We've released our in-depth player previews of all 15 Brooklyn Nets players (not including non-drafted camp signees). Check them out below!
BY ANTHONY PIGNATTI
Here we go again?
It's just the second day of camp, and Andrei Kirilenko missed practice today due to a back issue. Kirilenko missed 37 games last season, most notably because of back spasms, which he described as "the worst of my career." Today, the issue is being described as a "tight lower back."
A Nets official said Kirilenko's sitting out was just precautionary, adding that Kirilenko entered training camp in much better shape than in the previous year.
As Kirilenko enters his 13th NBA season, you have to wonder if his age, now 33, is catching up with him.
Additional reporting by Devin Kharpertian
How will this 2014-2015 NBA season shake out?
The Brooklyn Game asked 20 contributors, both to The Brooklyn Game and YES Network, the official television home of the Brooklyn Nets, to preview and project the NBA season. We compiled the predictions from to create our official full-season prediction. (For a list of contributors, click here.)
Over the next week, we'll unveil our projections for all 30 teams, including in-depth previews of each team.
Deron Williams and a host of celebrities and superstar athletes are slated to attend the 5th annual Celebrity Dodge Barrage on Monday, September 15th. Want to join them? We've got you covered with a chance to win two free tickets!
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Official info below, from the event's official release:
On Monday, September 15, 2014, Deron Williams will host the 5th Annual Celebrity Dodge Barrage Presented By Master Purveyors at Basketball City in NYC. The Nets All-Star point guard’s signature fundraising event will feature a round-robin style dodgeball tournament, a VIP meet & greet lounge, a live and silent auction, great music by DJ Mode, cocktails provided by Stoli, a delicious array of food prepared by Master Purveyors and sweet treats by Konfections By Karrah and Jala.
Confirmed attendees include NBA stars Mason Plumlee, Jarrett Jack, Sergey Karasev, Markel Brown, and Andrei Kirilenko of the Brooklyn Nets, Paul Millsap of the Atlanta Hawks, Wes Matthews of the Portland Trailblazers, C.J. Miles of the Indiana Pacers, NY Giants Super Bowl Champion Steve Weatherford, Miss USA 2012 Nana Meriwether, former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar, IBF Light Welterweight and WBA Welterweight Champion Paulie Malignaggi, undefeated WBO Middleweight Champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, singer Ray J, fashion designer Angela Simmons, comedian Jay Pharoah and actress Erica Mena to name a few. Internationally Acclaimed Tenor James Valenti will sing the National Anthem and CBS Anchor Chris Wragge and ESPN and YES Sportscaster Ryan Ruocco will emcee.
All proceeds from this event will benefit the Point of Hope Foundation and Brooklyn’s League Education and Treatment Center.
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