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Toko, Tyshawn return to Nets with Kirilenko, Terry unlikely

After a two-day stint in Springfield with the team’s D-League affiliate Springfield Armor, Tornike Shengelia and Tyshawn Taylor have been recalled by the Brooklyn Nets, the team announced today. The team sent down Shengelia and Taylor Saturday to get them some playing time in the Armor’s Sunday afternoon game against the Maine Red Claws. The […]

Nets sign Armor’s Kris Joseph to 10-day contract

The Brooklyn Nets have officially signed small forward Kris Joseph from their D-League affiliate Springfield Armor to a 10-day contract, according to an official press release from the team. Joseph’s Armor teammate Willie Reed (aka #CallUpWillie) broke the news of the call-up via twitter on Saturday night. Joseph takes over the vacant 15th roster spot, which has […]

They’re BAAACK! Nets Recall Taylor, Shengelia

wheels up ✈✈.. — tyshawn taylor (@tyshawntaylor) March 27, 2013 Once again, the Brooklyn Nets announced today that they have recalled rookies Tyshawn Taylor and Toko Shengelia from the Springfield Armor, the Nets D-League affiliate. This will the the fifth and fourth times that the Nets have recalled both players, respectively. Under the new collective […]

Taylor, Shengelia shine in Armor loss

Tyshawn Taylor

Brooklyn Nets rookies Tyshawn Taylor and Tornike Shengelia both had monster games for the Nets D-League affiliate Springfield Armor, but it wasn’t enough as the Armor fell to the Austin Toros, 129-123 in overtime. Shengelia finished with 27 points on 11-21 shooting (2-3 from deep), adding six rebounds. Taylor finished with 25 points on 10-16 […]

Hmm… Should the Nets #CallWillieUp?

Reed in college. (AP)

Prior to last night’s Tyshawn Taylor 360 dunk festivities, one Springfield Armor player picked up a special accolade: Armor forward Willie Reed won the D-League Player of the Week Award after recording three double-doubles in three games and averaging some eye-popping numbers: 20 points, 17.3 rebounds, and 3.3 blocks per game on 67% shooting from […]

Nets rookie Tyshawn Taylor finishes a 360 dunk in game (VIDEO)

Nets rookie Tyshawn Taylor finishes a 360 dunk in game (VIDEO)

Armed with a roster flush with talent — including Brooklyn Nets rookies Tyshawn Taylor & Tornike Shengelia, former first-round draft pick Dominique Jones, former Boston Celtics forward Kris Joseph, and D-League Player of the Week Willie Reed — the Brooklyn Nets D-League Affiliate Springfield Armor took down the Erie Bayhawks last night 102-96. Even on […]