Senol: Nets interested in signing Jan Vesely

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The Brooklyn Nets are reportedly interested in 6’11 forward Jan Vesely, according to Ismail Senol, a respected Turkish writer. Vesely, the #6 overall pick in 2011, lasted just three seasons with the Washington Wizards before spending 21 games in Denver to cap off his first stint in the NBA. Vesely averaged just 4.4 points and 3.7 […]

Woj: Tony Brown to become lead assistant for the Washington Wizards

Brooklyn Nets interim head coach Tony Brown gestures in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in New York. In Brown's first game as interim head coach, the Spurs defeated the Nets 106-79. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Tony Brown is expected to become the Washington Wizards’ lead assistant coach, reports The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Brown, who took over for the fired Lionel Hollins in February on an interim basis, interviewed for the head coaching role that was eventually given to Kenny Atkinson. In Washington, Brown will join a revamped staff that includes the […]

Kennedy: Shane Larkin opts out of final year with Nets

Phoenix Suns guard Phil Pressey (25) reaches for the ball on Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin in the second quarter during an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Shane Larkin has opted out of the final year on his contract with the Brooklyn Nets and will become an unrestricted free agent, reports Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. The speedy point guard averaged 7.3 points and 4.4 assists over 22 minutes per game for the Nets, seeing a huge role boost after Jarrett Jack tore […]

Woj: Nets add Chris Fleming to coaching staff

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The Brooklyn Nets have added Denver Nuggets’ assistant coach Chris Fleming to the coaching staff, reports The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Fleming, who served under Mike Malone last season, is also the head coach for Germany’s national team and fits the mold of the Nets’ international-minded moves. Along with Sean Marks and Trajan Langdon, the Nets […]

Report: Nets receive permission to interview Gersson Rosas for GM job

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The Brooklyn Nets have received permission to interview Houston Rockets executive Gersson Rosas for their open general manager position by the Houston Rockets, per Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com. Filed to ESPN: Rockets give Brooklyn permission to interview EVP of BBall operations, Gersson Rosas for vacant GM gig. — Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) February 3, 2016 Rosas […]

Bojan Bogdanovic on Team World for Rising Stars Challenge

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It’s hard to imagine anyone from the Nets headed to Toronto for the All-Star Game, but at least one player will make the trip up for a secondary challenge. Second-year guard Bojan Bogdanovic will join Team World in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge to be held on Friday night of All-Star Weekend, as the […]

Nets fans irked by Deron Williams no-show

Dirk Nowitzki & the Dallas Mavericks emerged victorious Wednesday night. (AP)

As the Dallas Mavericks built their lead in the first half, lost it in the second, and regained it in overtime, one small, dedicated group of fans in Section 114 chanted a simple question: “Where is Deron?” They were asking, of course, about Deron Williams, the oft-maligned former Nets point guard. Williams was slated to […]