tying three blocks versus Fort Wayne on March 6.

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Tahjere McCall Signs 10-Day Contract With Nets

Feb 26, 2019 3:11 PM

Long Island Nets guard Tahjere McCall has signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets. The call-up is the fifth in Long Island Nets history and the second for the team this season, joining Mitch Creek. 

McCall (6’5”, 190) has appeared in 23 games for Long Island this season, recording averages of 10.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.6 steals in 25.3 minutes per game. The 24-year-old also spent last season with Long Island, appearing in 37 games and registering averages of 9.1 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.8 steals in 28.2 minutes per contest. 

Prior to beginning his professional career, McCall spent two years at Niagara University (2012-14) and two years at Tennessee State (2015-17). In his final two collegiate seasons at Tennessee State, McCall earned Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year accolades and First Team All-OVC honors in both seasons.

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Nets Release Mitch Creek From 10-Day Contract

Feb 8, 2019 10:20 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have released forward Mitch Creek from his 10-day contract.

Creek originally signed a 10-day contract with the Nets on Jan. 25 and signed a second 10-day deal on Feb. 4. In four games, he recorded averages of 3.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 8.9 minutes per contest.

Brooklyn’s roster now stands at 16 players.

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