Phoenix Suns sign Cory Jefferson to training camp deal

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On to the next.. — Cory Jefferson (@CoryJay34) August 25, 2015 2014’s “Mr. Irrelevant” (earned by being the last pick in the NBA Draft) and former Nets forward Cory Jefferson signed a training camp deal with the Phoenix Suns, according to the Arizona Republic. Jefferson never cracked a spot in the Nets rotation, playing just […]

Andrei Kirilenko named president of Russian Basketball Federation

Andrei Kirilenko (AP)

Andrei Kirilenko’s stay in Brooklyn was brief — just 62 games (including playoffs) over two seasons. But his stay in basketball will last much longer. Kirilenko was officially named the president of the Russian Basketball Federation today, an expected move that puts the former NBA forward in charge of an unsettled organization. From the Associated […]

ESPN Forecast Predicts 30-52 Nets Record

ESPN is not exactly bullish on Brooklyn’s chances of competing this season. The World Wide Leader’s annual preseason Forecast predicts a 30-52 record for next year’s Nets, an eight-win drop that ranks the Nets 12th in the Eastern Conference. Sports Illustrated got a nearly identical result not long ago with a crude statistical measure. First […]

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson teaches the shimmy

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson teaches the shimmy

Most Brooklyn Nets past and present are persona non grata in the offseason. Not Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who’s been anywhere and everywhere after the Nets acquired him in a draft-day trade. Most recently, Hollis-Jefferson showed Sports Illustrated how to do his patented free throw shimmy, which was inspired by his future Brooklyn Nets teammate Kevin Durant. […]

Quiz: Nets Opening Night Starters

Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Deron Williams, Brook Lopez

OK, this is a pretty tough one. Can you name each player who was on the Nets opening night starting lineup in the last decade? That doesn’t mean who started the most in a season, just who started first. Here, I’ll start you off with a freebie: remember Joe Smith? Probably not. But the #1 […]

Former Nets guard Tyshawn Taylor arrested and released

Tyshawn Taylor

Former Brooklyn Nets draftee Tyshawn Taylor was arrested and released after using a counterfeit money order in his hometown of Hoboken, N.J. From ESPN/AP: Taylor, 25, turned himself in on Aug. 6, Hoboken police confirmed to NJ.com. Police say Taylor tried to pass off the phony money order at the check cashing section of the […]