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i am looking for dedicated nets daily members,whom may be interested in getting in a free fantasy basketball league,i will get a count on how many people are interested and if need be i will start and run 2 leagues,please contact me at ...
i am looking for dedicated nets daily members,whom may be interested in getting in a free fantasy basketball league,i will get a count on how many people are interested and if need be i will start and run 2 leagues,please contact me at clamato45@gmail.com if interested in being in a league that will be up and running for years to come,i will run either cbs or yahoo,whatever everyone feels better with....also would like to make it a keeper league..maybe looking at 3 or 4 to keep...let me know...thank you........lou
34 minutes ago
NETS HEAD COACH JASON KIDDOn the game:"Overall, I thought everyone competed from the start to the end. Those guys at the end played their butts off, and that just shows that everybody is on board."On the Nets:"I thought they looked good....
NETS HEAD COACH JASON KIDDOn the game:"Overall, I thought everyone competed from the start to the end. Those guys at the end played their butts off, and that just shows that everybody is on board."On the Nets:"I thought they looked good. They’re sharing the ball, they had a lot of great looks. I thought the second group got us going defensively, and that became a game within a game for those two teams…That’s something with this team—the way we’re built, we’re deep. We should always be fresh on the defensive end." On how the team is coming together:"Shaun (Livingston), I thought, ran the ship well. Everybody was communicating. It seemed like we’d been together a little bit longer than we have, but again everybody is trying to do the right thing. Brook (Lopez) looked great on the inside, and we had some great looks around the perimeter that we normally would make, but we’ll live with the shots that we’re getting." On coaching his first NBA game:"I felt great. I just got up to stretch a couple times. But the guys, again, they’ve been working hard, and this was a demonstration of what they’ve been doing against each other, to come out and play an opponent, a very talented team in Washington, and defensively hold them under 40 percent."NETS FORWARD KEVIN GARNETTOn the game:"It was cohesive. The things we have been working on for the last two weeks, it’s all coming together. You put it up against another system and see what it does. It was an entertaining game, but for the most part everything was cohesive."On playing with Brook Lopez:"I’m just in awe a little bit. I’m being honest with everybody. His skill level is impressive. I haven’t been around a skill level like that versus playing with, I don’t think ever. It’s an adjustment for me, just making sure I’m keying in on that and making sure the two of us are on the same page. Impressed is a word that jumps right out."On seeing Jason Kidd coaching in a game environment:"It was weird. I’ll be honest, seeing him in his little tight suit and drawing up plays. It was good. We are trying to be whatever ‘J’ (Kidd) needs us to be. I’m glad we were able to get a win for him and better yet get better tonight. I thought we got better tonight." NETS CENTER BROOK LOPEZOn the game:"Everyone was excited to be out there. I thought for the first game it was pretty good. I think we are very confident where we are offensively, in terms of just sharing the ball, moving on the floor, just playing basketball. We will continue to grow that way. Our major focus is defense."On his game:"Our team is so fortunate when you look at our starting lineup. It can come from anywhere, any night. It depends on whoever gets going, they have the respect of everyone on the floor and we play through that person. We have so many people who can score and the same people are unselfish and great team players and can move the ball well. It’s a great situation for us."On his health:"I do feel stronger out there. It helped me in all the right places. It didn’t hinder me at all getting up and down the floor. It’s exactly where it should be. I made it through training camp with no problems and it felt great tonight."NETS FORWARD PAUL PIERCEOn his first game as a Brooklyn Net: "I honestly didn’t even think about it. I’m part of the Brooklyn Nets. I’ve just been practicing. I didn’t think about it."On Brook Lopez: "He (Brook Lopez) looked good. That’s what we are going to try and do night in and night out. Establish our inside game. We feel like we have an advantage there each and every night. He’s one of the young best centers in the league. He’s going to be a force to be reckoned with." Andrei Kirilenko discusses Nets win over Wizards (Video) - Sarah Kustok - YES Network
about 3 hours ago
I know some of you guys are starting to get into your fantasy leagues. Here's my draft from last night (I picked 11th out of 12...) I haven't played Fantasy in years... PG - Derrick RoseSG - Klay ThompsonSF - Chandler ParsonsPF - David...
I know some of you guys are starting to get into your fantasy leagues. Here's my draft from last night (I picked 11th out of 12...) I haven't played Fantasy in years... PG - Derrick RoseSG - Klay ThompsonSF - Chandler ParsonsPF - David LeeC - Brook LopezG - DeMar DeRozanF - Paul MillsapUTIL - Dion WaitersUTIL - Andrei KirilenkoUTIL - Chris KamanBENCH - Jordan CrawfordBENCH - Kyle KorverBENCH - Alec Burks ----------------------------------------------- You can all post your rosters in the comments and people should grade in comments underneath your rosters.
about 4 hours ago
In Bosnia, Mirza Teletovic's put-back slam didn't happen till nearlyt 3 a.m. local but in places like Jablonica, where he grew up, and Mostar, where he was born, there was celebrating. It's only preseason, but the "Mirza Fearza" and 3-of...
In Bosnia, Mirza Teletovic's put-back slam didn't happen till nearlyt 3 a.m. local but in places like Jablonica, where he grew up, and Mostar, where he was born, there was celebrating. It's only preseason, but the "Mirza Fearza" and 3-of-7 shooting from deep gave the locals hope that the captain of their national team won't spend so much time on the bench this season. Teletovic himself retweeted one report of his dunk. Naš @Teletovic33 brutalno zakucao u koš Wizardsa! Pogledajte kako je to izgledalo! - http://t.co/BbWnNjsF1d — KSBiH (@BFBiH) October 9, 2013 ...then added in English how it made him feel.. THROWS DOWN... I feel good ;) I just saw this on NBA: http://t.co/GslMW0Vwt1 — Mirza Teletovic (@Teletovic33) October 9, 2013 For those readers who want to catch on the local reaction in Croatian, here's a sampling, thanks to our Bosnian readers. http://scsport.ba/vijest/62076 http://scsport.ba/vijest/62071 http://scsport.ba/vijest/62072 http://sportsport.ba/ino_kosarka/monstruozno-kucanje-teletovica-protiv-wizardsa/115426 http://sportsport.ba/ino_kosarka/teletovic-pogadjao-iz-svlacionice-williams-radio-sklekove/115427 http://sportsport.ba/ino_kosarka/teletovic-unistio-wizardse-na-otvaranju-predsezone/115425 http://www.oslobodjenje.ba/sport/kosarka/netsi-savladali-wizzardse-teletovic-pogadjao-trojke-williams-radio-sklekove http://www.klix.ba/sport/kosarka/jason-kidd-prvi-put-na-parket-izasao-kao-trener-slavio-na-krilima-teletovica/131009027 http://www.sport.ba/kosarka/kad-mirza-zakuca-washington-se-trese/ Similarly, in Spain, where he starrted for Caja Laboral before joining the Nets, there was media reaction: http://www.marca.com/2013/10/09/baloncesto/nba/noticias/1381297317.html More from NetsDaily: "Mirza Fearza" excites Bosnia ... in middle of the night Brooklyn's bench leads the way as Nets drop the Wizards in first preseason game, 111-106 (OT) 2nd Half Game Thread: Nets @ Wizards The Teammate - Kevin Garnett New Yorker: Brooklyn Nets leading NBA's international drive
about 7 hours ago
Lenn Robbins' Tuesday column for BROOKLYNNETS.COM discusses the real Kevin Garnett.
Lenn Robbins' Tuesday column for BROOKLYNNETS.COM discusses the real Kevin Garnett.
about 16 hours ago
#WeTalkinBoutPreseason Preseason games are hilarious. They're a group of grown men operating under the agreement that everything they do is inherently meaningless in front of around 5,000 spectators also who understand that. They play th...
#WeTalkinBoutPreseason Preseason games are hilarious. They're a group of grown men operating under the agreement that everything they do is inherently meaningless in front of around 5,000 spectators also who understand that. They play the important players just enough to justify their airfare and let the bench players try to impress people for the rest of the night. The score couldn't matter less and individual stats matter even less than that. It's fun if your team wins, but we're talking about preseason here. Nobody really cares. But if preseason basketball has any meaning at all, it's in the little moments. For one, it's a return to professional basketball, to the camaraderie, to the flow of the game, the smoothness of the announcers, the back-and-forth on the floor. But it's also an introduction: we get to see the new-look Brooklyn Nets, replete with stardom and coaching changes and luxury tax payments, take the floor against another professional basketball team, a real opponent with their own jerseys and arena and luxury tax payments salary cap concerns. And like any preseason game, we got our share of silliness. It went to overtime, because of course it did. Paul Pierce recorded three fouls in the first quarter. Reggie Evans took three field goal attempts while being triple-teamed. Alan Anderson played heroball. Mirza Teletovic was the last man off the bench and it took him all of one possession before hoisting his first shot. Andray Blatche, irrational confidence savant, calmly rose for an open three-pointer without hesitation and clanged it so perfectly you'd thought Wizards fans drew it up themselves. He also airballed a stepback and took something like 30 shots against his former team that's still paying him around $8 million to stay away. But there were also glimpses of what this year's Brooklyn Nets could look like at their best. On the first possession of the game, Kevin Garnett -- who had the ball above the three-point line at the time -- handed it off to former & current teammate Paul Pierce, who curled around Garnett's handoff and buried an 18-foot jumper. On the next possession, a flurry of ball movement around the floor ended in a Brook Lopez dunk. The Nets starters recorded nine assists on 10 field goals in the first half, and Deron Williams replacement Shaun Livingston looked like a starting NBA point guard with his combination of size, quickness, and passing ability. The team has taken Jason Kidd's vision of court vision to heart, With the bench in, Andrei Kirilenko was a spidery menace all over the floor, knocking passes away, swarming defenders, hitting off-balance shots, seeing passing angles that few players could, and somehow stuffing the stat sheet in a game that had more in common with Whose Line is it Anyway than an NBA playoff game. Tyshawn Taylor hasn't lost a lick of athleticism and already looks like a more willing passer. Teletovic threw down a tomahawk putback slam unlike anything I've ever seen Mirza do buried a bunch of threes, resulting in Deron Williams doing three pushups on the bench each time. Also with the bench in, Kevin Garnett huddled the team together -- while the game was still playing, mind you -- and barked orders and instructions at them, even with the guarantee that he wouldn't play again in the game. And near the end of regulation, training camp invitee Chris Johnson came up with the biggest defensive stop of the night, blocking a layup that would've given the Wizards a one-point lead with under a minute left. Mason Plumlee was on the free throw line in crunch time, because this is preseason. Jorge Gutierrez played with poise and the Tyshawn Taylor-Mason Plumlee connection came up big twice in overtime, because the ultimate result of this game has nothing to do with who wins or loses. So while The Points Don't Matter™, the moments do. Win or lose, we got a brief look at what the Brooklyn Nets might look like. And win or lose, I liked what I saw. For a little while, any
about 17 hours ago
Tonight, a new era of Brooklyn Nets basketball began. Even without Deron Williams on the floor, the Nets won 111-106 in overtime. Most Valuable Player- Andrei Kirilenko was aggressive on both ends of the court, and racked up the steals a...
Tonight, a new era of Brooklyn Nets basketball began. Even without Deron Williams on the floor, the Nets won 111-106 in overtime. Most Valuable Player- Andrei Kirilenko was aggressive on both ends of the court, and racked up the steals and forced turnovers. The seasoned veteran was immediately the spark off the bench that the Nets will be looking for throughout the year. Kirilenko finished with 11 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals and block in 23 minutes. A treat to watch. X-Factor: Kevin Garnett was classic KG tonight.  He was constantly talking (surprise!) on the floor, being supportive and energetic. Garnett demanded the attention and respect of the team at all moments, it's very clear that the culture of this team has changed already. There are plenty of things that have become "iconic" to Garnett, like jumping up and blocking shots after the whistle. For years, I hated him for it. Tonight, I smiled. It's good to have KG on your side. Other Notes: Mirza threw down. I love Shaun Livingston already. Reggie made his first two free throws. Brook is big. Nets basketball is back. The post Preseason: Nets 111, Wizards 106 (OT) appeared first on The Brooklyn Game.
about 17 hours ago
Mirza Teletovic throws it down. (h/t Streets of the NBA) The post MIRZA TOMAHAWKOVIC appeared first on The Brooklyn Game.
Mirza Teletovic throws it down. (h/t Streets of the NBA) The post MIRZA TOMAHAWKOVIC appeared first on The Brooklyn Game.
about 17 hours ago
After one half of basketball, the Nets lead the Wizards, 51-47. Game Thread: Brooklyn Nets at Washington Wizards, 7:00 PM - NetsDaily
After one half of basketball, the Nets lead the Wizards, 51-47. Game Thread: Brooklyn Nets at Washington Wizards, 7:00 PM - NetsDaily
about 18 hours ago
Lenn Robbins, the Nets in-house beat writer, profiles Kevin Garnett, his role in this month's training camp and how it's changed the personality of the Nets. "He has wasted little time putting his stamp on this team. He was the first ...
Lenn Robbins, the Nets in-house beat writer, profiles Kevin Garnett, his role in this month's training camp and how it's changed the personality of the Nets. "He has wasted little time putting his stamp on this team. He was the first player on the court for each practice during training camp. He bought the team dinner Friday night, treating them to barbecue. He has been known to buy rookie teammates suits because it's important to him that they dress the part of an NBA player." Robbins talks to a mixture of experts on the KG Effect, from Jason Terry to Celtics play-by-play announcer Sean Grande as well as an expert on physical contact and trust. "The way he affects the culture in a locker room is like no other player in the NBA,'' said Grande. "Some players are vocal leaders. Some lead by example. Some lead with their play. He does all three." But perhaps the most telling example of leadership came earlier this week when Alan Anderson missed a free throw at the end of practice, making his teammates run wind sprints. Anderson, writes Robbins, dropped his head in embarrassment. Robbins describes what happens next... Garnett clandestinely moves alongside the teammate who he once coached in his summer camp. "Control your breathing when you get up there,'' he says. Anderson buries his next free throw. Garnett claps, his two huge hands clanging together like cast iron pans. The Real K.G. - Lenn Robbins - Brooklyn Nets
about 21 hours ago