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Nets Agree To Exhibit 10 Deal With Nuni Omot

Sep 25, 2018 11:26 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to an Exhibit 10 contract with Nuni Omot.

Omot went undrafted out of Baylor in 2018 and played in Summer League for the Golden State Warriors.

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Heat Most Aggressive In Pursuing Trade For Jimmy Butler

Sep 24, 2018 11:14 AM

The Miami Heat have been as aggressive as any other team in pursuing a trade for Jimmy Butler.

The Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers and Sacramento Kings are among the teams interested in a deal for Butler.

Butler requested a trade from the Wolves last week.

Glen Taylor and Butler want a deal completed before the Timberwolves' first day of practice on Tuesday.

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Jimmy Butler Prefers Clippers For Trade, Downplays Fractured Relationship With Towns

Sep 19, 2018 11:06 PM

Jimmy Butler is most interested in a trade to the Los Angeles Clippers, according to sources.

Butler likes the Clippers' odds of signing a second superstar during the 2019 offseason as they have two max contract slots. Sources say the Clippers are emerging as the frontrunner to sign Kawhi Leonard.

Butler informed Tom Thibodeau he would prefer a trade and plans to leave in free agency. Butler has also prioritized the New York Knicks over the Brooklyn Nets.

Butler is downplaying his fractured relationship with Towns as a reason for wanting a trade, league sources said.

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Tags: Jimmy Butler, Karl-Anthony Towns, Los Angeles Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Jimmy Butler Requests Trade From Wolves

Sep 19, 2018 2:28 PM

Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Wolves acquired Butler on draft night in 2017 from the Chicago Bulls.

Butler informed Tom Thibodeau he has no intention of signing a long-term contract with the Wolves as a free agent in 2019.

Butler had hoped the Wolves would sign him to a renegotiate and extension of his contract this offseason, but that would have required the team to cut an enormous amount of salary. The Wolves could only offer a four-year, $110 million extension based on their current cap situation, and Butler understandably turned that down as he could sign a far more lucrative deal next offseason.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Butler would prefer a trade to the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers or New York Knicks. All three teams have cap space to sign Butler outright next offseason as a free agent. Wojnarowski also reports Thibodeau has no interest in dealing Butler for now.

Nick Wiggins, brother of Andrew Wiggins, tweeted “Hallelujah” in response to the news, a post he later deleted. 

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RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti on East Over-Unders

Sep 19, 2018 1:17 PM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti (@AmericanNumbers) break down the over/unders for the Eastern Conference.

They discuss the win total, division, conference and title odds as well as any pertinent individual award numbers for the Hawks (4:41), Knicks (9:40), Bulls (12:44), Cavs (16:02), Magic (28:57), Nets (33:12), Hornets (40:34), Pistons (47:37), Heat (54:34), Wizards (58:45), Pacers (1:02:37), Bucks (1:10:22), 76ers (1:18:16), Raptors (1:31:27) and Celtics (1:41:47).

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Alan Williams To Sign Two-Way Deal With Nets

Sep 14, 2018 5:16 PM

Alan Williams has agreed to sign a two-way deal with the Brooklyn Nets.

Williams has played for the Phoenix Suns since the 15-16 season.

Williams suffered a partially torn meniscus last September.

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Kenneth Faried Cited For Marijuana Possession

Aug 21, 2018 4:05 PM

Kenneth Faried has been charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Faried was with two other men in a car stopped at a DWI sobriety checkpoint in Bridgehampton, New York, at about 1:30 a.m. and police said they detected "a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle."

The Nets acquired Faried in a July trade with the Denver Nuggets.

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Nets Sign Mitchell Creek, Jordan McLaughlin

Aug 20, 2018 1:05 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard/forward Mitchell Creek and guard Jordan McLaughlin. 

Creek (6’5”, 216), joins the Nets after spending the last eight seasons playing internationally for both Adelaide of the Australian National Basketball League (2010-18) and BG Gottingen of the German Basketball League (2018). 

Creek was also a member of the Dallas Mavericks’ 2018 Las Vegas Summer League team, appearing in five games and averaging 6.8 points and 5.2 rebounds in 18.0 minutes per game.

McLaughlin (6’1”, 185) joins the Nets after four years at the University of Southern California. 

McLaughlin was a member of the Nets’ 2018 Las Vegas Summer League team, appearing in five games and averaging 7.0 points, 4.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 19.6 minutes per game.

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Adelaide 36ers Seeking Compensation From Brooklyn For Mitch Creek

Aug 9, 2018 3:11 AM

The Adelaide 36ers of the Australian NBL have gone to court in Australia to stop Mitch Creek from signing with the Brooklyn Nets without compensation.

Creek had one year of a three-year deal left to run with the 36ers in the 2018-19 season but triggered his European/NBA out clause to join a top-level German club, Wurzberg. Wurzberg gave Creek its clearance but Adelaide claims it must get its approval as well.

"We are ensuring in the event that he gets a spot on the final roster that there is some sort of compensation (for Adelaide)," 36ers chief executive Ben Kavenagh told The Advertiser.

Former teammate Josh Childress has taken to social media pleading for the 36ers to come to their senses and allow Creek to follow his dream.

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The Nets are looking at offering Creek a camp invite.

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Theo Pinson Signs With Nets

Aug 6, 2018 4:30 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard/forward Theo Pinson. 

Pinson (6’6”, 210) joins the Nets after a four-year collegiate career at the University of North Carolina. In 122 games (58 starts) for the Tar Heels, Pinson recorded averages of 6.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 21.7 minutes per contest. 

Pinson appeared in all five of Brooklyn’s games at the 2018 Las Vegas Summer League, posting averages of 11.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.0 blocks in 25.0 minutes per game.

 

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Nets, Knicks Expected To Pursue Kyrie Irving
Kyrie Irving will be a free agent in 2019.

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RealGM Radio: Tim Bontemps, Jared Weiss On The Atlantic Division
Host Danny Leroux, Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post and Jared Weiss of The Athletic go in-depth on the NBA’s Atlantic Division.

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Ed Davis Also Received Interest From Blazers, Warriors, 76ers, Thunder
Ed Davis signed a one-year, $4.4 million deal with the Nets.

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Kawhi Leonard Reportedly Talking To Other Stars About 2019 Free Agency Plans
Kawhi Leonard has been in conversation with other players about playing in Los Angeles and Brooklyn.

Bruce Arthur/Toronto Star

Nets Agree To Two-Year Deal With Treveon Graham
The Hornets declined Treveon Graham's qualifying offer before the start of free agency.

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Nets Sign Rodions Kurucs To Multi-Year Deal
Rodions Kurucs was the 40th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.

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Shabazz Napier Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Nets
The Nets have a team option on the second season of the deal with Shabazz Napier.

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Hawks Acquire Jeremy Lin, Nuggets Unload Kenneth Faried, Darrel Arthur, 2019 FRP To Nets
Jeremy Lin will join the Hawks.

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Nets Have Yet To Discuss Extension With D'Angelo Russell
The Nets are prioritizing cap space for the summer of 2019 when they'll potentially have cap space to sign two max contract players.

Michael Scotto/The Athletic

Celtics Receiving Sign-And-Trade Interest On Marcus Smart From Nets, Grizzlies
The Celtics have had zero communication with Marcus Smart.

Jordan Schultz/Yahoo! Sports

Dwight Howard Gave Back $5M In Buyout With Nets
Dwight Howard agreed upon a two-year, $11 million deal with the Wizards.

Tim Bontemps/Washington Post

Wizards Agree To Sign Dwight Howard To One-Year, $5.3M Deal
The Wizards can offer Dwight Howard their starting center job.

Jared Weiss/The Athletic

Nik Stauskas Agrees To One-Year Minimum Deal With Blazers
Nik Stauskas was traded by the 76ers to the Nets last season.

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Ed Davis Agrees Upon One-Year, $4.4M Deal With Nets
Ed Davis had been with the Blazers since 2015.

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Joe Harris Agrees Upon Two-Year, $16M Deal With Nets
Joe Harris has agreed to re-sign with the Nets.

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Warriors Insist They're Not Interested In Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard is expected to reach a buyout with the Nets.

Marc Stein/New York Times

Nets Won't Tender Qualifying Offer To Nik Stauskas
Nik Stauskas will become an unrestricted free agent.

Michael Scotto/The Athletic

Celtics Remain Very Confident In Re-Signing Kyrie Irving
Kyrie Irving has been linked with both the Knicks and Nets.

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Nets Agree To Four-Year Deal With Rodions Kurucs
The Nets used the 40th overall pick in the draft on Rodions Kurucs.

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Theo Pinson Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Nets
Theo Pinson went undrafted out of North Carolina.

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