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Spencer Dinwiddie To Receive Interest From Nets, Wizards, Knicks, Heat, Raptors

Jul 30, 2021 11:01 AM

Spencer Dinwiddie is expected to receive interest in free agency from the Washington Wizards, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors, sources tell The Athletic.

The Wizards entered the picture for Dinwiddie after trading Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers. Brooklyn, however, would need to agree to a sign-and-trade and would seek more than Montrezl Harrell and Kyle Kuzma for their cooperation. 

Dinwiddie averaged 20.6 points per game during the 19-20 but missed most of last season with a torn ACL.

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Nets Trade Landry Shamet To Suns For No. 29, Jevon Carter

Jul 29, 2021 5:11 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to trade Landry Shamet to the Phoenix Suns for Jevon Carter and the 29th pick.

The Nets acquired Shamet from the Los Angeles Clippers last offseason. 

Monty Williams previously coached Shamet during his rookie season with the Philadelphia 76ers. Shamet averaged 9.3 points on 38.7 percent shooting on three-pointers during his lone season with the Nets. 

Shamet is eligible for an extension this offseason or he will become a restricted free agent in 2022.

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Lakers, Mavs, Knicks, Pelicans Interested In Trading For Landry Shamet

Jul 28, 2021 1:44 PM

The Brooklyn Nets are interested in trading Landry Shamet this offseason with multiple teams interested.

The Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks and New Orleans Pelicans are each interested in Shamet. The Knicks previously had interest in trading for Shamet when they dealt Marcus Morris Sr. to the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Nets acquired Shamet last offseason from the Clippers.

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Tags: Landry Shamet, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Mike D'Antoni Steps Down From Full Time Coaching Role With Nets

Jul 28, 2021 12:16 PM

Mike D'Antoni is stepping away from his full time coaching role as an assistant on the staff of Steve Nash with the Brooklyn Nets.

D'Antoni is expected to pursue head coaching jobs again in the future. D'Antoni was a finalist to become head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers this offseason.

D'Antoni stepped down as head coach of the Houston Rockets after the 19-20 season.

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Kevin Durant Expects Brooklyn Big 3 To Make 'Right Decision' On Extensions

Jul 27, 2021 4:16 PM

Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving will become eligible for contract extensions with the Brooklyn Nets this offseason and the intention from Sean Marks is that they will happen. 

Durant hopes the extensions are signed.

“(You) like being in that environment, first of all. You enjoy playing the game, that’s the most important thing. I think we all three enjoy playing with each other,” Durant said when asked by the Post after Team USA practice on Tuesday morning. “But that’s a personal thing, and guys are different. I’m sure when the time is right I’m sure we’ll all make the right decision for ourselves.”

Durant could re-sign for four years, $197.7 million. Harden can extend for three years and $161.1 million. Irving can sign a four-year, $181.6 million deal. Irving could also sign a five-year, $235 million max in 2022 if he waits and opts out.

Durant signed a series of one-plus-one contracts during his tenure with the Golden State Warriors but appears to see himself with Brooklyn long-term.

“Just being in a great environment and being around teammates that enjoy the game,” said Durant. “Keep growing individually. That’s the most important thing; how we’re growing individually. Definitely how we come together as a team. I enjoy seeing my teammates get better; I enjoy getting better and have an environment that encourages that every single day.”

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Tags: Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Mavericks Hire Nets' Andrew Baker For Senior Role In Front Office

Jul 27, 2021 8:14 AM

The Dallas Mavericks have hired Andrew Baker for a senior role in their front office.

Baker was previously working for the Brooklyn Nets and is considered a respected salary cap strategist. Baker was previously with the San Antonio Spurs.

Dallas remade their front office this offseason by hiring Nico Harrison. 

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Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Spencer Dinwiddie Interested In Joining Lakers

Jul 23, 2021 2:09 PM

Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Spencer Dinwiddie each have interest in joining the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times.

The Lakers pursued a trade for Lowry at the deadline but were unable to agree to terms with the Toronto Raptors.

DeRozan is a native of Los Angeles and remains one of the league's best individual scorers in the halfcourt. DeRozan is a native of Los Angeles.

Dinwiddie also grew up in the Los Angeles area and is recovering from a partially torn ACL. Dinwiddie declined his $12.3 million player option for 21-22 with the Brooklyn Nets. 

The Lakers would likely need to work on a sign-and-trade in order to acquire either Lowry, DeRozan or Dinwiddie.

Dennis Schroder, Wesley Matthews, Alex Caruso, Jared Dudley, Markieff Morris, Andre Drummond and Ben McLemore are unrestricted free agents, while Talen Horton-Tucker is a restricted free agent.

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Tags: Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Spencer Dinwiddie, Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Jacque Vaughn Exited Talks To Join Pelicans Following Negotiations With David Griffin

Jul 20, 2021 8:41 PM

Jacque Vaughn was the leading candidate to become head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, but sources tell Bleacher Report that it was his negotiations with David Griffin that derailed the possibility of him joining the franchise. Vaughn removed his name from consideration citing wanting to remain close to his family.

With Vaughn, sources said Griffin had specific ideas to fill out the coach's entire assistant group, envisioning Bucks assistant Charles Lee as the associate head coach, plus a starting backcourt of Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Kira Lewis.

"He wants to have some level of involvement in every decision," one Pelicans voice said.

When Vaughn withdrew, the Pelicans eventually hired Willie Green as head coach.

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Nets To Hold Training Camp In San Diego

Jul 19, 2021 6:13 PM

The Brooklyn Nets will hold their training camp in San Diego. Training camps will open on September 28th.

The Nets open up the preseason on October 3rd against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center.

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Nets, Mavs, Raptors, Hornets Interested In Nerlens Noel

Jul 14, 2021 4:07 PM

Nerlens Noel had a highly productive season with the New York Knicks in 20-21 and figures to receive considerable interest in free agency.

According to Ian Begley of SNY.tv, Noel is expected to receive interest from the Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors and Charlotte Hornets.

Noel averaged 5.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in 24.2 minutes over 64 games last season with the Knicks.

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Nets To Hire David Vanterpool As Assistant Coach

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Jacque Vaughn Withdraws Name From Consideration For Head Coaching Jobs

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Jacque Vaughn 'Gaining Traction' As Candidate For Pelicans

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Celtics To Hire Ime Udoka As Head Coach

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Ime Udoka Believed To Be At Top Of Celtics' List To Become Head Coach

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Pelicans Request Interviews With Jacque Vaughn, Charles Lee

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James Harden Commits For Olympics, Kyrie Irving Likely To Pass Due To Ankle Injury

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Steve Nash Following Game 7: 'We Just Faced One Too Many Obstacles This Year'

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Spencer Dinwiddie To Decline $12.3M Player Option, Will Become Unrestricted Free Agent

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Kyrie Irving Ruled Out For Game 7, Could Return If Nets Advance

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New Book Details How Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving Decided To Team Up On Eve Of Warriors-Celtics Game

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RealGM Radio: Ben Taylor On Bucks-Nets And Wednesday's News

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James Harden Will Play Game 6, Kyrie Irving Ruled Out

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Giannis: Kevin Durant Is The Best Player In The World, We've Got To Guard Him As A Team

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Jeff Green 'Confused' Why He's Been Stuck On Minimum Contracts

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James Harden Plans To Play In Game 5

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James Harden To Test Hamstring During Shootaround Ahead Of Game 5

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Nets Underdogs Versus Bucks But Remain Favorites To Win Title At Sportsbooks

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James Harden Out For Game 5 With Hamstring Injury

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Kyrie Irving Ruled Out Of Game 5 With Right Ankle Sprain

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