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Nets Sign James Webb III To Two-Way Contract

Jan 15, 2018 12:29 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to sign James Webb III to a two-way contract.

Webb is averaging 11.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 27.4 minutes per game in the G League for Delaware.

Webb went undrafted out of Boise State in 2016.

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Nets Sign Milton Doyle To Two-Way Contract

Dec 18, 2017 9:46 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to sign Milton Doyle to a two-way contract.

Doyle has played well for the Nets' G-League affiliate.

Brooklyn waived Yakuba Ouattara, who was on a two-way contract.

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Nets Waive Yakuba Ouattara

Dec 17, 2017 11:18 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have requested waivers on guard Yakuba Ouattara. 

Ouattara originally signed a two-way contract with Brooklyn on July 21. He appeared in one game for Brooklyn’s NBA G League affiliate, the Long Island Nets, recording 14 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals in 31 minutes.

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Jahlil Okafor: I Feel Like I Got Drafted All Over Again

Dec 14, 2017 6:10 PM

The Brooklyn Nets are not sure when Jahlil Okafor will play as they work to incorporate him into the team.

“They know my weaknesses and strengths and I’m working with them every day to get better,” Okafor said. “They already told me what they want me to work on and like I said, I’m all in.”

He added, “[I’m] just getting used to the pace. That’s the main thing. Especially with me really not having played at all this year.”

The Philadelphia 76ers worked to trade Okafor after they declined their option on his contract for 18-19 as he fell out of their plans.

“I feel like I got drafted all over again,” Okafor said. “They’re really invested in me. That just makes me feel wanted, it makes me feel a part of this team.”

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Sean Marks Continuing To 'Bet On Staff' With Nets' Trades

Dec 8, 2017 12:55 PM

The Brooklyn Nets have made a pair of "second draft" moves in trading for Jahlil Okafor and D'Angelo Russell. The hope is that the new situation maximizes the talent that people saw in Okafor and Russell during the draft process less than three years ago.

“Well, I think in any trade or acquisition, you’re essentially going to bet on your staff,” Sean Marks said. “That’s what we’ll do.”

The Nets still have one more draft without their first round pick.

“We’re not trying to get this all back in one fell swoop, or anything like that," Marks said. "We’ll see what opportunities arise over the next year or 18 months, two years, three years and so forth. [That is] the same thing we’ve done over the last 18 months."

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76ers Trade Jahlil Okafor, Nik Stauskas To Nets For Trevor Booker

Dec 7, 2017 4:17 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers are nearing an agreement to trade Jahlil Okafor, Nik Stauskas and the New York Knicks' 2019 second round pick to the Brooklyn Nets and Trevor Booker.

Brooklyn will release Sean Kilpatrick to create a roster spot for Okafor and Stauskas.

The Nets have now acquired two of the top-3 picks of the 2015 draft in Okafor and D'Angelo Russell.

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D'Angelo Russell Undergoes Surgery On Left Knee

Nov 17, 2017 6:13 PM

D'Angelo Russell has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.

The procedure was performed by Dr. Riley Williams III at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Updates regarding Russell’s return will be issued as appropriate. 

Russell has played in 12 games for Brooklyn this season posting team-leading averages of 20.9 points and 5.7 assists along with 4.7 rebounds in 27.7 minutes per game.

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D'Angelo Russell: I Went Through A Lot With Lakers

Nov 4, 2017 3:57 PM

D'Angelo Russell admitted to being irked by comments from Magic Johnson about his leadership.

When explaining the Los Angeles Lakers' decision to trade away Russell and build around Lonzo Ball, Johnson said the franchise "needed a leader" and someone who "can make the other players better."

Russell had previously downplayed Johnson's comments and declined to respond despite being asked about it repeatedly, including at his introductory news conference in Brooklyn this summer.

"I would say it ruffled a few feathers," Russell said on Friday. "But you control what you can control. He's in a position to say what he wants, so I just try to do what I can do at the end of the day."

Russell has played well to begin his career with the Nets and admitted that there were challenges while playing with the Lakers.

"I went through a lot when I was here," Russell said of his time in L.A. "It's nothing I could really control. It was out of my hands by that point [when he was traded].

"I went through a lot -- Kobe's farewell, everything. ... So just to overcome that, I salute myself for that."

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Spencer Dinwiddie's Salary Protection Increasing To $250k

Oct 31, 2017 10:30 AM

Spencer Dinwiddie's salary protection will increase to $250,000 by remaining on the Brooklyn Nets' roster past Oct. 31st.

Dinwiddie signed a three-year contract last December.

Dinwiddie's cap hit this season is $1.5 million with a non-guaranteed salary of $1.7 million in 18-19.

“He continues to play like this, we have to find more minutes for him,” Kenny Atkinson said. “There’s just no choice.”

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Nets Sell 49 Percent Stake Of Franchise At $2.3 Billion Valuation

Oct 27, 2017 8:06 AM

The Brooklyn Nets will sell a 49 percent stake of the franchise to Joseph Tsai.

The purchase price will be based upon a $2.3 billion valuation of the team.

Tsai is the executive vice chairman and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Tsai has the option to acquire a controlling interest in the future.

Mikhail Prokhorov will remain principal and operating owner of the Nets for an additional four years, with a presumption that he will sell his majority stake upon the triggering of Tsai's option.

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Jeremy Lin Undergoes Successful Surgery
Jeremy Lin is expected to make a full recovery.

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Jeremy Lin Out For Season With Ruptured Patella Tendon
Jeremy Lin will be out for the entire 17-18 season with a ruptured patella tendon.

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Nets Fear Jeremy Lin Suffered Significant Right Knee Injury
Jeremy Lin landed awkwardly on a drive to the basket.

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Nets Sign Tahjere McCall, Kamari Murphy
Tahjere McCall and Kamari Murphy were members of the Nets’ 2017 Las Vegas Summer League team.

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Nets Exercise 18-19 Options On Hollis-Jefferson, D'Angelo Russell, Caris LeVert
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and D'Angelo Russell were in the 2015 draft class.

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Nets Waive Milton Doyle, Jeremy Senglin, Akil Mitchell
Brooklyn's roster now stands at 17 players.

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Mikhail Prokhorov Nearing 49 Percent Sale Of Nets
Mikhail Prokhorov is seeking a valuation of the Nets at more than $2 billion.

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Nets Sign Akil Mitchell
Akil Mitchell averaged 9.5 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 22.7 minutes per game for the New Zealand Breakers.

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RealGM Radio: East Over-Unders With Arturo Galletti
Host Danny Leroux and Arturo Galletti continue their annual tradition of breaking down the over/under lines for the Eastern Conference.

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Tyler Zeller Agrees Upon Two-Year Deal With Nets
Tyler Zeller's deal is guaranteed for 17-18 and non-guaranteed for 18-19.

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Nets Considering Tyler Zeller
The Celtics waived Tyler Zeller in early July to create cap space to sign Gordon Hayward.

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Jared Sullinger Discussing Deal With Nets
The Nets have an open roster spot.

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D'Angelo Russell: I Want Teams To Hate The Nets
D'angelo Russell is ready to prove doubters wrong after the Lakers gave up on him to clear cap space.

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Cavs To Receive Nets' 2018 FRP From Celtics In Proposed Trade
The Celtics are prepared to trade away Brooklyn's first round pick in 2018.

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D'Angelo Russell 'Excited For New Opportunity To Start Over' With Nets
D'Angelo Russell realizes the way he was treated by the Lakers was part of the business.

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K.J. McDaniels Agrees Upon Partially Guaranteed Deal With Raptors
In 20 games with the Nets, K.J. McDaniels averaged 6.3 points and 2.6 rebounds in 14.7 minutes.

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Nets Sign Jacob Wiley To Two-Way Contract
Jacob Wiley appeared in 34 games for Eastern Washington, recording averages of 20.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.8 blocks.

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RealGM Radio: Atlantic Division With Tim Bontemps, Jared Weiss
Host Danny Leroux, Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post and Jared Weiss of CLNS Media go in-depth on the NBA's Atlantic Division.

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Nets Receiving Interest In Buying Franchise From Several Parties
Mikhail Prokhorov has hoped to fetch around $2 billion for the franchise.

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Nets Sign Milton Doyle, Jeremy Senglin
Milton Doyle and Jeremy Senglin were both members of Brooklyn’s 2017 NBA Summer League team in Las Vegas.

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