Nets

Caris LeVert
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John Tomase
January 07, 2019 - 4:11 pm
The Brooklyn Nets limp into Boston on Monday night with what feels like the bulk of their roster on the sidelines nursing injuries, but don't let the lack of manpower fool you -- the Nets are very quietly one of the hottest teams in the NBA. With 12 wins in their last 15 games, the Nets are...
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Caris LeVert
Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports
John Tomase
November 13, 2018 - 3:35 pm
On impact, the injury looked every bit as bad as one Celtics fans won’t soon forget. But the good news for Nets guard Caris LeVert is that he won’t require surgery and might actually return this season. Either way, Gordon Hayward will be there for him if he needs it. A year after Hayward’s Celtics...
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Rajon Rondo
October 29, 2014 - 6:22 pm
The Celtics hosted the Nets on an opening night where it seemed nothing could go wrong for the home team at TD Garden. First the C's took a 26-point lead into halftime, then they dropped 101 points by end of the third quarter thanks to a Kelly Olynyk buzzer-beater. In the end, the Celtics played...
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February 11, 2013 - 4:54 am
The Celtics ' days of Atlantic Division dominance appear to be ending, and the division might soon get even tougher. According to an ESPN report that credits league sources, the Nets -- who began Monday with a 1½-game lead over the Celtics for second place in the division behind the Knicks -- are...
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July 03, 2012 - 8:14 am
Yahoo! Sports NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski appeared on the Mut & Merloni show Tuesday to discuss all things NBA, including trade rumors involving Dwight Howard and the future of Ray Allen . To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . Wojnarowski said that if the...
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July 03, 2012 - 5:59 am
Even after landing All-Star guard Joe Johnson in a trade Monday and amidst being a front-runner to re-sign Deron Williams , the Nets are in active pursuit of trading for Dwight Howard , according to a report ESPN'€™s Chris Broussard . Broussard says the Nets and Magic are in talks of a trade that...
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March 14, 2011 - 5:17 pm
The Celtics problems with back-to-backs have been well-documented this season, especially on the road where they were 2-7 on the second night heading into Monday's game at New Jersey. True to form the Celtics played great in spurts, but looked tired and slow in others and lost, 88-79. Like many of...
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February 23, 2011 - 10:02 am
For three-plus seasons, the Atlantic Division has been the Celtics kingdom. All of a sudden, it has become a madhouse. A day after the Knicks acquired Carmelo Anthon y , the Nets swooped in and landed Deron Williams from Utah for Devin Harris , rookie Derrick Favors and draft picks . Harris and...
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December 05, 2010 - 10:26 am
The Celtics have a well-worn reputation for playing sub-par basketball on weekend afternoon. With a younger team one might worry about nocturnal activities, but the veteran Celtics are simply creatures of habit. They just don't like having their routines messed with. They turned that bit of...
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May 31, 2010 - 4:55 am
Reports last week indicated that the Hornets were ready to offer their head coaching job to Celtics assistant Tom Thibodeau , and a story by Adrian Wojnarowski at Yahoo!Sports late Sunday night says the team has begun contract discussions with Thibodeau's representatives at Creative Artists Agency...
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